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UFC 179: Aldo vs Mendes 2 Results

 

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UFC 179: Aldo vs Mendes 2
Oct 25, 2014
Ginásio do Maracanãzinho
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

(click on fighter’s name for detailed scouting report)

(number in brackets is the betting odds: ‘-‘ denotes the favorite – lines from BestFightOdds)

 

Main Card (PPV – 10:00 pm Eastern)

Featherweight Championship:
Jose Aldo – champion (24-1, #1 ranked featherweight) vs Chad Mendes (16-1, #2 ranked featherweight)
– Aldo wins via unanimous decision (49-26. 49-46, 49-46) – FIGHT OF THE NIGHT

Light Heavyweights:
Glover Teixeira (22-3, #4 ranked light heavyweight) vs Phil Davis (12-2, 1 NC, #7 ranked light heavyweight)
– Davis wins via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Light Heavyweights:
Fabio Maldonado (21-7) vs Hans Stringer (22-5-3)
Maldonado wins via TKO (punches) – Round 2 – PERFORMANCE OF THE NIGHT

Featherweights:
Darren Elkins (17-4) vs Lucas Martins (15-1)
– Elkins wins via split decision (27-30, 30-27, 30-27)

Lightweights:
Carlos Diego Ferreira (11-0) vs Beneil Dariush (8-1)
– Dariush wins via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

 

Prelims (Fox Sports 1 (SN360 Canada) – 8:00 pm Eastern)

Welterweights:
Neil Magny (12-3) vs William ‘Patalino’ Macario (7-1)
– Magny wins via TKO (punches) – Round 3

Lightweights:
Yan Cabral (11-1) vs Naoyuki Kotani (33-11-7)
Cabral wins via submission (rear naked choke) – Round 2

Flyweights:
Scott Jorgensen (25-8) vs Wilson Reis (18-5)
Reis wins via submission (arm-triangle choke) – Round 1

Featherweights:
Felipe Arantes (16-6-1, 2 NC) vs Andre Fili (13-2)
– Fili wins via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

 

Early Prelims (UFC Fight Pass – 7:00 pm Eastern)

Lightweights:
Gilbert Burns (8-0) vs Christos Giagos (10-2)
– Burns wins via submission (armbar) – Round 1 – PERFORMANCE OF THE NIGHT

Lightweights:
Fabricio Camoes (14-8-1) vs Tony Martin (8-1)
– Martin wins via submission (Kimura) – Round 1