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UFC President Dana White addressed the latest media day incident between Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes, where he revealed that the featherweight champion was not faking emotion during the shove but that the Brazilian media had mistranslated his quotes. Earlier this week, featherweight champion Jose Aldo and top contender Chad Mendes attempted their own Jones/Cormier-esque moment at their UFC 179 media day event when the two exchanged words before Aldo shoved Mendes. While hardly any were as convince read news >>

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What started as artsy-fartsy has now become Saturday morning cartoony. Dig it! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight kingpin Jose Aldo will face off against Chad Mendes for a second time when they hook 'em up at the upcoming UFC 179 pay-per-view (PPV) event, which is now official for Oct. 25, 2014, inside the Maracanãzinho Gymnasium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. UFC released the official poster earlier this week. Sweet! Aldo (21-1) hasn't lost in nearly nine years and already has six U read news >>

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Furthermore, when it comes to trash talk or promoting a fight, White says you either have it or you don't. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight titleholder Jose Aldo recently admitted that he was trying to "spice things up" for his upcoming rematch against Chad Mendes by shoving "Money" during their first staredown. See it here. Those comments, however, were made right after Aldo declared that his push was ultimately a real, spur of the moment incident. This, despite the fact that read news >>

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Despite an interview to the contrary, Dana White said Jose Aldo wasn’t playing when he shoved Chad Mendes earlier this week at a press conference in Brazil in support of their rematch at UFC 179.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Furthermore, the 145-pound champion says the only reason "Money" has racked up five straight wins since losing to him two years ago is because he's fighting competition that isn't well-ranked. Since losing to Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight champion Jose Aldo at UFC 142 two years ago, Chad Mendes has gone on a tear inside the Octagon. Not only has he won five straight, but he's also proven that he is no longer just a powerful wrestler, but an accomplished striker, too, as he's read news >>

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Jose Aldo has admitted that he shoved Chad Mendes after being encouraged to improve his fight promotion by his coach. When Jose Aldo shoved Chad Mendes at the media day staredown it was a moment that was clearly out of character for the long time featherweight champ. Aldo's coach, Dede Pederneiras, recently said that he had advised his fighters to start talking trash and taking similar marketing approaches as it's "what the market wants," which seemed to be the driving force behind the shove. Al read news >>

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UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo is not a pay-per-view king, so he decided to spice things up heading to his rematch with Chad Mendes at UFC 179 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Oct. 25. The Nova Uniao fighter shoved Mendes during a media day at Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday. But when they had to face off again in Sao Paulo on Wednesday, nothing happened. Speaking to the local media during a media day in Sao Paulo on Wednesday, Aldo explained that his actions were a way to promo read news >>

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RIO DE JANEIRO -- Jose Aldo is not impressed. Chad Mendes went 5-0 since his first bout with Aldo in 2012, and he’s scheduled to face the UFC featherweight champion again in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Oct. 25. Despite his stoppage wins over the past couple years, Aldo doesn’t see any evolution heading into UFC 179. "The only different thing now is the age. The rest remains the same," Aldo told the Brazilian media during a UFC 179 media day in Rio. "I’m more experienced now, so I know what to do. read news >>

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Jose Aldo's head coach said that he would advise his fighters to do trash talking and other commercial moves to promote fights. Before Jose Aldo shoved Chad Mendes in their staredown to promote UFC 179, Dede Pederneiras kind of knew what was coming. In an interview published by Combate.com on Monday, Aldo's coach and Nova Uniao leader said that he was going to have a conversation with his athletes to explain the importance of promotion in the fight business, even if he was essentially against tr read news >>

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Heavy action from the regional circuit this weekend, which includes embattled featherweight George Sotiropoulos's first fight outside the UFC in over seven years and the the continuing adventures of Minowaman. A packed weekend on the regionals began this Friday with RFA 17 where, in the headliner, former TUF contestant Dakota Cochrane (17-6-0) faced Christos Giagos (10-2-0) for the promotion's lightweight title. Cochrane, who has beaten UFC veterans Efrain Escudero, Joe Stevenson, and Anton Kuiv read news >>

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Apparently, shoving your opponent during a staredown is the new trend among UFC fighters. Less than one month after Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier's infamous brawl at the UFC 178 media day in Las Vegas, UFC featherweight champ Jose Aldo invaded Chad Mendes' personal space with a forceful shove inside the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro ahead of their UFC 179 rematch. MMA Fighting was on scene to capture the action. While Aldo knocked out Mendes with a brutal knee during their first matchup at U read news >>

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