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Jul 12, 2015 1:29 pm

Chad Mendes: ‘I Took a Risk and It Cost Me the Fight’

The dust from “UFC 189” is still settling and it’s going to take a while for the MMA world to calm down. The event was one of the best in the history of the sport and was capped off with a fairy tale ending for Conor McGregor. Chad Mendes almost spoiled McGregor’s story, though… almost....

Jul 12, 2015 12:16 pm

Rory MacDonald’s Face the Day After UFC 189 Is Brutal

Rory MacDonald’s face sports the cuts, bruises and breaks of a five round war with a welterweight champion. Believe it or not, MacDonald was on his way to winning the fight by way of judges’ decision if he made it out of the last round. UFC Welterweight Champion Robbie Lawler landed 69 significant strikes throughout...

Jul 12, 2015 11:12 am

Dominick Cruz Was Spot on in his McGregor/Mendes Prediction

Conor McGregor walked into the octagon as the slight underdog at UFC 189 an walked out with gold slung over his shoulder. Chad Mendes proved to be a worthy opponent on Saturday evening by constantly putting McGregor on his back with takedowns throughout the fight. McGregor was repeatedly able to get back to his feet,...

Jul 12, 2015 11:10 am

McGregor: Aldo is Done, He Doesn’t Deserve to Be Spoken About

Considering his style, many expected Conor McGregor to call out Jose Aldo after his fight so they could settle who the real UFC Featherweight Champion is. McGregor claims that Aldo is all but a distant memory at this moment, though. “I said I would KO him within 2 rounds. I put a friendly wager with...

Jul 12, 2015 11:04 am

UFC Fighters React to McGregor’s TKO Win over Mendes

Conor McGregor walked into a blood-stained octagon last night at “UFC 189” and put on one of the most impressive performances of his career. While it wasn’t as dominant as his past wins, McGregor proved that he is championship material and can hang with the wrestlers in the featherweight division. Mendes proved to be no...

Jul 12, 2015 10:00 am

Floyd Mayweather Jr. to Return to Action September 12th

Floyd Mayweather Jr. has been the center of controversy in recent weeks. Earlier in July, Mayweather was stripped of the WBO Welterweight Championship he won from Manny Pacquiao in their May super-fight. Mayweather Jr. had failed to pay the $200,000 sanctioning fee as well as relinquish titles in other weight classes, per the rules of...

Jul 12, 2015 6:20 am

Cerrone Puts Dos Anjos on the Hot Seat, Questions Him About Title Fight

Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone may be one of the craziest fighters in mixed martial arts today. The lightweight standout has a championship bout waiting for him when Rafael dos Anjos makes his return, but he wants to take another fight beforehand! Cerrone tracked down the UFC Lightweight Champion during international fight week and questioned him about...

Jul 12, 2015 6:15 am

UFC Fighters React to Lawler’s Bloody Win Over MacDonald

Robbie Lawler and Rory MacDonald left it all in the octagon and stole the show with their fight of the year candidate on Saturday night at “UFC 189”. Lawler left the octagon with the gold, but MacDonald’s stock only went up last night after he showed how much heart and determination he had. UFC fighters...

Jul 12, 2015 6:01 am

Chael Sonnen to Fans: ‘Blame Yourselves for Chad Mendes’ Loss’

Chad Mendes got knocked out in the second round of his interim-championship fight with Conor McGregor at “UFC 189” and Chael Sonnen believes the FANS are to blame. Sonnen’s presence in the online community of mixed martial arts has been steadily increasing since the fighter was released from his contract with the UFC. Sonnen has...

Jul 12, 2015 6:00 am

UFC 189 Results: Conor McGregor AKA Mystic Mac, Gets TKO Finish In Round 2

The main event for the the interim featherweight title between Chad Mendes and Conor McGregor just went down at UFC 189. Even before the fight started McGregor was talking to Mendes in the cage, Mendes just laughed at him. McGregor literally ran to Mendes and threw a spinning kick. Mendes briefly got the fight down,...

Jul 12, 2015 6:00 am

MacDonald Was Up 3-1 On Scorecards Before Lawler’s Finish

Rory MacDonald proved to be championship material when he stepped into the octagon with Robbie Lawler at “UFC 189”. He may have succumbed to strikes in the fifth and final round, but if he could weather four more minutes of punishment he would have been on his way to a unanimous decision victory. While both...

Jul 12, 2015 6:00 am

Dana White: McGregor vs. Aldo Will Take Place in Las Vegas

Jose Aldo will no longer be the lone champion walking into his fight with Conor McGregor when they eventually meet. Instead, both men will boast gold above their heads walking into the fight as McGregor took home the interim UFC Featherweight Championship when he defeated Chad Mendes at “UFC 189” on Saturday night. As scheduled,...

Jul 12, 2015 5:26 am

Conor McGregor: I Don’t Feel it when these Featherweights Hit Me

Conor McGregor silenced the doubters last night at UFC 189 when he defeated top-ranked Chad Mendes for the Interim UFC Featherweight Championship. Fans and experts believed Mendes had what it took to take the fight to the ground and win it there, but McGregor repeatedly made it back to his feet where the fans were...

