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Sean O’Malley, Nicco Montano Among Four Sanctioned By USADA

Sean O'Malley, Nicco Montano, Marvin Vettori, and Augusto Mendes have been handed their sanctions by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). All four fighters tested positive for ostraine following out-of-competition drug tests. The supplements that each competitor took were found to be contaminated. Therefore, all fighters were given six-month sanctions. O'Malley,...

Augusto Mendes Granted UFC Release, Signs With ACB

Augusto Mendes is no longer a part of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) roster. Absolute Championship Berkut (ACB) announced that the former UFC bantamweight has signed with them. Sources told MMAFighting.com that Mendes had one fight left on his UFC deal, but was granted his release. Mendes was suspended by...

Augusto Mendes Claims He’s Made More Money For BJJ Events Over UFC

Augusto Mendes recently spoke to MMAFighting.com and he revealed he's gotten paid more for jiu-jitsu match-ups than bouts under the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) banner: "More than twice, to be honest. And I even won two bonuses, fastest submission and best fight (vs. Miyao). I made more than twice in...

Augusto Mendes Pulled From UFC Fight Night 119 Card

Augusto Mendes won't be competing on the UFC Fight Night 119 card after all. Mendes was scheduled to take on Boston Salmon inside theĀ Ginasio do Ibirapuera in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Instead, Mendes was forced to pull out due to an injury. As of now, Salmon doesn't have a replacement opponent. "Tanquinho"...
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‘Contender Series’ Winner Boston Salmon Fights Augusto Mendes at UFC Fight Night 119: Brazil

Boston Salmon, who earned his contract with the UFC when he impressed Dana White on his Contender Series, will make his Octagon debut later this year vs. Augusto Mendes at UFC Fight Night 119. Salmon (6-1) downed Ricky Turcios via decision in July on the series to earn his contract....

Augusto Mendes Talks Balancing MMA and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Augusto Mendes is a Brazilian jiu-jitsu (BJJ) lover at heart. While Mendes understands that he has to work on all aspects of his game under the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) banner, that hasn't stopped him from giving BJJ the highest priority. Speaking with A.G. Fight, Mendes discussed his routine (via Flo...

Augusto Mendes Doesn’t Feel He’s a Good Match-up For Aljamain Sterling

Augusto Mendes has confidence in his abilities to overcome Aljamain Sterling. The two Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) bantamweights are set to do battle tomorrow night (April 15) inside the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Missouri. The bout will take place as part of the UFC on FOX 24 card. For Mendes,...

Aljamain Sterling on Fight With Augusto Mendes: ‘I Can’t Afford a Third Loss Here’

Aljamain Sterling realizes that another loss could put him in a tough spot. This Saturday night (April 15), Sterling will look to avoid his third straight professional mixed martial arts (MMA) defeat. To do so, he'll have to get past Augusto Mendes. "The Funk Master" hasn't emerged victorious since Dec....

Augusto Mendes: ‘I Want to Finish The Year Among The Top Five’

Augusto Mendes isn't interested in settling for just any spot on the official Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) bantamweight rankings. Mendes was finished by current bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt in his UFC debut, but "Tanquinho" rebounded nicely. Mendes took a split decision win overĀ Frankie Saenz in his next bout and earned...

Aljamain Sterling vs. Augusto Mendes Set For UFC on FOX Event in Kansas City

Aljamain Sterling and Augusto Mendes will be sharing the Octagon next month. Sources have informed MMAFighting.com of the match-up set for UFC on FOX 24 inside the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Missouri on April 15. The event is going to be headlined by a flyweight title bout between champion...

Augusto Mendes: ‘I Want to Fight Someone Ranked in The Top 15’

Augusto Mendes feels ready to face a higher level of competition. After being stopped in his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) debut by current bantamweight king Cody Garbrandt, Mendes took on Frankie Saenz last month. "Tanquinho" scored a split decision win to improve his professional mixed martial arts (MMA) record to...

Yair Rodriguez Rakes in $50,000 Bonus For Thrashing of B.J. Penn

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_7EKXk1t0YU The first Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) event of 2017 is in the books. Last night's (Jan. 15) UFC Fight Night card took place inside the Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix, Arizona. Headlining the event was a featherweight clash between Yair Rodriguez and B.J. Penn. "El Pantera" earned a TKO...

Augusto Mendes: ‘I Truly Believe I Can Defeat Cody Garbrandt’

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IHOV5N-Esnk Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) bantamweight Augusto Mendes didn't have a smooth debut for the promotion. He was welcomed to the Octagon by Cody Garbrandt, who showed him "No Love" with a first round TKO finish. Just 10 months later, Garbrandt captured the 135-pound title. "Tanquinho" told MMAJunkie.com that the loss...

Report: Frankie Saenz vs. Augusto Mendes Added To UFC Fight Night 103

You can officially pencil in Frankie Saenz vs. Augusto Mendes in a Bantamweight bout for the upcoming UFC fight card on January 15th. UFC Fight Night 103 has gained the Saenz-Mendes bout according to reports by both MMAFighting.com and FOXSports.com. Headlined by the Octagon return of UFC Hall Of Famer BJ...

Cody Garbrandt Will Remain On UFC Fight Night 83 Card

Just a day after fearing he would be removed from Sunday's UFC Fight Night 83 card, Cody Garbrandt has a new opponent. Officials announced on Tuesday that the unbeaten bantamweight will take on Augusto Mendes from Pittsburgh and the Consol Energy Center. The main card, which Garbrandt-Mendes will be part...