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The rematch Chad Mendes has been waiting for since 2012 is upon us. He and UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo will clash again at UFC 179 on Saturday night. Mendes has one loss on his record and it came at the hands—or should I say knee—of Aldo. Back in Jan. 2012, a well-placed knee knocked Mendes out as he attempted to dethrone Aldo in front of his hometown crowd in Rio de Janeiro. Since the loss, Mendes has been on a rampage as he has set his sights on avenging the defeat and winning the 145 read news >>

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Two years ago Chad Mendes fell to Jose Aldo. Now he's back, with a new coach, a new style, and a new winning-streak at his back, ready to try it again. BE's striking specialist Connor Ruebusch breaks down the strategy he'll need to execute to become the new featherweight champ. It's been five years since Jose Aldo first won his featherweight belt in a five-round battering of then WEC champion Urijah Faber. For five years, challengers have struggled to the top of the division only to fall to the read news >>

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The first time Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes met, the former landed a knee that sent the latter into la la land. What happened next created one of the most iconic scenes in the UFC's history. Aldo spilled out into the crowd at the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The shot of a victorious Aldo among a sea of adoring Brazilian fans is unforgettable. On Saturday, the two men will have their long-awaited rematch. The arena has changed, but the bout will still be in Rio de Janeiro, where Aldo is so read news >>

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Hey, remember that time Chad Mendes got KTFO by Jose Aldo? So does "Money," and he has worked long and hard to get that one back when they hook 'em up for a second time at the upcoming UFC 179 pay-per-view (PPV) event, which is signed and sealed for this Sat. (Oct. 25, 2014) inside the Maracanãzinho Gymnasium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. But it won't be easy. To help get mixed martial arts (MMA) fans amped for this weekend's 145-pound do-over, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has released a pa read news >>

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In the latest episode of UFC 179 Embedded, Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes do some final training sessions before their showdown. Also, Junior dos Santos and Conor McGregor predict the main event, while Mendes catches a pigeon on the beach. read news >>

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Jose Aldo, Chad Mendes and the other stars of UFC 179 stepped on the Maracana field for the workouts this Thursday, and it was a historical moment for the sport. On this day 63 years ago, one of the biggest fights in the history of the sport took place at the soccer stadium, when Masahiko Kimura tapped Helio Gracie with a submission that was later named after him. With MMA returning to Maracanazinho at its finest with UFC 179, the promotion boosts the pre-fight events in Rio de Janeiro. The UFC’ read news >>

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The UFC Featherweight is motivated by the crowd's support in Rio de Janeiro and thinks about repeating his UFC 142 celebration. Jose Aldo wants to use the crowd energy on his favor this Saturday, when he'll meet Chad Mendes for the second time in the main event of UFC 179 in Rio de Janeiro. After breaking the protocol and saluting his fans personally after the open training session this Thursday, The UFC Featherweight champion told the media that he's motivated to attack his opponent when the ti read news >>

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Saturday, January 14, 2012 was both the best and worst night of Chad Mendes’ career as a professional fighter. read news >>

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RIO DE JANEIRO -- Jose Aldo is the last non-American UFC champion, but he’s not worried about it. Set to headline Saturday night’s UFC 179 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, against Chad Mendes, the Nova Uniao featherweight is not thinking about what this fight means to the future of MMA in his country. "I try to forget this," Aldo told the media after Thursday’s workouts at Maracana stadium. "It’s Jose Aldo in there, I want to do my job, believe in what I do. Winning the fight, I carry the whole world read news >>

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RIO DE JANEIRO -- UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes worked out in front of fans and media at UFC 179 media day at Maracana Stadium. read news >>

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EA Sports UFC predicts who will win this Saturday night's UFC 179 main event between UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes. Find out who will leave the Octagon victorious above. read news >>

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