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Conor McGregor vs. Chad Mendes

Main Event | UFC Interim Featherweight Championship | 145 lbs

"The Notorious" Conor McGregor
Mmaweekly large Chad "Money" Mendes

McGregor
KO/TKO
Round 2

Conor McGregor Chad Mendes

"The Notorious" "Money"

17-2-0   Pro Record At Fight   17-2-0
Climbed to 18-2   Record After Fight   Fell to 17-3
-185 (Slight Favorite)   Betting Odds   +155 (Slight Underdog)
Vacant   Title   Vacant
Ie Ireland   Nationality   Us United States
Dublin, Ireland   Fighting out of   Sacramento, California
26 years, 11 months, 3 weeks, 6 days   Age at Fight   30 years, 2 months, 1 week, 3 days
145.0 lbs (65.8 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   144.5 lbs (65.5 kgs)
5'9" (175cm)   Height   5'6" (168cm)
74.0" (188cm)   Reach   66.0" (168cm)
Sinéad O'Connor - The Foggy Dew (Performed Live)   Walkout Music   Aaron Lewis - Country Boy (Performed Live)
Straight Blast Gym Ireland   Gym   Team Alpha Male
UFC 189
  • Bout Information
  • Event: UFC 189: Mendes vs. McGregor
  • Date: Saturday 07.11.2015 at 10:00 PM ET
  • Referee: Herb Dean
  • Venue: MGM Grand Garden Arena
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
  • Bout Billing: Main Event (fight 11 of 11)
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight: 145 lbs (65.8 kg)
  • TV Commentary: Mike Goldberg, Joe Rogan
  • Broadcast: Aired Live on Main Card
  • Post-Fight Interviewer: Joe Rogan
  • McGregor Total Disclosed Pay: $550,000
  • Mendes Total Disclosed Pay: $500,000
  • Title on Line: UFC Interim Featherweight Championship
  • Belt Status Before Fight: Vacant
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Mendes: Broken Right Thumb

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McGregor vs. Mendes Fight Predictions

Tapology Community Predictions: 1617  
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KO/TKO
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McGregor
51%
Mendes
49%

Videos & Highlights

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  • The Athletic : UFC 257: Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier 2 Preview Show
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