1. Chad Mendes Calling for 3rd Shot at Featherweight Title

    Chad Mendes wants another opportunity to get his hands on championship gold. The Team Alpha Male staple is only one fight removed from his last attempt to claim the UFC featherweight ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 month ago 11,966 reads 69 comments

  2. 5 Rounds with Jonathan Snowden: Best and Worst from UFC Fight Night 63

    On a normal fight night I tend to wake up, look at the clock and dread the 14 listless hours I know I'll spend waiting for the fights to finally begin...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 1 month ago 21,875 reads 77 comments

  3. Chad Mendes Is Still the UFC's 2nd-Best Featherweight; Is That a Problem?

    We need to talk about Chad Mendes . Mendes rolled over Ricardo Lamas via first-round TKO Saturday afternoon at UFC Fight Night 63, efficiently reaffirming his status as the second-best ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 1 month ago 21,387 reads 115 comments

  4. Chad Mendes vs. Ricardo Lamas: What We Learned from UFC Fight Night 63 Tilt

    The UFC Fight Night 63 main event was an interesting featherweight bout between former contenders Chad Mendes and Ricardo Lamas...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 6,582 reads 82 comments

  5. UFC's Featherweight Division in Flux After Mendes KO's Lamas

    They say there is an unwritten rule that fighters who have lost two title shots to the same champion don't get a third chance. And perhaps it's a good thing, for the most part...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 1 month ago 13,343 reads 94 comments

  6. UFC Fight Night 63: Live Results, Play by Play and Fight Card Highlights

    Chad Mendes toppled Ricardo Lamas in short order in the UFC Fight Night 63 main event. The top-ranked contender at 145-pounds cracked Lamas, and followed up with consistent ground and pound...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 1 month ago 26,585 reads 350 comments

  7. UFC Fight Night 63: Mendes vs. Lamas Fight Card, TV Info, Predictions and More

    Two men who could arguably call themselves the second-best featherweights in the world will tangle Saturday afternoon in Fairfax, Virginia, at UFC Fight Night 63...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 1 month ago 2,496 reads 1 comments

  8. Chad Mendes and Ricardo Lamas Fight to Stay in Fluid Featherweight Title Hunt

    Chad Mendes and Ricardo Lamas haven’t enjoyed much promotional buildup in advance of Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 63...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 1 month ago 2,616 reads 6 comments

  9. The 5 Must-See MMA Fights to See in April

    Clear your calendars, ladies and gents. There's a full schedule of mixed martial arts on deck for the month of April...

    Kristian Ibarra Written by Kristian Ibarra about 1 month ago 8,938 reads 29 comments

  10. Chad Mendes Talks Ricardo Lamas, Aldo vs. McGregor and the Great Outdoors

    Chad Mendes ' heart is racing, and he can't control his breathing. Sweaty palms. Dry mouth. Nervousness has taken over. He goes on autopilot, relying on the motions he's practiced over and over to prepare for this moment, and the deed is done.

    Hunter Homistek Written by Hunter Homistek about 1 month ago 7,282 reads 34 comments

  11. Ricardo Lamas: Defeating Chad Mendes Key to Another Title Shot

    Ricardo Lamas isn't interested in playing the waiting game for another title opportunity. A quick look at the recent history of the UFC's featherweight division reveals that the ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 2 months ago 7,868 reads 129 comments

  12. UFC Fight Night: Best DraftKings Fantasy Picks for Mendes vs. Lamas Fight Card

    On a night with just 10 bouts scheduled, every fighter on the UFC Fight Night 63 card is available for DraftKings players to select. You can select five, but one of them has to be Chad "Money" Mendes ...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 2 months ago 2,188 reads 5 comments

  13. Mendes vs. Lamas, Masvidal vs. Green Set for UFC Fight Night 63 in April

    Former UFC featherweight title challengers Chad Mendes and Ricardo Lamas will lock horns in the main event of UFC Fight Night 63 on April 4 at the Patriot Center in Fairfax, Virginia...

