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UFC 179

After The Crossfire – UFC 179: Aldo vs Mendes II

Jose Aldo outlasted featherweight challenger Chad Mendes en route to a unanimous decision five-round victory and a successful defence of his UFC belt.

All three judges scored the fight 49-46 for the champion.

Both men had their opportunities to finish each other, and the fight was without moments of controversy.

Mendes look much improved from their UFC 142 encounter, utilizing the fast footwork, strikes and legkicks of his Team Alpha Male teammate TJ Dillashaw.

He stood in the pocket and forced the action, usually a dangerous tactic with Aldo.

But ultimately, Aldo used precision striking to respond to Mendes’ pressure.

Aldo and Mendes secured the Fight of the Night. Each fighter secured a $50,000 USD bonus.

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UFC 179

MMA Crossfire – Countdown to UFC 179: Aldo vs Mendes II

It’s fight week!

Check out the Countdown to UFC 179: Aldo vs Mendes II video.

UFC 179 takes place Saturday October 25th in Las Vegas.

Mendes is looking to avenge his UFC 142 loss and emerge victorious.

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MMA Crossfire Expert Cassie Wiseman’s UFC 179 predictions will be available later on this week!

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UFC Fight Night

After The Crossfire – UFC Fight Night 54: MacDonald vs Saffiedine

#2 Rory MacDonald caught #10 Tarec Saffiedine with a beautiful striking combination to force referee Herb Dean to call the fight in the third round at UFC Fight Night 54.

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