Tag Archives: Chad Mendes

The State of the UFC Featherweight Division

I am very optimistic about the UFC’s featherweight vision.  In fact, I think it may be the most exciting division.  The division puts on great fights and is being infused with great talent. The Champion: Jose Aldo Top Contenders: 1. … Continue reading

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MMA Planet’s Featherweight Rankings (January 2011)

World Featherweight Rankings 1. Jose Aldo 2. Hatsu Hioki 3. Manny Gamburyan 4. Mark Hominick 5. Michihiro Omigawa 6. Chad Mendes 7. Marlon Sandro 8. Dustin Poirier 9. Josh Grispi 10. Diego Nunes 11. Joe Warren 12. Hiroyuki Takaya 13. … Continue reading

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Potential Breakout Stars in 2011

Every year some fighters go from relative unknown to star and even contender.  2011 will be no different.  The problem is that sometimes these “breakout stars” come from no where.  Sometimes they simply make the most of an opportunity.  For … Continue reading

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