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Usually dominant, Jose Aldo ran into a tough bout Saturday against Chad Mendes. In his first meeting with Mendes, Aldo took care of business quickly. After stuffing several takedowns, the featherweight champion defended his belt with a knee as the opening round neared an end. At UFC 179, Mendes was much more competitive, hurting the champion with heavy punches on multiple occasions. In the end, though, Aldo stood tall once again, winning on all three scorecards. Currently, Aldo is now tied with read news >>

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Great UFC fights don’t just entertain fans and build legacies – they inspire others on the promotion’s roster. Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 5 hours ago
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BE's striking specialist Connor Ruebusch breaks down the final three rounds of this instant classic featherweight title fight. It is appropriate that the last two rounds of a title bout are commonly referred to as the "championship" rounds. More than anything else, it is these final rounds of the fight that seem to separate the good fighters from the great, the chaff from the--well, the champions. It's not merely a matter of stamina, though fatigue has been the downfall of many wistful challenge read news >>

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On this week's episode of The MMA Beat, the panel will discuss Ronda Rousey's pay-per-view prowess, Jose Aldo vs. Conor McGregor, Anderson Silva vs. Shogun Rua on TUF Brazil 4, the state of the UFC rankings, and more. Watch "The MMA Beat" live today at 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT / 6 p.m. GMT. Subscribe to the show on iTunes: audio | video or Soundcloud here. Stream it on Stitcher here. Music courtesy of APM Music. read news >>

  • 19 hours ago
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Nine years. Featherweight champion Jose Aldo hasn't lost in nearly nine years. He's riding an 18-fight win streak and boasts a career record of 25-1. Along the way he's beaten the likes of Cub Swanson, Urijah Faber, Kenny Florian, Frankie Edgar and Chad Mendes twice. Mendes threw everything he had and then some at the champ in their rematch, and Fight of the Year candidate, at UFC 179. A few even thought Mendes won the fight. But all of it wasn't enough to keep the Aldo from winning, 49-46, on a read news >>

  • 22 hours ago
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That's according to his former Jungle Fight promoter, Wallid Ismail. In case you haven't noticed, most of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) belts are no longer owned by Brazilian mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters. Just ask Anderson Silva, he'll tell you why. Jose Aldo, though, is holding down the fort for his fellow countrymen, as he remains the last Brazilian titleholder inside the Octagon; though Chad Mendes did his best to make it an All-American championship league in their five-round read news >>

  • 23 hours ago
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Kid Nate is joined by Eugene S. Robinson and Dallas Winston for a discussion of the epic UFC 179 title fight and what's next for champ Jose Aldo. read news >>

  • a day ago
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And still champion. Jose Aldo turned back the stiffest challenge of his career last Saturday at UFC 179, besting Chad Mendes after a five-round brawl that will be up to history to properly put in perspective. In doing so, Aldo answered many of the criticisms that had come to surround his three-and-a-half year tenure as UFC featherweight champion. He was still his measured, technically sublime self during this bout, but when Mendes pushed, Aldo pushed back with true championship mettle. More than read news >>

  • a day ago
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Jose Aldo successfully defended his UFC featherweight title on Saturday night, and his win over Chad Mendes was huge for his country. Wallid Ismail, former MMA fighter and longtime MMA promoter as the president of Jungle Fight, told Ariel Helwani on Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour that a loss in the main event of UFC 179 would have been terrible for the future of the sport in Brazil. "Jose Aldo saved Brazilian MMA," Ismail said. "He saved, no doubt about it. If he had lost our last belt, it wou read news >>

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Jose Aldo proved that he is still capable of truly great things in defending his belt against Chad Mendes, who gave the champion his stiffest challenge ever in the main event of UFC 179. BE's striking specialist Connor Ruebusch breaks it down round by round. As a spectator of combat sports, there is nothing better than having a fighter completely surprise you with his heart, determination, and skill. At UFC 179, such was the case for both fighters in the main event, a rematch between Jose Aldo a read news >>

  • a day ago
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Let the debate begin: Following this past weekend’s UFC 179 win over Chad Mendes, should UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo pass light-heavyweight titleholder Jon Jones as the top pound-for-pound fighter in the sport?Filed under: Bellator, MMA Rankings, News, UFC, (...) read news >>

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