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Latest UFC 179 fight card and rumors for 'Aldo vs. Mendes 2' on Oct. 25 in Brazil

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is bringing its brand of mixed martial arts (MMA) back to Brazil for UFC 179, headlined by a featherweight rematch pitting division champion Jose "Junior" Aldo opposite number one contender Chad "Money" Mendes, streaming live on pay-per-view (PPV), with "Prelims" on FOX Sports 1 and Fight Pass.


Event: UFC 179: "Aldo vs. Mendes 2"
Date: Sat., Oct. 25, 2014 on pay-per-view (PPV)
Location: Maracanãzinho Gymnasium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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):

170 lbs.: Gilbert Burns vs. Christos Giagos
155 lbs.: Fabricio Camoes vs. Tony Martin

For more news and notes on UFC 179 click here.

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