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UFC 189

Live UFC 189 streaming results coverage for Conor McGregor vs. Chad Mendes-led pay-per-view (PPV) event from MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, on July 11, 2015. It's a main event for the interim Featherweight title with division champion, Jose Aldo, forced to withdraw because of a rib injury suffered in training. Welterweight champion Robbie Lawler will rematch top-ranked contender Rory MacDonald in the co-main event, too. Real-time updates, weigh ins, predictions, previews, video highlights, press conferences, winners, losers and much more.

Watch McGregor Capture First UFC Title!

Check out the full fight video replay of Conor McGregor’s interim featherweight title fight against Chad Mendes back at UFC 189.

MacDonald Reveals New Info On Lawler's Drug Tests

Rory MacDonald dropped a bomb today on The MMA Hour, saying that he has some potentially incriminating news regarding Robbie Lawler's UFC 189 drug tests, saying sources told him Robbie "tested four times higher than the limit" for their title fight.

Free Fight! Lawler And MacDonald Make War In Vegas

Watch Robbie Lawler vs. Rory MacDonald full fight video from UFC 189 pay-per-view (PPV) bloodbath, which took place roughly one year ago inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

UFC Nabs Two Sports Emmy Award Nominations

Ronda Rousey "Revolution" video for UFC 193 championship fight against Holly Holm nabs one of two Sports Emmy Award nominations in the category of Outstanding Sports Promotional Announcement.

The Best Events Of 2015 Are ...

Belts changed hands and legends fell on hard times inside the Octagon in 2015, with Daniel Cormier and Conor McGregor headlining two of the best MMA events of the year in addition to three other memorable shows on FOX and FS1. Let's list the Top 5:

Aldo's Wife: White Tried To Make Jose Fight Hurt

According to Jose Aldo's wife, UFC president Dana White tried his best into pressuring Aldo to compete at UFC 189 against Conor McGregor even though he had a broken rib a few days prior to the title fight. UFC quickly denied the accusations.


Mixed martial arts (MMA) in 2015 has been quite the adventure. Not always pleasant, but an adventure nonetheless. However, nothing quite stands out like UFC 189's epic title fight between Robbie Lawler vs. Rory MacDonald 2 this past summer.

Lawler: No More Bloodbaths For Me!

Reigning Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight titleholder Robbie Lawler desires no more bloody mixed martial arts (MMA) battles during his time atop the 170-pound division. Instead, he'd prefer to finish the fight early.

Focus: 'UFC 189 Edition' With Esther Lin

Video: Jump inside to see MMA photographer Esther Lin talk about her favorite images she captured at UFC 189, which featured an interim featherweight title fight between Chad Mendes and Conor McGregor.

Mac Knew What Year It Was After UFC 189 Bloodbath

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight Rory MacDonald refutes UFC president Dana White's previous claim that the former didn't know what year it was following his UFC 189 bloodbath with 170-pound titleholder Robbie Lawler.


Some losses are harder to get over than others, as Chad Mendes admits he still stays up in bed thinking about his loss to Conor McGregor at UFC 189 on July 11, 2015, in Las Vegas, Nevada.

MacDonald: Lawler Fight Greatest Moment Of My Life

Why is Rory MacDonald calling his epic title fight against Robbie Lawler at UFC 189 the greatest moment of his life despite getting busted up and failing to capture the welterweight strap? Jump inside to read "Red King" explain it.

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Pic: Rory MacDonald Nose X-Ray Reveals Something That's Not Supposed To Be There

UFC 189 Drug Test Results Are In...

Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) today (finally) released the drug test results for UFC 189, as well as for Jose Aldo, which took place inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Sat., July 11, 2015.

White: UFC 190 Trending Bigger Than UFC 189

UFC President Dana White is pleased with the results of the UFC 190 pay-per-view (PPV) so much that he stated it is trending bigger than earlier summer blockbuster UFC 189, which featured Irish superstar Conor McGregor.

McGregor: UFC 189 Bet With Dana And Co. Fulfilled?

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) interim featherweight titleholder Conor McGregor is a betting man. The 26-year-old Irishman hints that a pre-UFC 189 bet between him and Dana White went down after the Irishman finished Chad Mendes in two rounds.

Report: UFC 189 Nets Over One Million PPV Buys

UFC 189 PPV buys: The promotion hosted a highly profitable mixed martial arts (MMA) UFC 189 event in Las Vegas, Nevada, on July 11, 2015, scoring over one million buys by featuring the likes of Chad Mendes and Conor McGregor.

