“UFC 142: Aldo vs. Mendes” Official Event Poster

Written by Tom Ngo
December 5th, 2011

UFC Poster 142 Brazil Aldo Mendes Belfort Johnson

UFC 142: Aldo vs. Mendes” takes place January 14th inside Rio de Janeiro’s HSBC Arena in Brazil. As depicted by the billboard above, featherweight champ Jose Aldo defends his throne against Chad Mendes in the night’s featured attraction.

A middleweight shootout with Vitor Belfort and Anthony Johnson will serve as the co-main event.

To date, 11 scraps have been confirmed for the show. The organization is expected to announce a twelfth bout for the card shortly.

The pay-per-view broadcast airs live in the United States at 10PM ET/7PM PT.

Here are the athletes slated to appear in the fiesta:

Preliminary Bouts:

Yuri Alcantara vs. Michihiro Omigawa

Felipe Arantes vs. Antonio Carvalho

Ednaldo Oliveira vs. Rob Broughton

Mike Massenzio vs. Rousimar Palhares

Stanislav Nedkov vs. Fabio Maldonado

Paulo Thiago vs. Mike Pyle

Main Bouts:

Sam Stout vs. Thiago Tavares

Siyar Bahadurzada vs. Erick Silva

Terry Etim vs. Edson Barboza

Vitor Belfort vs. Anthony Johnson

Chad Mendes vs. Jose Aldo (UFC Featherweight Champion)

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