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Chad Mendes Has Officially Retired From MMA

Three-time UFC title challenger, Chad Mendes, has officially retired from MMA. Mendes returned to action at UFC 232 in December where he suffered a knockout loss to Alexander Volkanovski. Following this, reports emerged that the Team Alpha Male star was set to retire from the sport with the former featherweight challenger officially announcing his retirement through ESPN’s Brett Okamoto. “The …

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Chad Mendes Confirmed To Fight Alex Volkanovski At UFC 232

The latest addition to the UFC 232 lineup has been confirmed with Chad Mendes set to fight Alex Volkanovski in a featherweight bout.  Mendes (18-4 MMA, 9-4 UFC) made his return to the octagon in July after more than two years out following a U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) suspension. It was an emphatic return as he scored he scored a first-round technical …

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Watch: Chad Mendes Vs. Conor McGregor At UFC 189 In Full

The UFC have released UFC 189’s memorable headlining matchup between Chad Mendes and Conor McGregor in full ahead of UFC 229. And what a night it was. It seems like an eternity ago now, but back in mid-2015, when McGregor had yet to earn his first UFC title, a 145lb title showdown with the long-time champion José Aldo was seen …

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145lb Super-Prospect Zabit Calls For Chad Mendes Next

Featherweight prospect Zabit Magomedsharipov has called out the former-title challenger Chad Mendes for his next UFC outing. For those in the know, Zabit has been seen as one of the sport of MMA’s brightest prospects for some time. Displaying dynamic striking, exquisite takedowns and overall control – the Russian let the world know that he can also pull off incredibly …

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Chad Mendes Will Reportedly Return At UFC Boise In July

One of the top featherweight fighters in the world will return to pro-MMA following his ban at the hands of USADA for testing positive for GHRP-6 in 2016. Chad ‘Money’ Mendes is back! After testing positive for the banned-substance GHRP-6, a growth hormone stimulator, in a USADA-administered drug-test, Mendes was given a two-year ban from all competition, something that will …

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Watch: Frankie Edgar KO’ing Chad Mendes Back In 2015 – Full Fight

Ahead of his UFC 222 co-headliner against Brian Ortega, remind yourself of Frankie Edgar’s dominant first-round KO of Chad Mendes back in 2015. The longtime featherweight contender and former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar faces a unique threat on Saturday night when he takes on the highly-dynamic submission wizard Brian Ortega. Although Edgar’s shot at the belt was set in …

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Two Years On, Relive The Best Moments Of Arguably McGregor’s Greatest Verbal Performance

Two years ago today, the UFC held a press conference to promote the biggest events and fights on their 2015 fall/winter schedule. They called it ‘Go Big’. Then just the interim featherweight champion, Conor McGregor paid heed to the instruction implicit within that title and hijacked the presser, turning it into a rip-roaring one-man show. The stage was littered with …

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Exactly Two Years Ago Today, Conor McGregor Defeated Chad Mendes

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Potentially the biggest superstar in the sporting world today, it’s easy to forget that it’s just two years since Conor McGregor headlined his first UFC PPV event. On July 11, 2015, McGregor defeated Chad Mendes at UFC 189. For followers of ‘The Notorious’, it has truly been a crazy two years. Since this date in 2015, McGregor has captured both …

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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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