Aldo out, Chad Mendes in vs. Conor McGregor for interim featherweight title

Dana White has announced that UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo is out and Chad Mendes is in vs. Conor McGregor. The pair will fight for the Interim title.

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Fertitta: We fit very nicely with Reebok's focus on training 

Lorenzo Fertitta: "They've kind of carved their niche out in training, with CrossFit ... They have a lot of history there. And we think that we fit in nicely there."
 

How does cage size effect fight outcome? 

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Why do Americans not care about kickboxing? 

Pat Barry: "Kickboxing needs somebody who is going to play that Hollywood bad-ass movie role. But the thing is, kickboxers aren't like that."
 

Schwarzenegger: McGregor one of the 'greatest athletes of all time' 

Arnold Schwarzenegger: "He does that to get noticed and because of that, because he's a great fighter and because of his personality, he now is becoming the hottest ticket."
 

BJ: I haven't done martial arts in a year 

BJ Penn: "I haven't done martial arts this past year. I've been relaxing just catching up on stuff that I missed out in life instead of being in the gym all the time."
 

Renzo Gracie injured, out of ADCC match with Matt Hughes 

Renzo Gracie is injured, faces knee surgery, and is out of the 2015 ADCC superfight with former UFC welterweight champion Matt Hughes.
 

Bermudez looking to make Stephens 'look stupid' at UFC 189 

Featherweight Dennis Bermudez faces a tough test in veteran Jeremy Stephens at UFC 189, but feels like he has the skill set to make his opponent 'look stupid'.
 

Mike Swick: The Comeback - Episode 6 

Mike Swick celebrates his birthday with hard training and then wraps up his three-month fight camp in Phuket, prior to his fight with Alex Garcia at UFC 189.
 

McGregor expects to KO Aldo four minutes into first round 

Conor McGregor always makes a prediction for his fight, and it's always a bold one, and that is no different heading into UFC 189 versus Jose Aldo.
 

Edgar 'definitely annoyed' at Mendes' shot 

Frankie Edgar: "... definitely annoyed. But again, I'm not one to sit there and (complain). The decision is made. I've gotta keep moving and worry about what's next."
 

Birchak: Ban on IVs is F@$%ing $#!^^* 

Anthony Birchak: "I think it's f@$%ing dumb. A lot of fighters are going to get knocked out. Guys cutting a lot of weight will have to move back up."
 

Machida tops UFN 70 payroll with 200k 

Purses at UFC Fight Night 70 ranged from the UFC minimum of $10,000 to $200,000 for Lyoto Machida, despite the fact that he lost on Saturday.
 

Burt Watson enjoying being relevant 

Burt Watson: “I’m a grunt. I like rolling up my sleeves, and I like when people want to get in the mix. I’m enjoying talking to you guys and working with the CFFC."
 
 

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