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Chad Mendes signs new 8 fight deal with the UFC

No. 1 ranked featherweight Chad Mendes will be competing in the UFC for quite some time after signing a new eight fight deal with the promotion on Monday. Mendes was coming up on the end of his current deal with the UFC before entering into negotiations to re-up with the company. It appears the UFC is committed to Mendes for the long run after inking a new deal that will run for...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Chad Mendes Signs UFC Contract Extension

Chad “Money” Mendes (pictured) will be depositing some more UFC checks for the foreseeable future. On Monday, UFC president Dana White announced they signed Mendes to an eight-fight contract extension. White posted a pic with he, Mendes and UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta reporting the deal on his Twitter account. Mendes owns an impressive 17-2 professional record. His only blemishes...
Via 5thRound.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Chad Mendes Drops Ricardo Lamas in 1st Round – Eyes Title Shot

Chad Mendes needed less than one round to finish Ricardo Lamas. (Mandatory Credit: USA Today Sports) Jose Aldo is the king of the featherweight division.  After his 5-round fight of the year win over Chad Mendes last October, Aldo complemented Mendes in proclaiming him as the division’s prince.  Mendes (17-2) cemented his status as the division’s second in command with a 1st...
Via The Sports Journal
April 06, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 63 Highlights: Mendes massacres Lamas

The “Prince” of the UFC featherweight division, Chad Mendes, reminded us why the smart “Money” is always on him. As long as he’s not facing Jose Aldo. Mendes improved his record to 17-2 (both losses came in title fights against Aldo) with a TKO victory over Ricardo Lamas in the main event of UFC Fight Night 63 yesterday afternoon. Mendes disposed of the Chicagoan at the...
Via Fight Booth
April 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Chad Mendes Ready for Another Shot at the Title After Flooring Ricardo Lamas

Chad Mendes v Ricardo Lamas – UFC Fight Night 63. (Mandatory Credit: Ed Mulholland/ESPN) Two of the UFC’s best featherweight fighters in Chad Mendes (16-2, 7-2 UFC) and Ricardo Lamas (15-3, 6-1 UFC) faced off in the main event at UFC Fight Night on Saturday at the Patriot Center in Fairfax, Virginia. Mendes, whose last fight resulted in his second loss to the featherweight division...
Via The Sports Journal
April 05, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night Results: Chad Mendes KOs Ricardo Lamas In First Round

The waiting begins. After scoring a stunning first-round knockout of number four-ranked featherweight contender Ricardo Lamas at Patriot Center in Fairfax, Va., on Saturday, top-ranked Chad Mendes will now await the results of the upcoming Jose Aldo-Conor McGregor and Frankie Edgar-Urijah Faber bouts to see what his future holds. But for tonight, there will be some celebrating going...
Via NESN.com
April 05, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 63: Chad Mendes vs. Ricardo Lamas (Video Highlights)

Chad Mendes (pictured) entered UFC Fight Night 63 a 4.5-1 odds-on favorite to plaster Ricardo Lamas. While Mendes’ line was quite large, bettors would have been wise to put their money on “Money.” Mendes and Lamas were both looking to bounce back from losses to reigning featherweight king Jose Aldo. Mendes did so in emphatic fashion by dropping Lamas with essentially the first...
Via 5thRound.com
April 04, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Chad Mendes Rains Down Some Serious Blows on Ricardo Lamas

This is one of those rare occasions where the ref deserves some credit for letting these guys fight on. Having covered quite a few UFC events over the last few months it would not have surprised me to see the ref call it after the first time Lamas went down and Mendes started raining blows down upon him. Instead he let it go and Lamas nearly made an admirable recovery--but he didn...
Via FatManWriting
April 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Chad Mendes TKO’s Ricardo Lamas In Opening Round At UFC Fight Night 63

Chad Mendes showed off his heavy hands at UFC Fight Night 63 as he stopped Ricardo Lamas by TKO in the opening round of the main event in Virginia. Round One: Both men clash kicks to start. Lamas misses with a front kick upstairs. Leg kick from Mendes and one from Lamas. Big uppercut from Lamas. He tries a front kick and then lands a leg kick. Kick upstairs blocked then a spinning...
Via Fight Of The Night
April 04, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night Fairfax Picks: Dan Downes Previews Mendes-Lamas Headliner

UFC/WEC veteran Dan Downes talks strategy and predictions for UFC Fight Night Fairfax: Mendes vs. Lamas, taking place Saturday, April 4. That’s right boys and girls, it’s time for another matinee edition of the Downes Side! While it may not be as majestic or carry the same heft as a manatee, at least it will still give you enough time to meet your grandma for a late lunch...
Via NESN.com
April 02, 2015  |  Discuss
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