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UFC 142 Fight Card Complete Again for “Aldo vs. Mendes” in Rio

Chad MendesThe UFC 142 fight card is complete again for “UFC 142: Aldo vs. Mendes” on January 14 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil after four fighters had to be replaced in recent weeks.

UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo takes on Chad Mendes in the UFC 142 main event, while Anthony Johnson makes his middleweight debut against Vitor Belfort in the co-main event.

The pay-per-view main card is filled out by Rousimar Palhares vs. Mike Massenzio, Erick Silva vs. Carlo Prater, and Terry Etim vs. Edson Barboza. The six-fight preliminary card, which is topped by Sam Stout vs. Thiago Tavares, airs live on FX.

The complete UFC 142 fight card features:


  • Jose Aldo (c) vs. Chad Mendes
    UFC Featherweight Championship
  • Vitor Belfort vs. Anthony Johnson
  • Rousimar Palhares vs. Mike Massenzio
  • Erick Silva vs. Carlo Prater
  • Terry Etim vs. Edson Barboza


  • Sam Stout vs. Thiago Tavares
  • Edinaldo Oliveira vs. Gabriel Gonzaga
  • Yuri Alcantara vs. Michihiro Omigawa
  • Mike Pyle vs. Ricardo Funch
  • Fabio Maldonado vs. Caio Magalhaes
  • Felipe Arantes vs. Antonio Carvalho

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Pictured: Chad Mendes

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