Even Bloodier In Slow Motion

UFC 189 Fight Motion video replay for the "Mendes vs. McGregor" pay-per-view (PPV) event: Watch as the "Sin City" stars of UFC 189 throw down before tens of thousands of fans inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena on July 11, 2015, in super slow motion.

Mac Daddy Has New Theory On Jose Aldo

Conor McGregor's dad (Tony) explains why Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) won't book another World Tour with Jose Aldo, who will try to unify the featherweight titles later this year, and it's not because of his rib injury.

Stitch Loses Sponsors, Won't Be Compensated By UFC

The most famous cut man in Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), Jacob "Stitch" Duran, lost all his sponsors and is getting no compensation from the promotion's Reebok deal, which may chase him -- and others -- to boxing.

Dillashaw Supports Aldo's UFC 189 Injury Decision

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) bantamweight titleholder T.J. Dillashaw can empathize with embattled champion Jose Aldo as the pair both felt the wrath of rib injuries. Aldo faced enormous criticism for his UFC 189 decision in the media.

Unimpressed Aldo Not Afraid To Fight In Ireland

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight champion Jose Aldo wasn't impressed by Conor McGregor, who won the interim featherweight title at UFC 189 earlier this month in Las Vegas, Nevada, and isn't afraid to fight "Notorious" in Ireland.

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Audio: Comedian Bill Burr Goes Nuts On Conor McGregor, Calls Him 'Freckled C-nt'

So uh, I get the impression that stand-up comedian Bill Burr is not the biggest fan of UFC interim featherweight champion Conor McGregor, also known as the "freckled cunt" to the longtime funnyman. Apparently Burr was rooting for Chad Mendes (aka "Barney Rubble") in the UFC 189 main event and had a problem with the stoppage (see it here). If you listen to the audio clip above, make sure you turn the volume down, as it's littered with profanity (and "Notorious" hate). Enjoy!

How Do You Make A Hairy Bastard Cry?

Make him sit cageside and watch the UFC 189: "Mendes vs. McGregor" pay-per-view (PPV) event, which took place last Saturday night (July 11, 2015) inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Report: UFC 189 Pulls 'Average' Ratings

UFC 189 ratings for the "Mendes vs. McGregor" preliminary fights on July 11, 2015, in Las Vegas, Nevada, were "average level," drawing 847,000 viewers on FOX Sports 1, far below UFC 182, UFC 183, and UFC 184.

New Video Takes You Backstage At UFC 189

New video takes you backstage at last weekend's UFC 189 in Las Vegas for the "thrill and agony" of the greatest pay-per-view (PPV) card in history, with behind-the-scenes footage of Conor McGregor, Robbie Lawler, and much more.

Faber Admits 'Notorious' Scuffle Looked Rigged

Uriajh Faber talks new role as TUF 22 coach opposite Conor McGregor and says there is a chance the two will tango down the road. Also, "The California Kid" insists his UFC 189 run-in with "Notorious" was not staged, even if it looked that way.

McGregor Didn't Wrestle One Round Prior To UFC 189

Conor McGregor's head coach, John Kavanagh, recently revealed that "Notorious" was unable to do a single round of wrestling during his training camp for UFC 189 against Jose Aldo -- who was eventually replaced by Chad Mendes -- due to a knee injury.

Coach: MacDonald Will Come Back Stronger Than Ever

Firas Zahabi, head trainer to Rory MacDonald, says "Red King" will come back from his loss to Robbie Lawler at UFC 189 stronger than ever. This, despite Rory suffering a broken nose and foot after being five minutes away from becoming UFC champion.

Rankings! McGregor Debuts On Pound-For-Pound List

Latest UFC rankings update: Conor McGregor debuts on pound-for-pound list, Jake Ellenberger falls out of top 10 after a busy weekend of PPV and FOX Sports 1 MMA fights inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Pic: X-Ray Reveals Mendes Broke Thumb At UFC 189

Pic: X-ray reveals Chad Mendes suffered a broken thumb against Conor McGregor early in the first round of their UFC 189 pay-per-view (PPV) headliner last Saturday night (July 11, 2015) inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Conor McGregor Is Good, But He's No Brock Lesnar

Former UFC heavyweight champion and UFC Fight Night 71 headliner Frank Mir has been impressed by interim featherweight champion Conor McGregor, but doesn't believe "Notorious" is on the same level of popularity as ex-heavyweight kingpin Brock Lesnar.


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