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UFC 179 Results: Jose Aldo vs. Chad Mendes Rematch Lives Up to Hype

When Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes first stepped into the Octagon two years ago, the high-profile bout was over before it could begin. An Aldo knee to Mendes ' skull knocked the challenger out and allowed the champion to retain his title,...Show More Summary

UFC 179: Full Fight-by-Fight Results and Scorecards

Saturday night’s UFC 179 pay-per-view featured a great main event between Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes, but the entire fight card was filled with entertaining bouts. With Phil Davis earning a lopsided decision win over Glover Teixeira and...Show More Summary

Phil Davis Grounds Glover Teixeira, but Anderson Silva Call-Out Leaves Bad Taste

It continues to feel like two steps forward, one step back for Phil Davis. Davis got off the schneid Saturday night at UFC 179, putting on a wrestling clinic en route to a unanimous-decision victory over Glover Teixeira. It was a good...Show More Summary

UFC 179 Results: 3 Fights for Glover Teixeira to Take Next

Saturday night, UFC 179 marked the UFC's return to both pay-per-view and the country of Brazil. The card was headlined by a featherweight championship thriller in Jose Aldo vs. Chad Mendes, which turned out to be the only really good...Show More Summary

Dear Dana White: Let's Skip Right to Conor McGregor Versus Jose Aldo Please

The full brilliance of Jose Aldo was on display Saturday night in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, as he outpointed a game Chad Mendes. An instant classic and fight for the ages, it was his eighteenth consecutive win and his ninth title defense. Show More Summary

UFC 179 Results: Fight for Jose Aldo to Take Next

As if anyone needed further validation of Jose Aldo's greatness, the champ put on a display at UFC 179 that reminded fans of his former WEC days. Aldo's fight with Chad Mendes started nearly the same as the T.J. Dillashaw vs. Renan Barao bout earlier this year, with the Team Alpha Male fighter dropping the champion early. Show More Summary

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. Show More Summary

UFC 179 Results: Burning Questions Heading into Fight Nights 55, 56

UFC 179 is in the books. The results are as follows: Jose Aldo defeats Chad Mendes by unanimous decision (49-46, 49-46, 49-46) Phil Davis defeats Glover Teixeira by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) Fabio Maldonado defeats Hans...Show More Summary

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. Aldo retained his championship via unanimous decision...Show More Summary

Aldo vs. Mendes 2: Improved Money Still Not Enough to Top Featherweight Champion

Chad Mendes proved Saturday that he is far and away the second-best featherweight in the world. Unfortunately for him, Jose Aldo still proved that he's the best. Despite a visibly better performance against the champion in his second shot at the UFC title, Mendes ultimately came up empty yet again. Show More Summary

UFC 179 Results: 3 Fights for Phil Davis to Take Next

UFC 179 was a solid showing for Phil Davis—a night for him to remind the world that he's actually pretty good at this MMA thing. He kept Glover Teixeira guessing for their entire bout, holding his own on the feet and dominating the action...Show More Summary

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. The judges all scored...Show More Summary

UFC 179 Results: Grades for Every Main Card Fighter

It would be a lie to say that was a lot of fun. UFC 179 hit the airwaves Saturday night to limited excitement, and it lived up to that billing perfectly. A package of uninteresting bouts kicked off the event before a co-main event win...Show More Summary

UFC 179: Complete Results and Most Impressive Performances from PPV Event

UFC 179 provided fans in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil with a little bit of everything on Saturday night. The card—which featured a heavy Brazilian flavor—saw some history made, a few upsets and yet another successful title defense by one of the country's most beloved fighters. In all, 11 fighters had their hands raised in victory by the end of the night. Show More Summary

Phil Davis vs. Glover Teixeira: What We Learned from Light Heavyweight Tilt

The UFC returned to Brazil Saturday night, hosting a pay-per-view live from Rio de Janeiro. Headlined by Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes, the card figured to be exciting but was relatively light on star power. Occupying the co-main event were Phil Davis and Glover Teixeira, both of whom figured to be around the title picture. Show More Summary

UFC 179 Results: Forecasting What's Next for Card's Biggest Winners

UFC 179 didn't turn out to be the most entertaining card ever, but it did yield some big winners on Saturday night. Phil Davis stepped up to the plate in a big way on foreign soil. The former Penn State wrestler took care of a hometown hero in Glover Teixeira in the co-main event. Show More Summary

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 takedown defense were too much for the Californian,...Show More Summary

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. While Aldo won the original...Show More Summary

UFC 179: Jose Aldo, Chad Mendes Deliver Thrilling Fight for the Ages

With apologies to Conor McGregor, the finely tailored Irishman who has taken the Ultimate Fighting Championship by storm, Saturday night's UFC 179 event proved that the two best featherweights in the world reside Brazil and the United...Show More Summary

UFC 179 Results: Winners and Scorecards from Aldo vs. Mendes 2 Fight Card

After a three-week hiatus, the biggest MMA company in the world returned Saturday night with a compelling UFC 179. The headliner featured a rematch between Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes. Aldo successfully defended his featherweight title, picking up a unanimous decision victory. Show More Summary

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