UFC 179 results & discussion

UFC 179 took place Saturday, October 25th and aired live on PPV. The main event featured a rematch between Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes.

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UFC 179 performance bonuses 

Fabio Maldonado, Gilbert Burns, Jose Aldo, and Chad Mendes each won $50,000 performances at UFC 179 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
 

Sanchez still wants Lauzon 

Diego Sanchez suffered a partially torn LCL and would like to get the fight with Lauzon on his return, a fight that would make the fans happy for sure.
 

Jose Aldo defeated Chad Mendes via unanimosu decision 

The UFC 179 main event features a rematch between champion Jose Aldo and challengers Jose Aldo for the featherweight title.
 

MMA in China: Sinking beneath the waves 

Joel Resnick: “Yes, we owe everyone from RUFF 13 their money. But we’re gonna pay. I haven’t gone anywhere, I am not hiding from anyone. RUFF is not dead."
 

Complete UFC 179 odds: Aldo 2-1 favorite, Glover 3.5-1 

Champion Jose Aldo is a two to one favorite over Chad Mendes, while Glover Teixeira is a three and a half to one favorite over Phil Davis.
 

Titan FC signs five more exciting fighters 

Titan FC announces the addition of five fighters to their roster including UFC vets Steven Siler and Jack May, LI fighters Andre Harrison and James Jenkins, and EJ Brooks.
 

Brown wants GSP in his return fight 

If Georges St-Pierre does return to the UFC in 2015, he won't return right to a title fight and fellow welterweight Matt Brown would like to be his first fight back:
 

McGregor: Aldo is going to die 

Today Conor McGregor took part in a question and answer session for fans attending the UFC 179 weigh-in event and had a fun time with heckling fans.
 

Coach: Velasquez's surgery successful, targeting March return 

Javier Mendez: "I assume he'll be good to go for full-time training by December. He'll have all of November and part of October off. I don't see him being out that long at ...
 

McGregor: Siver fight to 'stay fresh, get rich' 

Dana White said that Connor McGregor was pretty much the featherweight number one contender, so then why is he taking a January bout with Denis Siver?
 

Complete Bellator 130 results: Newton retains title in the fifth 

Bellator 130 took place Friday, October 24th from the Kansas Star Casino in Mulvane, Kansas. The undercard streamed on the UG; main card aired on Spike.
 

Lauzon: Injuries suck 

Joe Lauzon penned a blog today explaining his situation and asking fans to think how much more disappointing it is for the athletes involved.
 

Mendes: I'm going to whip McGregor's @$$ next 

Chad Mendes on Conor McGregor: " He can sit there and watch. I am going to get in there and win and then I'm going whip that dude's a-- next."
 

Glover: If I don't stop Davis's wrestling, I lose 

Glover Teixeira: "He has beaten a lot of Brazilians, but I will end this with a knockout. I trained a lot for this. I have to stop his wrestling. If I don’t stop it, I will ...
 

UFC COO talks Cung Le suspension, unsuspension 

Lawrence Epstein: “I’m not going to sugarcoat this: We’re not happy with how this particular situation played out. Once we had information, we rescinded it."
 

Bisping on Le: 'There's no smoke without fire' 

Michael Bisping: "His were the only levels that were high. Mine weren't high. Nobody else's were high. He was the one everybody was suspecting going into the fight."
 
 

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