Conor McGregor, Chad Mendes have heated exchange on 'Beyond the Octagon'
Ahead of his UFC 179 title challenge against featherweight champion Jose Aldo, Chad Mendes was a guest on Tuesday's edition's of "Beyond the Octagon" on BT Sports. Before Mendes could go off the air, Irish featherweight contender Conor McGregor, who happened to be in studio, shared a few words with the American, and the ensuing exchange proved to be quite memorable. Watch the video.
Aldo's Great Eight: Joe Rogan ranks Aldo's eight best performances
If Jose Aldo were a heavyweight, he might be the most popular human being in the world of professional sports. He’s lost one of his twenty-five professional fights, is on a seventeen-fight win streak, and he has successfully defended his championship belt in all six of his UFC fights. Outside of Jon Jones, that makes him the most legitimate thing the sport of Mixed Martial Arts has going right now.
'I love Twitter!' Mayhem Miller court video surfaces, explains social media SWAT standoff
"I love Twitter.... Number one was my own personal safety — I just wanted to make sure that everything [went] without a hitch. Unfortunately, there was some trouble…. I don’t want to get into details about the case — I’m sure that there will be a time to tell everything. But, right now, I just want to go through the process…. I’m completely innocent. It’s unfortunate. And, like I said, I will prove my innocence in a court of law."
UFC 179 complete fighter breakdown, Chad 'Money' Mendes edition
MMAmania.com resident fighter analyst substitute fighter analyst Patrick Stumberg breaks down the mixed martial arts (MMA) game of UFC 179 headliner Chad Mendes, who will get his chance at the featherweight strap against Jose Aldo this Saturday (Oct. 25, 2014) inside Ginásio do Maracanãzinho in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
UFC Quick Quote: Mandatory military service will extend the career of 'Korean Zombie'
"It's not something that was a surprise. Since all able-bodied men are obligated to serve, I knew that it was something that I'd have to do at some point. It's the law and a duty of all Korean men. Those are the rules, so I have to abide by them. I'll be working in my local district office. Because of several surgeries that I had, I was given a government office job. I'm not sure exactly what I'll be doing there, though. I think this may extend my career, because it gives me some much needed time to heal. I'll have time to work on my skills without pushing myself to the limit, which is necessary when training for a fight."