Conor McGregor vs Chad Mendes, UFC 189, July 2015
UFC 189 may have been one of the best cards the UFC has put together in a long time. Every single fight in the main card turned into a bloody war of attrition, testing each fighters commitment to their craft, shaking each fighter to their very core.
The one fight that had me in suspense for the entire duration was Conor McGregor vs Chad Mendes. The suspense was mostly because I was rooting for the underdog, Chad Mendes. Victory was so close yet so far. In the end, it was Conor’s durability and his accurate and powerful striking that won him the UFC Interim Featherweight Championship.
Jose Aldo vs Chad Mendes II, UFC 179, 25 October 2014
We at Cage Inspiration believe that it is the fight fan’s right to have the best of the best fights made available to them. In our “best of the best fights” section, we try and find those fights that inspired us to be fight fans and continue to inspire us to be the best that we can be and do the best that we can do.
Sometimes a good fight is difficult to find. A good fight is one that has the right amount of action, where the fighters are equally matched and show spectacular reactions, skill and training. A fight where the fighters aren’t afraid to engage and even draw blood. A fight where the audience are drawn into the battle in awe of the courage and the abilities of the fighters.
UFC 179 was headlined by the second UFC Featherweight Championship fight between Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes. Mendes is able to bring out the fight in Aldo like no other opponent has before. This fight may be a contender for Fight of the Year. In short, this fight qualifies to be included in our “best of the best fights”. Don’t think, just watch.
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Jose Aldo vs Chad Mendes, UFC 142, 14 January 2012
Jose Aldo vs Chad Mendes is a fight that shows the passion that exists in the sport of MMA. Passion from the fighters and passion from the fans. Fighters train tirelessly day after day, week after week, month after month. Preparing themselves for their next fight – the fight of their lives.
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