Chad Mendes has won five straight fights since losing to UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo in early 2012, and on Aug. 2 he'll get another crack at both the Brazilian and his world title. Lance Pugmire reports that Aldo will defend his belt against Mendes at UFC 176 in Los Angeles at The Staples Center.
Since stopping Mendes in his native Brazil in the last second of the first round back in 2012, Aldo has fought and won three times. Overall, the champ is 24-1, and has not lost since 2005. Four out of Mendes' last five wins were knockouts and he appears well-positioned to try and avenge his only career loss.
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