Tuesday, October 21, 2014
You are here: Home » UFC » Aldo-Mendes to headline UFC 142 in Brazil on Jan. 14

Aldo-Mendes to headline UFC 142 in Brazil on Jan. 14

Photo by ProMMAnow.com

UFC featherweight champ Jose Aldo (20-1) will return to action on Jan. 14, 2012, when he defends his title in his home country of Brazil against undefeated Chad Mendes (11-0) at UFC 142.

The UFC confirmed the match-up late Monday night via their website (www.ufc.com). An exact location for the event, including the city, has not yet been determined.

Aldo is coming off a five round unanimous decision win over UFC veteran Kenny Florian at UFC 136 last month. The 25-year-old Brazilian is currently riding a 13 fight win streak and has not lost a bout in almost six years.

A two-time All-American, Mendes has won 11 straight fights since beginning his MMA career in 2008. The Team Alpha Male product is coming off a unanimous decision victory over Rani Yahya at UFC 133 in August.

Mendes made his Octagon debut at UFC 126 in February scoring a unanimous decision victory over Michihiro Omigawa. Stay close to ProMMAnow.com (www.prommanow.com) and our Upcoming Events page as the UFC 142 fight card comes together.

Onnit Medium Light Roast Coffee
Scroll To Top