Archive: UFC 189

Jul 27, 2015 7:44 am

GSP: “I still believe Rory will be world champion one day”

UFC 189 took place earlier this month in Las Vegas and produced a number of memorable fights and exciting finishes. The welterweight title fight between champion Robbie Lawler and challenger Rory MacDonald stole the show, as the pair went to war for over twenty minutes. In the end, the champion was able to defeat the...

Jul 9, 2015 7:19 am

Mendes: ‘Conor Can Focus On Money While I Beat A Hole In His Face’

Yesterday we reported that Conor McGregor was willing to bet UFC president Dana White $3 million that he would knock Chad Mendes out in the second-round of their title fight at this Saturday’s UFC 189 event in Las Vegas. McGregor actually doubled down on that idea during Wednesday’s open workouts, clarifying that the bet is...

Jul 3, 2015 8:46 am

MacDonald: ‘Lack of hunger is why I lost To Lawler’

UFC welterweight contender Rory MacDonald is getting set to rematch current champion Robbie Lawler at next weekend’s UFC 189 event in Las Vegas. The Canadian standout suffered a close split-decision loss to “Ruthless” in their first encounter at UFC 167, but claims that he wasn’t totally focused or motivated for that fight (via MMAJunkie): “I...

Jul 3, 2015 8:11 am

BEEF! Conor: ‘Mendes Is A White Belt, B-Level Fighter’

Conor McGregor may have a new opponent for UFC 189, but that hasn’t disrupted the Irishman’s trash talking abilities. Here is what the “Notorious” had to say about his new UFC 189 opponent Chad “Money” Mendes on the UFC 189 media conference call: “I think Chad is the substitute. He’s the B level. I think...

Jul 3, 2015 7:24 am

McGregor and Mendes refuse to fight Aldo in Brazil

It is no secret that featherweight contenders Chad Mendes and Conor McGregor do not like eachother. With that said, the UFC 189 event headliners did find something to agree on during their UFC 189 media conference call. Neither man wants to fight champion Jose Aldo on Brazilian soil. In fact, Conor McGregor actually demanded that...

Jul 2, 2015 1:59 pm

Chad Mendes Predicts Finish Of McGregor

Chad Mendes will battle Conor McGregor for the interim UFC featherweight title at next weekend’s UFC 189 event in Las Vegas. “Money” has been a target of McGregor’s trash talk in the past and says that he is taking their July 11 fight personally (via MMAFighting): “I mean, the short sh*t, I don’t give a...

Apr 21, 2015 3:29 pm

Matt Brown vs. Tim Means set for UFC 189 in Las Vegas

A welterweight bout between Matt Brown and Tim Means is the latest addition to July’s UFC 189 fight card in Las Vegas. The fight was announced during America’s Pregame on Fox Sports 1. Matt Brown (19-13 MMA) will be looking to snap a two-fight losing skid when he meets Tim Means in Sin City. “The...

Apr 2, 2015 1:28 pm

Gunnar Nelson vs. John Hathaway set for UFC 189

A welterweight bout between Gunnar Nelson (13-1-1 MMA) and John Hathaway (17-2 MMA) is the latest addition to July’s stacked UFC 189 card in Las Vegas. UFC officials announced the fight yesterday. Gunnar Nelson is coming off the first loss of his mixed martial arts career, which he suffered to Rick Story this past October...

Apr 2, 2015 8:36 am

UFC 189 adds Brandon Thatch vs. John Howard

A welterweight bout between Brandon Thatch (11-2 MMA) and John Howard (22-11 MMA) is the latest addition to July’s UFC 189 card in Las Vegas. Brandon Thatch was last seen in action at February’s UFC Fight Night event in Colorado, where he suffered a fourth-round submission loss to former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson. The...

Mar 31, 2015 9:57 am

Dennis Bermudez vs. Jeremy Stephens set for UFC 189

July’s UFC 189 event in Las Vegas just got its first non-title bout. UFC officials recently announced that featherweights Dennis Bermudez (14-4 MMA) and Jeremy Stephens (23-11 MMA) will throw down at the highly anticipated summer event. Dennis Bermudez was most recently seen in action at November’s UFC 180 event, where he suffered a first-round...

Mar 28, 2015 1:21 pm

Anderson Silva: ‘Cocky’ fighters like Conor McGregor ‘can’t cross the line’

UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo has been travelling around the world in order to promote his July title fight with “The Notorious” Conor McGregor. The Brazilian standout and brash Irishman have been at each other’s throats for most of the World Tour and will finally get to settle their beef at the UFC 189 pay-per-view...

Mar 24, 2015 7:49 am

McGregor: UFC 189 will compete with Mayweather and Pacquiao PPV buys

Boxing legends Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao will square off in Sin City on May 2nd in what will likely be the biggest pay-per-view event of all time. With that said, UFC featherweight Conor McGregor believes his headlining title fight with Jose Aldo at July’s UFC 189 event in Las Vegas will compete with the...