UFC 142 “Aldo vs. Mendes” — LIVE Jan. 14th from the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Jose Aldo will defend is title in his home country against number one contender Chad Mendes. Also, UFC veteran Vitor Belfort will talk on big Anthony Johnson in the co-main event.
PPV: 10pm EST
MAIN CARD (Pay-per-view)
Jose Aldo vs. Chad Mendes [t] Result: Jose Aldo defeats Chad Mendes via knockout at 4:59 of R1.
Vitor Belfort vs. Anthony Johnson Result: Vitor Belfort defeats Anthony Johnson via submission (rear naked choke) at 4:49 of R1.
Mike Massenzio vs. Rousimar Palhares Result: Rousimar Palhares defeats Mike Massenzio via submission (heel hook) at 1:02 of R1.
Carlo Prater vs. Erick Silva Result: Carlo Prater defeats Erick Silva via disqualification. Referee Mario Yamasaki claims illegal punches to the back of the head, were just to disqualify Silva.
Edson Barboza vs. Terry Etim Result: Edson Barboza defeats Terry Etim via knockout at 2:02 of R3.
PRELIMINARY CARD (FX)
Sam Stout vs. Thiago Tavares Result: Thiago Tavares defeats Sam Stout via unanimous decision.
Gabriel Gonzaga vs. Ednaldo Oliveira Result: Gabriel Gonzaga defeats Ednaldo Oliveira via submission (rear naked choke) at 3:22 of R1.
Yuri Alcantara vs. Michihiro Omigawa Result: Yuri Alcantara defeats Michihiro Omigawa via unanimous decision.
Ricardo Funch vs. Mike Pyle Result: Mike Pyle defeats Ricardo Funch via TKO (strikes) at 1:22 of R1.
PRELIMINARY CARD (Facebook)
Felipe Arantes vs. Antonio “Pato” Carvalho Result: Felipe Arantes defeats Antonio Carvalho via unanimous decision.
After missing weight for his 185 lb. fight, Anthony Johnson was fined 20% of his fight purse and was forced to be under 205 lbs. on fight day. He weighted in at 204 this morning, the fight is on.
Fight of the Night: Edson Barboza and Terry Etim – $65k
Submission of the Night: Rousimar Palhares – $65k
Knockout of the Night: Edson Barboza – $65k
Attendance: Was not announced at post-fight presser
Live Gate: Was not announced at post-fight presser