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Watch: Chad Mendes Hilariously Struggles To Control His Inner MMA Fighter In Grappling Bout

Chad Mendes caused a pretty serious upset at Submission Underground(SUG) 3 in Portland Oregon on Sunday, when he defeated jiu-jitsu black-belt Jeff Glover in overtime. According to the Eddie Bravo Invitational Rules(EBI), by which SUG abides, if there is no submission winner after a single ten-minute round, the combatants progress to overtime. The overtime rules are quite interesting. First, there …

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Twitter: Chad Mendes Addresses Potential USADA Violation For The First Time

Two-time UFC featherweight title challenger Chad Mendes took to Twitter on Saturday to finally address the revelation that USADA recently flagged him for a potential out-of-competition anti-doping violation. Though the available details of Mendes’ apparent transgression are scant, and will remain so until a more appropriate stage in the adjudication process, the fighter’s tweet strongly suggested that the problem arose …

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UFC 200: Aldo To Fight Edgar For Interim Featherweight Title

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - OCTOBER 25: Jose Aldo of Brazil looks on in his featherweight championship bout against Chad Mendes of the United States during the UFC 179 event at Maracanazinho on October 25, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images)

With Conor McGregor set to fight Nate Diaz again at UFC 200, the UFC brass have decided that the Irishman cannot hold up the featherweight division any longer. While Jose Aldo and Frankie Edgar are to fight for an interim title and not the undisputed title, this will send a message to McGregor that his absence is noted. Edgar v …

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Chad Mendes Claims A Former Foe Would “Destroy” Conor McGregor

Chad Mendes continues to show a complete lack of respect for the skills of his most recent conqueror, Conor McGregor. On Sunday, the California fighter was a guest on Submission Radio, and as usual he had plenty to say about his UFC 189 loss to the Irishman. First, Mendes addressed those fans that believe he “took a dive” in return for a payoff. “Come …

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Chad Mendes Talks About Those Infamous Conor McGregor Body Kicks From UFC 189

Chad Mendes was a guest on the Anik and Florian Podcast this past Monday, and the former UFC featherweight title contender was asked about the impact of those infamous Conor McGregor body kicks at UFC 189. Unsurprisingly, Mendes claimed that “The Notorious” has been greatly exaggerating the role that his body attack played in the story of their July 11th bout. Instead, …

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Watch: Conor McGregor On The Brink – Fantastic New Mini-Documentary About UFC 189

The UFC have released a new mini-documentary about Conor McGregor and his massive July 11th interim-featherweight title victory. UFC 189 was the ultimate MMA saga, replete with a number of distinct chapters. There was the original Conor McGregor vs Jose Aldo build-up that contained so much excitement, and had fans everywhere enraptured. Then, there was the drama surrounding Aldo’s injury, …

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Video: Chad Mendes Was Looking For A Way Out Against Conor McGregor Says Frankie Edgar

UFC featherweight contender Frankie Edgar was a recent guest on The Anik and Florian Podcast, and he didn’t flatter his upcoming opponent, Chad Mendes, when it came time to discuss the Team Alpha Male representative’s efforts against Conor McGregor. The former UFC lightweight champion was asked if he felt he learned anything about his December 11th foe from his performance against …

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