UFC 142 poster for 'Aldo vs Mendes' on Jan. 14 in Brazil

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will head back to Rio de Janerio, Brazil, on Jan. 14, 2012, with a UFC 142 fight card stacked with home grown talent.

In the main event of the evening, Jose Aldo will defend his featherweight championship against top contender and suffocating wrestling Chad Mendes. In addition, super popular Brazilian banger Vitor Belfort will get his chance to show off in front of his native fans against middleweight debutant Anthony Johnson.

For all the latest news and notes on UFC 142 be sure to hit up our event archive right here.

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