Mendes’ lovely girlfriend, Abby Raines, is a graduate from the West Virginia University. She first went to Washington High in Missouri and then off to college in 2006 where she played volleyball and became a member of West Virginia Women’s Volleyball team.
Mendes, who competes as featherweight in the Ultimate Fighting Championship, is #1 in the official UFC featherweight rankings and ranked #2 featherweight in the world by Sherdog. He made his WEC debut against Erik Koch on March 6, 2010 at WEC 47. Shortly after World Extreme Cagefighting merged with the Ultimate Fighting Championship in 2010, Mendes made his UFC debut against Michihiro Omigawa on February 5, 2011 at UFC 126.
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