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

Talking 5 Rounds with Rory MacDonald by hosts John Ramdeen and Robin Black


John Ramdeen and Robin Black return with special guest and the number one UFC welterweight contender Rory MacDonald ahead of his UFC 189 title fight with Robbie Lawler who speaks on his fight mentality, his past performances, Metamoris, the past 15 minutes with Lawler and much more in this in-studio interview.

Robbie Lawler vs Rory MacDonald UFC 189
Robbie Lawler vs Rory MacDonald UFC 189

UFC 189 is on July 11th and the main event is Jose Aldo vs Conor McGregor.

Video Credit: http://fightnetwork.com

Talking 5 Rounds with Robbie Lawler by hosts John Ramdeen and Robin Black


John Ramdeen and Robin Black from 5 Rounds, interview current welterweight champion Robbie Lawler in the studio to discuss everything from maturing as an MMA fighter, American Top Team, Matt Hughes, Pat Miletich and his upcoming rematch with Rory MacDonald at UFC 189 on July 11th on the Aldo vs. McGregor card.

Robbie Lawler vs Rory MacDonald UFC 189
Robbie Lawler vs Rory MacDonald UFC 189

Video Credit: http://fightnetwork.com

UFC 189 World Championship Tour Embedded: Ep 9 ‘As a Champion, you have to promote the fight well’ Jose Aldo


 

On Episode 9 of UFC 189 World Championship Tour Embedded, featherweight champion Jose Aldo and challenger Conor McGregor cross the pond to London, England.

Jose Aldo UFC 189 World Championship Tour

 

 

Aldo cheers on his countrymen to victory in a soccer game at Emirates Stadium, both men visit the London Eye and the two face off once more at a tension-filled press conference.

 

Tickets for UFC 189 are now on sale at UFCFIGHTWEEK.com.

 

Video Credit: UFC

UFC 189 World Championship Tour Embedded: Ep 8 ‘I want to smell his Pu**y, I can smell that pu**y from here’ Conor McGregor


 

On Episode 8 of UFC 189 World Championship Tour Embedded, featherweight champion Jose Aldo and challenger Conor McGregor take over chilly Toronto.

The moment Conor McGregor put his hand on Jose Aldo UFC 189 World Championship Tour
The moment Conor McGregor put his hand on Jose Aldo UFC 189 World Championship Tour

Aldo’s patience for McGregor’s trash talk wears thin, UFC President Dana White is forced to play peacemaker on set, on stage and behind the scenes.

'King' Conor McGregor UFC 189 World Championship Tour
‘King’ Conor McGregor UFC 189 World Championship Tour

 

Tickets for UFC 189 are now on sale at UFCFIGHTWEEK.com.

 

Video Credit: UFC

UFC 189 World Championship Tour Embedded: Ep 6 ‘When he is alone and no-one is around, he keeps thinking about me and it gives him diarreha’ Jose Aldo


 

On Episode 6 of UFC 189 World Championship Tour Embedded, headliners Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor share the stage yet again at The Strand Theatre.

Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor come Face to Face UFC 189 World Championship Tour
Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor come Face to Face UFC 189 World Championship Tour

Buoyed by the Boston fans, Ireland’s McGregor wields more insults and taunts at the featherweight champion. After being separated by UFC President Dana White at the press conference, the two are off to New York City for five more days of togetherness.

Dana White holding back Conor McGregor from Jose Aldo at the Boston UFC 189 World Championship Tour
Dana White holding back Conor McGregor from Jose Aldo at the Boston UFC 189 World Championship Tour

UFC Embedded is an all-access, behind-the-scenes video blog following the stars of July’s UFC 189 on their World Championship Tour.

Tickets for UFC 189 are on sale Friday, March 27 at 10 am PT UFCFIGHTWEEK.com.

UFC 189 World Championship Tour Embedded: Ep 5 ‘You’re a Dead Man Walking’ Conor McGregor


On Episode 5 of UFC 189 World Championship Tour Embedded, UFC President Dana White, featherweight champion Jose Aldo and challenger Conor McGregor make the media rounds in LA.

Jose Also vs. Conor McGregor
Jose Aldo vs. Conor McGregor

The rivalry between the two fighters gets personal on the set of FOX Sports Live after McGregor helps himself to Aldo’s belt.

The day ends with some sky-high tension as the crews depart for the tour’s next stop: Boston, Massachusetts.

UFC 189 Embedded Series

UFC 189 Embedded Series

UFC Embedded is an all-access, behind-the-scenes video blog following the stars of July’s UFC 189 on their World Championship Tour.

Tickets for UFC 189 are on sale Friday, March 27th  at 10 am PT at UFCFIGHTWEEK.com.

‘What do you want me to do, look at his face and kiss him’ Jose Aldo


 

UFC 189 FOX Sports Live split screen picture of Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor
UFC 189 FOX Sports Live split screen picture of Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor

 

Before they hit the octagon for UFC 189, watch as Conor McGregor and Jose Aldo square off in a very heated  and funny war of words on the FOX Sports Live set.

 

UFC 189 FOX Sports Live Interview

UFC 189 FOX Sports Live Interview

UFC 189 takes place on July 11th at The MGM Grand Arena.

 

Video Credit: FOX Sports Live

UFC 189 World Championship Tour Embedded: Ep 3 ‘When you’re good, you’re good’ Conor McGregor


 

On Episode 3 of UFC 189 World Championship Tour Embedded, UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo and challenger Conor McGregor go Hollywood in Sin City.

Their day starts with custom suits and talking toilets, then moves on to sound stages, body doubles and a live shoot on the Las Vegas Strip.

UFC 189 World Championship Tour Embedded Episode 3
UFC 189 World Championship Tour Embedded Episode 3

UFC Embedded is an all-access, behind-the-scenes video blog following the stars of July’s UFC 189 on their World Championship Tour.

Tickets for UFC 189 are on sale Friday, March 27th  at 10 am PT at UFCFIGHTWEEK.com.