    Dustin Filloy Written by Dustin Filloy about 4 months ago 7,524 reads 23 comments

  14. Conor McGregor and the UFC Implemented the Right Booking and Promotions Plan

    Conor McGregor did what he needed to do against Dennis Siver . His second-round stoppage has earned him a title shot against longtime champion Jose Aldo...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 4 months ago 6,855 reads 34 comments

  15. Ricardo Lamas: 'I Want to Fight Conor McGregor Next'

    Ricardo Lamas is out to pick a fight, and his sights are set on Conor McGregor . The former featherweight title challenger is fresh off one of the most impressive performances ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 6 months ago 13,304 reads 76 comments

  16. Chad Mendes in Championship Purgatory, but It Won't Last Forever

    Chad Mendes put in a stellar outing on Saturday night. Mendes' UFC 179 bout against UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo was the kind of performance that can boost a career. Mendes lost the fight...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 7 months ago 17,064 reads 32 comments

  17. Aldo vs. Mendes 2: Key Stats, Top Moments from Thrilling Rematch at UFC 179

    Jose Aldo , fighting in front of a lively home-nation crowd in Rio de Janeiro , defended his featherweight title for the seventh time in defeating challenger Chad Mendes by unanimous decision (49-46, 49-46, 49-46)...

    Nate Loop Written by Nate Loop about 7 months ago 7,467 reads 17 comments

  18. UFC 179: Video Highlights from Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes' Epic Battle in Rio

    There is a prince and a joker in the featherweight division, but Jose Aldo is king. With his countrymen surrounding the cage, the featherweight champion successfully defended his throne for a second time against perennial contender Chad Mendes...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 7 months ago 14,479 reads 11 comments

  19. Aldo vs. Mendes 2 Results: Breaking Down Next Step for Both Fighters

    The rematch between defending featherweight champion Jose Aldo and No. 1 contender Chad Mendes was the most anticipated fight on the UFC 179 card, and the main event did not disappoint...

    Donald Wood Written by Donald Wood about 7 months ago 1,133 reads 3 comments

  20. UFC 179 Results: 3 Fights to Make for Chad Mendes

    Chad Mendes gave Jose Aldo all that he could at UFC 179 , but it just wasn't enough. Money landed enough to nearly swell the champ's eye shut, but Aldo's immaculate jab and near-perfect ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 7 months ago 10,437 reads 24 comments

  21. Jose Aldo vs. Chad Mendes II: What We Learned from Featherweight Title Fight

    For the first time in what feels like an eternity, UFC 179 brought fight fans an interesting title fight as Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes faced off in a long-awaited rematch. The do-over has been years in the making...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 7 months ago 11,341 reads 25 comments

  22. Aldo vs. Mendes 2 Results: Winner, Scorecard and Analysis

    Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes locked horns for the second time Saturday at UFC 179 , but the result was ultimately the same as Aldo retained the UFC featherweight title in front of his home fans in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 7 months ago 15,838 reads 12 comments

  23. Chad Mendes on Conor McGregor: 'The Guy's a Joke, I'm Gonna Get Paid Big Time'

    UFC featherweight contender Chad Mendes will get his second crack at champion Jose Aldo at UFC 179 this evening, but that doesn't mean he hasn't been listening to the banter of rising star Conor McGregor...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 7 months ago 11,282 reads 8 comments

  24. Jose Aldo vs. Chad Mendes 2: Latest Twitter Hype Before UFC 179

    It has taken almost three years, but Chad Mendes will finally get his chance to rematch Jose Aldo . The two featherweights will main-event UFC 179 , and Aldo's featherweight title will again be on the line...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 7 months ago 672 reads 0 comments

  25. UFC 179: Fight Card, Start Time and Final Aldo vs. Mendes 2 Predictions

    Saturday’s UFC 179 pay-per-view from Ginasio do Maracanazinho in Rio de Janeiro , Brazil, has a solid fight card, but MMA fans are focused on the UFC Featherweight Championship bout between Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes ...

    Donald Wood Written by Donald Wood about 7 months ago 1,649 reads 0 comments