Jose Aldo returned to the UFC Octagon saturday night for UFC 179 to battle Chad Mendes. The event took place on Saturday, October 25, 2014, at the Ginásio do Maracanãzinho in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Aldo vs. Mendes 2 featured 11 bouts, some were more interesting to watch than others.
UFC 179 was headlined by a fight between Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes, with Phil Davis vs. Glover Teixeira serving as the night’s co-main event. Elsewhere on the card, Neil Magny went to battle against William Macario. Let’s find out who won at the UFC 179. View the full results for ‘Aldo vs. Mendes 2’-led fight card below.
UFC 179: Aldo vs. Mendes 2
|October 25, 2014|
Ginásio do Maracanãzinho
|Rio de Janeiro, Brazil|
|Jose Aldo vs. Chad Mendes|
|Phil Davis vs. Glover Teixeira|
UFC 179 was live 3,263 days days ago and was the 297th event in UFC history, including pay-per-views, UFC Fight Nights, and The Ultimate Fighter season finales.
Who won at UFC 179
Below is the 11-fight order and UFC 179 results. Here are the real winners and losers from Saturday‘s event:
- Jose Aldo defeated Chad Mendes via Decision (Unanimous) (Round 5 / 5:00)
- Phil Davis defeated Glover Teixeira by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Fabio Maldonado defeated Hans Stringer by TKO (Punches) (Round 2 / 4:06)
- Darren Elkins defeated Lucas Martins by Decision (Split) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Beneil Dariush defeated Carlos Diego Ferreira by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Neil Magny defeated William Macario by TKO (Punches) (Round 3 / 2:40)
- Yan Cabral defeated Naoyuki Kotani by Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) (Round 2 / 3:06)
- Wilson Reis defeated Scott Jorgensen by Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke) (Round 1 / 3:28)
- Andre Fili defeated Felipe Arantes by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Gilbert Burns defeated Christos Giagos by Submission (Armbar) (Round 1 / 4:57)
- Anthony Rocco Martin defeated Fabricio Camoes by Submission (Kimura) (Round 1 / 4:16)
UFC 179 Results
The results are listed in ascending order, starting from the first fight ending with the night’s main event.
Anthony Rocco Martin vs. Fabricio Camoes
The UFC 179 started with Anthony Rocco Martin taking on Fabricio Camoes. Anthony Rocco Martin defeated Fabricio Camoes in Round 1 at 4:16 by Submission (Kimura).
Gilbert Burns vs. Christos Giagos
The second fight at UFC 179 was Christos Giagos vs. Gilbert Burns. Gilbert Burns won in Round 1 at 4:57 by Submission (Armbar).
Andre Fili vs. Felipe Arantes
The following fight was between Felipe Arantes and Andre Fili. Andre Fili beat Felipe Arantes by Decision (Unanimous) in Round 3 at 5:00.
Wilson Reis vs. Scott Jorgensen
In the fourth bout, Wilson Reis defeated Scott Jorgensen by Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke) at 3:28 of Round 1.
Yan Cabral vs. Naoyuki Kotani
The fifth bout ended at 3:06 of Round 2 with Yan Cabral defeating Naoyuki Kotani by Submission (Rear-Naked Choke).
Neil Magny vs. William Macario
In sixth fight of the night, William Macario lost to Neil Magny at 2:40 of Round 3.
Beneil Dariush vs. Carlos Diego Ferreira
Beneil Dariush got the better of Carlos Diego Ferreira and won by Decision (Unanimous) in Round 3 at 5:00.
Darren Elkins vs. Lucas Martins
The eight bout was between Lucas Martins and Darren Elkins. Darren Elkins beat Lucas Martins by Decision (Split) at 5:00 of Round 3.
Fabio Maldonado vs. Hans Stringer
The ninth fight at UFC 179 was Hans Stringer vs. Fabio Maldonado. Fabio Maldonado won in Round 2 at 4:06 by TKO (Punches).
Phil Davis vs. Glover Teixeira
In the co-main event Phil Davis defeated Glover Teixeira via Decision (Unanimous) at 5:00 of Round 3; Mario Yamasaki was the third man in the cage.
Jose Aldo vs. Chad Mendes
In the main event, referee Marc Goddard called an end to the bout at 5:00 of Round 5. Jose Aldo defeated Chad Mendes by Decision (Unanimous).