UFC 176: Jose Aldo-Chad Mendes II Booked for August 2nd
By FCF Staff
After putting together a five fight win streak, which includes four stoppage victories, Chad Mendes has his rematch with featherweight champ Jose Aldo.
The Ultimate Fighting Championship has announced that Aldo-Mendes II will headline the promotion’s August 2nd event, which will be hosted by the Staples Center in Los Angeles.
Aldo and Mendes battle for the first time in January, 2012, and Aldo knocked out the powerful wrestler in the opening round. Since the loss, Mendes (16-1) has gone on to defeat Cody McKenzie, Yaotzin Meza, Darren Elkins and most recently Nik Lentz.
The featherweight champ, on the other hand, has scored wins over Frankie Edgar, Chan Sung Jung and Ricardo Lamas. Aldo (24-1) has won 17 straight bouts.
No other match-ups have been announced yet for UFC 176.