UFC fighter Chad Mendez does a backflip as he celebrates his win against Cody McKenzie (not pictured) during a featherweight bout in UFC 148 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. (photo: us presswire)
SACRAMENTO, CA - Chad "Money Mendes will join his Team Alpha Male partner Urijah Faber when the UFC returns to Sacramento on December 14th at Sleep Train Arena.
Mendes (15-1) will face Nik Lentz (26-5-2-1) who comes into the bout on a three fight win streak. Mendes, who many believe has already earned a rematch with UFC Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo has won four straight since losing to the champ in January of 2012.
Here is a look at the current card for the UFC on Fox 9:
- Anthony Pettis vs. Josh Thomson (UFC Lightweight Title)
- Urijah Faber vs. Michael McDonald
- Carlos Condit vs. Matt Brown
- Chad Mendes vs. Nik Lentz
- Joe Lauzon vs. Mac Danzig
- Scott Jorgenson vs. Ian McCall