UFC 142: Aldo vs Mendes Results
Jose Aldo retains his belt, defeats Chad Mendes via KO
UFC featherweight champ José Aldo successfully defended his title against top contender Chad Mendes and wins by knockout at the recent UFC 142 that took place in the HSBC Arena Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Aldo fighting in front of his hometown crowd, finished the fight just one second remaining in the first round – knocking out Mendes with a knee. Another highlight of the evening was Rio de Janeiro’s very own Vitor Belfort defeating Anthony Johnson via submission. See the full results below.
Jose Aldo def. Chad Mendes via KO – Round 1, 4:59
Vitor Belfort def. Anthony Johnson via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 1, 4:49 seconds
Rousimar Palhares def. Mike Massenzio via submission (heel hook) – Round 1, 1:03
Erick Silva disqualified against Carlo Prater (punches to the back of the head) – Round 1
Edson Barboza def. Terry Etim via KO (wheel kick) Round 3, 2:02
Preliminary card (FX)
Thiago Tavares def. Sam Stout defeats via unanimous decision (scorecard not announced)
Gabriel Gonzaga def. Ednaldo Oliveira via submission (rear naked choke) – Round 1, 3:22
Yuri Alcantara def. Michihiro Omigawa via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 30-27 )
Mike Pyle def. Ricardo Funch via TKO – Round 1, 1:22
Felipe Arantes def. Antonio Carvalho via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28,29-28)