Jose Aldo's takedown defense is beyond good. He did a masterful job of defending Chad Mendes's attempts last night at UFC 142, and when the opening presented itself, Aldo landed a crushing knee to Mendes's face, which put the challenger down on the mat.  Aldo followed up with a couple of big punches that put Chad out.  Immediately afterwards, Aldo ran into the stands and was mobbed by jubilant Brazilian fans.  Security worked hard to get him back into the Octagon.

It was a brilliant performace by Jose Aldo, and the win moves him up the pound for pound best lists.  Looks like Aldo is going to be champ for a long time,

Here are the complete results from last night's UFC:

Main PPV Card

Jose Aldo defeated Chad Mendes via Knockout (Knee, Punches) - Round 1, 4:49
Vitor Belfort defeated Anthony Johnson via Submission (rear-naked choke) - Round 1, 4:45
Rousimar Palhares defeated Mike Massenzio via Submission (heel hook) - Round 1, 1:03
Carlo Prater defeated Erick Silva via Disqualification (illegal punches) - Round 1, 0:29
Edson Barboza defeated Terry Etim via Knockout (spinning heel kick) - Round 3, 2:02

UFC on FX: PPV Prelims

Thiago Tavares defeated Sam Stout via Unanimous Decision
Gabriel Gonzaga defeated Ednaldo Oliveira via Submission (rear-naked choke) - Round 1, 3:22
Yuri Alcantara defeated Michihiro Omigawa via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 29-28, 30-27)
Mike Pyle defeated Ricardo Funch via TKO (strikes) - Round 1, 1:22

Fuel TV / Facebook Prelims

Felipe Arantes defeated Antonio Carvalho via Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

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