The first time UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo fought Chad Mendes, it ended in a knockout. Aldo delivered a crushing knee to Mendes' head that stopped the bout with a few seconds left in the first round.
Since that January 2012 night in Brazil, Mendes (16-1) has won five straight, including four finishes. Aldo (24-1) hasn't lost since 2005.
Aldo defends his title against Mendes in the main event of UFC 179 at the Ginásio do Maracanãzinho in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Saturday, Oct. 25. Here's the fight card.
Main card on PPV, 10 p.m. ET
Jose Aldo vs. Chad Mendes (featherweight championship)
Glover Teixeira vs. Phil Davis
Fabio Maldonado vs. Hans Stringer
Darren Elkins vs. Lucas Martins
Diego Ferreira vs. Beneil Dariush
Prelims on Fox Sports 1, 8 p.m.
William "Patolino" Macario vs. Neil Magny
Yan Cabral vs. Naoyuki Kotani
Scott Jorgensen vs. Wilson Reis
Felipe Arantes vs. Andre Fili
Early prelims on UFC Fight Pass, 7 p.m.
Gilbert Burns vs. Christos Giagos
Fabricio Camoes vs. Tony Martin