UFC 179 card of October 25

On October 25th, the UFC 179 will take place live on PPV. The event will take place in Rio de Janeiro in Brazil.

The main event of the evening will be the fight between Chad Mendes and José Aldo, the only Brazilian to still have a belt in the organization.

Recall that both fighters have already fought in the UFC at the 142 event. During the evening, Aldo had inflicted the only defeat in the career of Mendes in the first round.


For the co-main event, Glover Texeira will face Phil Davis in a battle of light heavyweights. For these two fighters, it will be a must-win if they still want to be a potential candidate for the title of champion.

Here is the list of the other fights during the evening:

Main Card (PPV, 10 PM and)

Jose Aldo vs. Chad Mendes
Glover Teixeira vs. Phil Davis
Fabio Maldonado vs. Hans Stringer
Darren Elkins vs. Lucas Martins
Carlos Diego Ferreira vs. Beneil Dariush

Preliminary Card (FS1, 8 PM and)

William Macario vs. Neil Magny
Yan Cabral vs. Naoyuki Kotani
Scott Jorgensen vs. Wilson Reis
Felipe Arantes vs. André Fili

Preliminary Card (Fight Pass, 7 PM and)

Gilbert Burns vs. Christos Giagos
Fabricio Camoes vs. Tony Martin