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Conor McGregor makes ballsy comments towards Chad Mendes

Chad Mendes is fighting Jose Aldo for the UFC featherweight title this Saturday night from Brazil in the headline bout for UFC 179, but on Tuesday it appeared as if he was ready to catch a plane to Ireland to hand Conor McGregor a beat down instead. Mendes appeared on UFC Beyond the Octagon on BT Sport in England where McGregor was the special in studio guest.  Obviously, Mendes...
Via Fox Sports
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Chad Mendes: T.J. Dillashaw, Urijah Faber would fight 'if the situation is right'

Team Alpha Male is one of the best gyms in MMA. T.J. Dillashaw is the UFC bantamweight champion, Chad Mendes is the No. 1 contender for the featherweight title, Joseph Benavidez is one of the best flyweights in the world and patriarch Urijah Faber is one of the most successful and accomplished lighter weight athletes in MMA history. The camp is so good that one weight class -- bantamweight...
Via Fox Sports
3 hours ago  |  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
3 hours ago  |  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
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Aldo versus Mendes II: The Breakdown

After Nova Uniao’s Renan Barao lost his title to Team Alpha Male’s T.J. Dillashaw – the rivalry between Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes heated up. They meet next at UFC 179 for the second time and this is the biggest challenge facing Aldo in his career to date. You instinctually would not think that after watching the first fight but Mendes seems to have improved more than Aldo in...
Via Fight Booth
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

UFC 179 Pros’ Picks José Aldo vs Chad Mendes 2 ft. Pettis, Khabib, Hendricks & more

Star-studded group predict Aldo vs Mendes 2 which goes down Saturday at UFC 179. Pettis answer is the most interesting as he says, give it a listen!
Via MMAinterviews
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Why you should watch UFC 179

The UFC is ready to return to the spotlight after a three week lull in the action. In the only pay-per-view offering of the month, UFC 179 provides an enticing card live from Brazil. In the main event, Jose Aldo looks to defend his Featherweight title for the seventh time in the Octagon, facing off against a familiar foe in Chad Mendes. This title fight is a rematch from UFC 142...
Via Fight Hub TV
1 day ago  |  Discuss

‘UFC 179: Aldo vs. Mendes II’ Betting Odds (Main Card)

Chad Mendes is convinced he has the arsenal to dethrone the only featherweight champion the UFC has ever known. The Gambling Gods think differently. The powers that be have pegged Jose Aldo (pictured) nearly a 2.5-1 odds-on favorite to retain his title at UFC 179. Mendes, meanwhile, checks in as almost a 2-1 underdog. It will be interesting to see how these lines move as showtime...
Via 5thRound.com
5 days ago  |  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
8 days ago  |  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
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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