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Chad Mendes Reportedly Targeting End Of Year Return

It has been an interesting ride for for Chad Mendes in his mixed martial arts (MMA) career. Mendes began his career undefeated at 11-0 before challenging Jose Aldo for the 145-pound title. The Brazilian was able to overcome the American wrestler, defeating him via first-round knockout. The loss would not...

Zabit Chooses Between Chad Mendes & Yair Rodriguez for Preferred Next Opponent

Following his impressive second-round kneebar of Brandon Davis at UFC 228, Zabit had a name already on the tip of his tongue, and he was sure to utter it before making his exit: Chad Mendes. That selection was not because Zabit sees Mendes as being an advantageous matchup stylistically....

UFC Featherweight Chad Mendes Discusses Taking Fights That Make Sense

Chad Mendes is eyeing fights that make the most sense to him. Mendes made his return to the Octagon for the first time since Dec. 2015 when he took on Myles Jury. Mendes didn't miss a step, finishing Jury via TKO in the opening frame. Earlier in the night, "Money"...

UFC Rankings Report: McGregor Drops, Mendes Returns

The new UFC Rankings have been released in the aftermath of UFC Boise. Below, you will find the changes in each division: Women’s Strawweight: No Changes Women’s Flyweight: Following Liz Carmouche’s victory over Jennifer Maia, Carmouche has moved up from #7 up to #4. Roxanne Modafferi, Lauren Murphy, and Katlyn Chookagian...

Chad Mendes Responds to Alexander Volkanovski’s Callout

Chad Mendes is well aware of Alexander Volkanovski's callout. Mendes and Volkanovski were featured on the UFC Boise card. Mendes earned a first-round TKO victory over Myles Jury, while Volkanovski turned in a dominant performance against Darren Elkins. After Volkanovski's win, he called out Mendes. When asked about the callout, Mendes...

UFC Boise Video Highlights: Chad Mendes Earns TKO in Return

Chad Mendes was "Money" in his return to the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). For the first time since Dec. 2015, Mendes stepped foot inside the Octagon. "Money" went one-on-one with Myles Jury. The action took place inside the CenturyLink Arena in Boise, Idaho. There wasn't much going on in the...

Chad Mendes Reflects on his USADA Suspension Heading Into UFC Boise Return

Chad Mendes has been on the sidelines but now his sights set on his return to the Octagon under the UFC banner. Mendes is slated to return to action when he faces Myles Jury in a featherweight showdown at the upcoming UFC Boise event. The reason for Mendes’ inactivity is...

Chad Mendes Returns Against Myles Jury at UFC Fight Night in Boise

Chad Mendes is finally ready to resume his fighting career. The former two-time title contender will make his long awaited return to action when he faces Myles Jury at UFC Fight Night in Boise, Idaho on July 14. UFC officials confirmed the matchup on Monday. Mendes has been out of action since...

Chad Mendes: I Would Like to Get That Frankie Edgar Fight Back

Chad Mendes would like a do-over against Frankie Edgar. Mendes will finally be freed from the clutches of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) on June 10. The Team Alpha Male standout hasn't competed since his knockout loss to Edgar back in Dec. 2015. Mendes was suspended by USADA for two...

Chad Mendes Opens up on His USADA Suspension

Chad Mendes has been on the sidelines but now his sights set on his return to the Octagon under the UFC banner. For those who may have forgotten, the reason for Mendes’ inactivity is due to a failed drug test. Back in July of 2016, USADA announced that Mendes...

Chad Mendes Submits Jeff Glover in Overtime at SUG 3

Mendes celebrated a rear naked choke victory over Glover at Submission Underground 3 on Sunday. The UFC title challenger was hit with a two-year suspension following a failed USADA drug test in May last year. Mendes tested positive for the GHRP-6 which he protested was attributable to an anti-psoriasis skin cream. Although 'Money' will not be...

Ben Rothwell Highlights Interim Belt Debacle With Dana White

The UFC heavyweight's tweet to Dana White provokes questions over the recent growth in the introduction of interim belts. When all else fails, introduce an interim title to the mix. Not the words of the UFC top brass, although in the past couple of months we have seen the introduction of...

John Kavanagh ‘Too Afraid to Ask’ About Interim Title

SBG's John Kavanagh has indicated his confusion at the announcement of yet another interim belt in Khabib Nurmagomedov's bout with Tony Ferguson at UFC 209 in March. It is truly a matter of East meets West in the lightweight division at UFC 209 in March. The highly anticipated bout between two of the 155...

Video: Conor McGregor vs. Chad Mendes From UFC 189 (Full Fight)

https://youtu.be/TWdef03nI8s Ahead of their highly-anticipated 170-pound rematch in the main event of next weekend's UFC 202 pay-per-view, which is expected to be among the most-ordered pay-per-views of the year, if not of all-time, UFC has released one of the most popular fights in the career of reigning UFC Featherweight Champion...

Chad Mendes Blames Skin Cream For Failed Drug Test

Chad Mendes believes a skin cream is to blame for his failed drug test and subsequent two-year suspension from MMA. "I've always just accepted it and put it on, not thinking about anything," Mendes said during an appearance on "The Drive" recently (thanks to MMA Fighting for transcribing). "This is...