Aldo vs Mendes UFC 179 Countdown Show
It’s Countdown to UFC 179 as we go behind the scenes and follow the three Brazilians who are getting ready to rumble. The dominant undisputed UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo faces off against Chad Mendes of Team Alpha Male for a second time on his home turf. No doubt Aldo believes he has what it takes to deal with Mendes for a second time.
While Money has been preparing for such a long time for this rematch, all he can see is a victory. In their original fight back at UFC 142 – Aldo vs. Mendes. Chad lost to the champion via a spectacular knockout by a knee, in front of a rapturous Rio De Janeiro home crowd. Can Money Mendes upset the odds and bring home a win this time around against the pound for pound great Jose Aldo?
We go inside the camps of both fighters and are introduced to those who have inspired them along the way. Former top UFC heavyweight contender Pedro Rizzo has been like a father figure to Aldo. Under his stewardship, he has risen the ranks of the MMA world to become one of the greats. Having the longest numbers of UFC title defences in history along the way.
Chad Mendes and Team Alpha Male
Back at Team Alpha Male in California, Chad and his teammates get in another pre-fight session. Surrounded by those who have helped him get tho this stage. Mendes is rated as the best pound for pound in the TAM gym and that says a lot. In a team packed with top contenders, Mendes sticks out as one of the very best. Something he will need to draw up upon to win the UFC featherweight title.
All the action takes place on October 25th, 2014. As Jose Aldo Junior looks to defend his title against challenger Chad Mendes. Can the Amerian bring the gold home to California or will it remain with the champion? We find out everything Saturday night at UFC 179, Rio De Janerio Brazil.