UFC 179: Aldo vs. Mendes 2In the biggest rematch in UFC featherweight history, Jose Aldo and number one contender Chad Mendes collide again in the Octagon. UFC 179: Aldo vs Mendes II - Live on Main Event, Sunday October 26 at 1pm AEST. Read More +
Dry your eyes boys and girls, it's time for another edition of the Downes Side! Don't call it a comeback (it was more of a brief hiatus), but the Nostradamus of MMA has returned to enlighten, engage and enfuriate readers and editors the world over. (Ed note – nice one with enfuriate and not infuriate)
It was the offer Diego Ferreira couldn't refuse. Sure, a UFC 179 fight against Beneil Dariush was on short notice, but when the opportunity included a chance to pick up his third win of the year and to do it while fighting in his native Brazil for the first time, he was all-in.
This week's episode focuses on the highly anticipated grudge match between No. 6 Felice Herrig and No. 11 Heather Clark. Heather explains her distaste for Felice by politely saying, "I don't particularly care for [Felice's] antics." She then throws out all civility and calls Felice things like trashy, obnoxious and tasteless.