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Jose Aldo No Longer Eyeing Move To Lightweight

Long time UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo potentially moving up the UFC’s lightweight division has been talked about many times over the years, but just a few days ahead of his latest title defense against Chad Mendes at UFC 179, the Brazilian star appears to have lost interest in the idea. “Those talks [of fighting at 155lbs] were stronger in the past,” Aldo says in a...
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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...
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Watch Chad Mendes Revisit His First Fight With Jose Aldo

Chad Mendes will get a second chance to try to take the featherweight title from Jose Aldo this coming weekend at UFC 179 in Brazil,  but ahead of the rematch ‘Money’ appeared on the latest edition of the ‘Ultimate Insider’ show to rewatch his first encounter with the champion. In the ‘Film Room’ segment on the FOX Sports 1 show Mendes credits Aldo’s size advantage...
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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...
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Countdown to UFC 179: Jose Aldo vs Chad Mendez (Video)

We are less than a week away from the highly anticipated rematch between Featherweight champion Jose Aldo and challenger Chad Mendez. The two fighters give MMA fans a look into their training and preparation in this ‘Countdown to UFC 179′ video:
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‘Countdown to UFC 179: Jose Aldo vs. Chad Mendes 2′ (Video)

Is it just another manic Monday, or just another mundane Monday at the office? If it’s the latter, then we’ve got a treat for you. Guess who has the entire “Countdown to UFC 179: Aldo vs. Mendes II’ episode ready for you to watch in your cubicle? UFC 179 goes down Saturday inside Maracanazinho Gymnasium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Featherweight king Jose Aldo (pictured) defends...
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UFC 179 Fight Card

After a rare two week promotional hiatus it’s business as usual this coming Saturday night with UFC 179 taking place in Brazil. Fronting the evening’s entertainment is a featherweight title rematch between current champion Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes. In the co-main event light-heavyweight stars Glover Teixeira and Phil Davis will both be looking to get back to winning ways after...
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Fighter Scouting Report: Jose Aldo

Jose Aldo Vitals 5’7″ 145 lbs (Featherweight) 70″ reach, Orthodox September 9, 1986 Record 24-1 (UFC: 6-0) Current Streak 17 straight wins (6 straight in the UFC) Training Black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Championships Held WEC Featherweight Champion: 2009-2010 (two successful title defenses) UFC Featherweight Champion: 2010 – present (six successful title defenses)   Strengths […]
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‘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...
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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...
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