UFC 189 Official Fight Results: Conor McGregor becomes New Interim Featherweight Title Champion


UFC 189 came live from The MGM Grand in Las Vegas last night where ‘The Notorious’ Conor McGregor defeated Chad ‘Money’ Mendes in a ‘bloody’ two round war to become the new Interim Featherweight Title Champion. In the co-main event it was ‘Ruthless’ Robbie Lawler who held onto his welterweight belt in what was to be a five round ‘bloody’ battle from Rory Macdonald.

UFC 189 McGregor vs  Mendes

Here are the results from the rest of the card:

Main Card

Conor McGregor Def Chad Mendes  Via TKO 4 mins 57 secs Round Two

NEW INTERIM FEATHERWEIGHT CHAMPION

Champ Robbie Lawler  Def Rory MacDonald  Via TKO 1 min Round Five

STILL WELTERWEIGHT CHAMPION

Jeremy Stephens  Def  Dennis Bermudez  Via TKO 0.32 secs Round Three

Gunnar Nelson Def  Brandon Thatch Via RNC 2 mins 54 secs Round One

Thomas Almeida Def  Brad Pickett Via KO (Flying Knee) 0.29 secs Round 2

Preliminary Card 

Matt Brown  Def  Tim Means Via Guillotine 4 mins 44 secs Round One

John Howard Def  Cathal Pendred Via Split Decision 29-28, 28-29, 29-28

Alex Garcia  Def  Mike Swick Via Unanimous Decision 29-28, 30-27, 30-27

Cody Garbrandt Def  Henry Briones  Via Unanimous Decision 30-27, 30-27, 30-27

Early Preliminary Card UFC FIGHT PASS 

Louis Smolka Def  Neil Seery  Via Unanimous Decision 30-27, 30-27, 30-27

Cody Pfister Def  Yosdenis Cedeno  Via Unanimous Decision 29-28, 29-28, 29-28

BONUSES

POTN

Thomas Almeida

Conor McGregor

FOTN

Robbie Lawler Vs. Rory MacDonald

UFC 189 Official Weigh-In Results: McGregor 145 lbs Mendes 144.5 lbs


UFC 189 takes tomorrow tonight at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas (finally). After what has seemed an eternity the day has finally arrived. With now an Interim featherweight belt on the line, Ireland’s Conor McGregor faces Chad Mendes. In the Co-Main event Welterweight Champion Robbie Lawler rematches Rory MacDonald in what promises to be a great title fight.

 UFC 189 McGregor vs  Mendes

The line up of fights from the out set is truly one of the best cards the UFC have put together for International Fight week.

Before we get to the fights, as always we do have to make sure the fighters hit the scales and are all on weight first.

Here are the Weigh-In results:

Main Card

Conor McGregor (145 lbs) vs Chad Mendes (144.5 lbs) 

Champ Robbie Lawler (169.5 lbs) vs Rory MacDonald (170 lbs) 

Dennis Bermudez (146 lbs) vs Jeremy Stephens (149.5 lbs)*

Gunnar Nelson (169.5 lbs) vs Brandon Thatch (170.5 lbs)

Thomas Almeida (136 lbs) vs Brad Pickett (136 lbs)

Preliminary Card 

Matt Brown (171 lbs) vs Tim Means (171 lbs)

John Howard (170.5 lbs) vs Cathal Pendred (171 lbs)

Alex Garcia (171 lbs) vs Mike Swick (170.5 lbs)

Henry Briones (136 lbs) vs Cody Garbrandt (136 lbs)

Early Preliminary Card UFC FIGHT PASS 

Neil Seery (125.5 lbs) vs Louis Smolka (126 lbs)

Yosdenis Cedeno (155 lbs) vs Cody Pfister (156 lbs)

*Needs to lose 3 .5 lbs to make-weight