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Chad Mendes gets foe for UFC 157

Updated: December 21, 2012, 12:27 PM ET
By Franklin McNeil | ESPN.com

Featherweight contender Chad Mendes will face Manvel Gamburyan on Feb. 23 at UFC 157, the promotion announced Thursday.

Mendes (13-1) will enter the fight riding a two-bout win streak. In his most recent bout on Dec. 14, Mendes knocked out Yaotzin Meza in the first round.

His lone professional loss occurred Jan. 14 in a title bout against champion Jose Aldo. Mendes was knocked out in the opening round.

Gamburyan (12-7) snapped a three-fight skid Aug. 4 with a unanimous decision ...

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