Chad Mendes hoping to set UFC record with 5th straight KO


Since losing his first shot at a UFC gold to Jose Alod, Chad Mendes has been on a mission to get back in the title picture. Mendes has won four straight fights by KO/TKO and if he can do the same at the UFC on FOX 9 he will set a UFC record for consecutive wins by KO/TKO.

Chad Mendes knocked out Cody MacKenzie at UFC 148, TKO'd Yaotzin Meza the TUF Australia Finale, TKO'd Darren Elkins at the UFC on FOX 7, and most recently TKO'd Clay Guida at UFC 164. Mendes faces Nik Lentz at this weekend's UFC on FOX 9.

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goocher site profile image  

12/11/13 1:54 PM by goocher

I remember when people would give Mendes shit for his inability to finish fights. Now look at how much the guy has improved from just a wrestler to an amazing mix martial artist.

UGCTT_GSP_Won_WOOHOO site profile image  

12/11/13 1:50 PM by UGCTT_GSP_Won_WOOHOO

Interesting point

Devlin site profile image  

12/11/13 12:20 PM by Devlin

the tko.over horn is listed as retirement? that was after he admitted he couldnt see right? ma6be thats why it doesnt count?

Damaynevent site profile image  

12/11/13 11:41 AM by Damaynevent

I agree. Chad has a much higher fight IQ than Aldo and is just as gifted athletically. The first fight Aldo was more skilled and a more well rounded fighter. I believe Chad is the better wrestler and he's much more comfortable and confident striking now. I think he beats Aldo 2nd time around and sets up an awesome trilogy between the two of them.

eljamaiquino site profile image  

12/11/13 11:07 AM by eljamaiquino

This. Call me when he beats a top 5 opponent in the same fashion.

kevsh site profile image  

12/11/13 10:44 AM by kevsh

Unfortunately Mirko "submitted" to punches so it didn't count as a KO/TKO.

VitorpeepeetasteStrongTRT site profile image  

12/11/13 9:35 AM by VitorpeepeetasteStrongTRT

I think Mendes could beat Aldo. He won't finish him but he could win a decision.

John M site profile image  

12/11/13 9:22 AM by John M

Didn't JDS have 5 straight KOs in his first five UFC fights? Werdum, Struve, Cro Cop, Yvel, Gonzaga

Affliction Blackbelt site profile image  

12/11/13 9:19 AM by Affliction Blackbelt

As awesome as Chad is I find Vitor head kicking bisping, rockhold and hendo into oblivion in the space of one year freakier than 5 KO's.

Mike Chiappetta site profile image  

12/11/13 8:59 AM by Mike Chiappetta

"Decision" Dan Henderson?