Chad Mendes is an American mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter who competes in the Featherweight category of the UFC.
This biography profiles his childhood, family, personal life, achievements, MMA career, and other facts.
Then there was the time he fought with basketball shorts with the tag still one.I could have sworn Bellator used a circular cage for that reason. The term Octogon is trademarked and so is the cage, however the UFC chooses to allow other promotions to use octagon shaped cages in their promotions so it gets up and coming fighters ready for the UFC.Back when the WEC was independent, they used an octagon without any issues, albeit theirs was smaller.He eventually made his debut with the NCAA in 2008 and in his first NCAA Championship, he ended up at the second spot, perfectly marking his grand arrival at the ruthless sport that MMA is.He trained with Team Alpha Male and later fought for a few months in the World Extreme Cagefighting, eventually graduating to the UFC in 2010 when WEC merged with it.Somehow, his career hasn’t been all a bed of roses, other than losses in a few crucial fights; he has been accused of taking performance enhancing drugs.In 2016, he was tested positive for a banned substance, which resulted in a two-year ban.But now, rumors online have started to surface that the long time duo may be on the outs.Which might explain Caraway’s recent desires to take any fight he can get his hands on, and why Miesha has been traveling the globe solo with just her girls.Rumor: Miesha Tate Breaks Up With Long Time Boyfriend Bryan Caraway In the world of Mixed Martial Arts, rare is to have a couple where both man and woman are at the top of their game. After meeting in college, the duo has remained inseparable throughout the years and we’ve all witnessed the rise of Miesha Tate in the process.Fight fans have grown to love the Tate-Caraway duo and it’s hard to believe that this couple may be parting ways.