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CHAD MENDES RUMORS & GOSSIP

Chad Mendes: I want to dethrone Jose Aldo and beat the s--t out of Conor McGregor

Jose Aldo remains one of the longest reigning champions in the UFC and rarely has he been challenged in any of his title defenses, but Chad Mendes managed to push him further than ever before when they rematched last October at UFC 179. Mendes cracked Aldo with some hard punches and event dropped the Brazilian at one point during their fight.  While the result still ended with Mendes...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 63 Trailer / Unusual Start Time

Next up on the agenda for the UFC is Fight Night 63 which takes place on April 4th and is headlined by a featherweight bout between two top contenders in Ricardo Lamas and Chad Mendes. The event will be broadcast live on FOX Sports 1, and in an unusual move it will air at 10am ET (3pm UK) despite the fact that the show is taking place in Fairfax, Virginia.
Via Fight Of The Night
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Chad Mendes Vs Ricardo Lamas Set To Headline UFC Fight Night 63

A featherweight match-up between Chad Mendes and Ricardo Lamas will headline UFC Fight Night 63 in Virginia on April 4th. This will be Mendes’ first fight since losing for a second time to Jose Aldo – the only man to beat him in his 18 fight career so far. Despite the loss ‘Money’ remains rooted to the No.1 contender spot in the division, but like his team-mate Urijah Faber...
Via Fight Of The Night
January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

A look at the beautiful violence of Aldo and Mendes II

At UFC 179, Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes fought one of the best fights of the year. It was the kind of fight that elevated both men afterwards. They tested each other throughout the fight with Aldo retaining his title. It had all the elements of a great title fight with each fighter seizing the momentum for a moment before the other took it back. Here is a close look at how Aldo retained...
Via Fight Booth
October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Jose Aldo tested, but not beaten in UFC 179

After five of the most competitive rounds Jose Aldo has ever fought, he remains the UFC featherweight champion. UFC 179 was Chad Mendes’ opportunity to show the world how far he’d come since being knocked out by Aldo two years ago. Even though Mendes displayed monumental strides in the evolution of his striking game, it […] The post Jose Aldo: The Phenomenon Tested But Not...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Conor McGregor can teabag Chad Mendes

UFC featherweight contenders Conor McGregor and Chad Mendes just made some magic together on BT Sport’s UFC Beyond the Octagon program moments ago. SevereMMA, Ireland’s top MMA site, was all over the broadcast and luckily for all of us they weren’t shy about sharing the quotes. Here’s a taste of the Mendes (who appeared via satellite) and McGregor exchange via @SeanSheehan...
Via Fight Booth
October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Aldo/Mendes 2: A Division on the Brink

This Saturday at UFC 179, featherweight champion José Aldo will defend his title in a rematch against Chad Mendes. The two originally squared off at UFC 142 and the end result was a highlight reel knockout. Mendes had been pressuring Aldo against the cage. Aldo was using good takedown defense and eventually managed to circle out. As he did this, Mendes shot in but wasn’t expecting...
Via The Sports Post
October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Chad Mendes: I’ve Matured, Jose Aldo Hasn’t Improved

Chad Mendes (pictured) claims a lot has changed since he was knocked out in highlight reel fashion by reigning UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo in January 2012. One thing Mendes says has remained the same is Aldo’s game. Mendes was merely in his third UFC fight when the promotion offered him a crack at Aldo’s crown. No youngster turns down a title bout, so “Money” jumped...
Via 5thRound.com
October 13, 2014  |  Discuss

TVP: Mendes TKO’s Guida in Milwaukee

When Jose Aldo knocked out Chad Mendes in Brazil on January 4th of 2012 it was a moment that not only helped define the career of the greatest featherweight of all-time, it also set a fire under the man who many view as his only threat. Five straight wins (four of the KO/TKO variety) later and Mendes finds himself with a shot at righting the only wrong on his professional mixed martial...
Via hov-mma
October 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Chad Mendes one step closer to title shot after besting Nik Lentz

Video: Highlights: Mendes vs. Lentz There was just something about Nik Lentz and his pre-fight interviews that got under Chad Mendes' skin. Several times leading up to the bout on Saturday, Mendes remarked how Lentz was just too cocky and talked too much trash for a fighter that hadn't proved himself against an elite featherweight so he was going to teach him a lesson in the Octagon...
Via Fox Sports
December 15, 2013  |  Discuss
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