UFC Fight NightL Lamas vs. Mendes took place April 4, 2015 at the Patriot Center in Fairfax, Virginia. Top-ranked featherweight contenders Chad Mendes (17-2) and Ricardo Lamas (15-4) collided in the night's main event, which aired live on FOX Sports 1. Catch the video highlights above.
For more on Mendes vs. Lamas, catch the play-by-play from MMAFighting.com's own Luke Thomas.
Chad Mendes vs. Ricardo Lamas
Round 1: Dan Miragliotta is the referee in charge of the action. Both fighters are orthodox. The two trade range-finding leg kicks. Mendes is pressuring, trying to find a home for the counter right, but isn't quite there. Lamas eats a right hand and is badly hurt. Mendes tries to drive the head down and Lamas is struggling to move, but 'Money' is all over him. Lamas stumbles across the Octagon and Mendes is back on him, crushing him with shot after shot. Eventually Lamas stops defending and this one is over.
Chad Mendes def. Ricardo Lamas via TKO (strikes) at 2:45 of round 1