Aldo is coming off his second defense of the UFC featherweight title against Kenny Florian. Florian gave Aldo a challenge, but he didn't have what it took to get the job done.
Chad Mendes will be one of the toughest challenges of Aldo's career. Mendes is 11-0 coming into this fight and brings with him an elite wrestling base. He has no problem putting it on display, as he has wrestled his way to four unanimous decision victories in a row.
Mendes is one of the best wrestlers Aldo will have faced, and it'll be interesting to see how these two styles clash.
Here are five bold predictions for UFC 142's main event.