Jul 12, 2015 5:07 am

‘MacDonald Didn’t Know What Year It Was After UFC 189 Loss to Lawler’

UFC 189’s co-headliner saw a war take place when Robbie Lawler successfully defended his UFC Welterweight Championship against Rory MacDonald. By the time the bout had concluded, both Lawler and MacDonald were cut open and their blood told a violent story when it was painted on the octagon canvas. It seems that MacDonald got the...

Jul 12, 2015 4:49 am

UFC 189 Draws Over 15,000 Fans, Sets Record with $7.2 Million Live Gate

Conor McGregor cemented his place in UFC history during the main-event of Saturday’s “UFC 189” when he defeated Chad Mendes for the Interim UFC Featherweight Championship. The fight, originally scheduled to be Jose Aldo vs. Conor McGregor, took place in front of 16,019 screaming fans at the MGM Grand Garden Arena for a live gate...

Jul 12, 2015 2:01 am

WATCH! Joe Rogan Packs some Serious Power in His Kicks

Joe Rogan may be known to most as just a UFC commentator and a comedian, but he actually possesses some crazy kickboxing skills! Rogan won a major taekwondo championship when he was just nineteen years old and continues to train to this day. Check him out drilling the pads with Mark Dellagrotte! Always a pleasure...

Jul 12, 2015 2:00 am

High Rollers! Nick and Nate Diaz Hang with Leonardo DiCaprio

UFC 189 saw a nice collection of stars surround the octagon before Conor McGregor won the interim featherweight title, but nothing compares to meeting The Wolf of Wall Street! Nick and Nate Diaz ran into Leonardo DiCaprio at the High Rollers room! ChiLlin with the wolf on Wall Street #leonardodicaprio #highrollersroom Posted by DIAZ BROTHERS...

Jul 12, 2015 2:00 am

Arianny Celeste Kicks it with Conor McGregor After UFC 189

UFC Octagon Girl Arianny Celeste had the best seats in the house on Saturday evening for one of the best cards of all time. “UFC 189” was headlined by “The Notorious” Conor McGregor who defeated Chad Mendes to become the UFC Interim Featherweight Champion of the world! Celeste caught up with the new champion while...

Jul 11, 2015 11:14 pm

UFC 189 Bonus Report: Lawler And MacDonald Get Paid For Going To War

UFC 189 was a complete success on all levels. The main card delivered with each fight, with each having memorable moments. It was a tough task but someone had to take home the fight bonuses. Here’s the rundown. Fight of the night: Robbie Lawler vs. Rory MacDonald Performance(s) of the night: Conor McGregor, Thomas Almeida...

Jul 11, 2015 10:34 pm

Busted Bros! Lawler And MacDonald Bond While In Hospital

Robbie Lawler and Rory MacDonald went to war during their welterweight title fight ¬†at UFC 189. The champ came up with a big fifth round TKO to retain this title, but didn’t leave the octagon unscathed. The two busted each other for four whole rounds and had to take a trip to the hospital following...

Jul 11, 2015 9:03 pm

UFC 189 Results: Robbie Lawler Busts Up MacDonald’s Face, Gets Fifth Round Finish

The co-main event for the UFC welterweight title just went down between champion Robbie Lawler and challenger Rory MacDonald. Right away, MacDonald landed a front body kick. Robbie lands a strong inside leg kick. Rory landed a jab. Both fighters were being patient. Another kick lands for Rory. Rory throws a one-two that connects. Rory...

Jul 11, 2015 7:45 pm

UFC 189 Results: Gunnar Nelson Makes Quick Work Of Thatch, Submits Him In Round 1

Gunnar Nelson and Brandon Thatch were up next, in the welterweight division. Thatch strikes first first with two quick leg kicks. Thatch came in and Nelson looked to counter. The two were being very patient. Out of nowhere Nelson landed a big one-two combo that dropped Thatch. It looked bad but Thatch recovered. Nelson took...

Jul 11, 2015 7:27 pm

UFC 189 Results: Thomas Almeida Lands Devastating Flying Knee, KO’s Pickett

  The first fight on UFC 189’s main card was between bantamweights Brad Pickett and undefeated Thomas Almeida. Almeida came out patient, Pickett threw the first strikes, connecting with a few leg kicks. Moments later Pickett cracked Almeida. Pickett moved in. They clinched on the cage. Pickett landed knee that dropped Almeida. He got to...

Jul 11, 2015 6:50 pm

UFC 189 Results: Matt Brown Gets Means To Tap In Round 1

  Matt Brown and Tim Means fought in the featured prelim. The action started early. Both fighters came out swinging. An eye poke stopped the action for a moment, then they stared back up. Brown looked to have landed and hurt Means, but Means recovered fast. They clinched on the fence, with Means having the...

Jul 11, 2015 6:34 pm

UFC 189 Results: Alex Garcia Spoils Swick’s Return, Earns UD Win

Mike Swick made his return to the octagon against Alex Garcia. The two had some pretty entertaining Twitter exchanges leading up to the fight that added to the anticipation for the fight. After a brief feeling out process, Garcia shot in and took the fight to the ground. He started working from full guard. Swick...