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UFC 179: Watch 'Aldo vs Mendes 2' extended video preview

Ultimate Fighting Championship has released the full video preview for UFC 179: 'Aldo vs. Mendes 2,' which will air live on pay-per-view (PPV) on Oct. 25, 2014, from Maracanazinho Gymnasium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Jose Aldo is set to defended his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Featherweight title against top-ranked 145-pound contender, Chad Mendes, later this month (Oct. 25, 2014) at UFC 179 from Maracanazinho Gymnasium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

This will be a rematch of their UFC 142 showdown back in Jan. 2012, which ended in spectacular fashion with one second remaining in the first round after Aldo connected with a cartoon-like knee to the face of "Money" that ejected him violently across the Octagon.

As it usually does, UFC has released an extended preview hyping up the much-anticipated pay-per-view (PPV) main event rematch. One that has a bit more juice than the first thanks to a heated exchange at a recent promotional event (watch it here), which has "Money" feeling like he's inside the head of "Scarface."

Time will tell.

In addition to Jose Aldo vs. Chad Mendes 2, UFC 179 will also feature a pivotal Light Heavyweight co-main event clash between Phil Davis against Glover Teixeira, among other matches.

Check out the full UFC 179 fight card below:

UFC 179 PPV Main Event:

145 lbs.: UFC Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo vs. Chad Mendes

UFC 179 PPV Main Card (10 p.m. ET):

205 lbs.: Phil Davis vs. Glover Teixeira
205 lbs.: Fabio Maldonado vs. Hans Stringer
145 lbs.: Darren Elkins vs. Lucas Martins
155 lbs.: Beneil Dariush vs. Diego Ferreira

UFC 179 FOX Sports 1 Prelims (8 p.m. ET):

170 lbs.: William Macario vs. Neil Magny
155 lbs.: Yan Cabral vs. Naoyuki Kotani
125 lbs.: Scott Jorgensen vs. Wilson Reis
145 lbs.: Felipe Arantes vs. Andre Fili

UFC 179 Fight Pass Prelims (7 p.m. ET):

155 lbs.: Fabricio Camoes vs. Josh Shockley
170 lbs.: Gilbert Burns vs. Christos Giagos

For more on UFC 179: "Aldo vs. Mendes 2" be sure to check out our comprehensive event archive right here.

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