Completed MMA Event

UFC 189: Mendes vs. McGregor

UFC 189
  • Saturday 07.11.2015 at 10:00 PM ET
  • U.S. Broadcast: Pay Per View | Prelims: Fox Sports 1
  • Promotion: Ultimate Fighting Championship
  • Ownership: Zuffa, LLC
  • Venue: MGM Grand Garden Arena
  • Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • TV Announcers: Mike Goldberg, Joe Rogan
  • Ring Announcer: Bruce Buffer
  • Post-Fight Interviews: Joe Rogan
  • Ticket Revenue (live gate): $7,200,000
  • Attendance: 16,019
  • PPV Buys / Buyrate: 825,000 | TV Ratings: 847,000 avg. viewers (FS1 prelims)
  • MMA Bouts: 11
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Fight Card

Cancelled & Fizzled Bouts

Honors & Awards

  • Performance of the Night
    Conor McGregor vs. Chad Mendes   |   $50,000 bonus to McGregor
  • Fight of the Night
    Robbie Lawler vs. Rory MacDonald II   |   $50,000 bonus to each fighter
  • Performance of the Night
    Thomas Almeida vs. Brad Pickett   |   $50,000 bonus to Almeida


  • Herb Dean
    McGregor vs. Mendes (11)Nelson vs. Thatch (8)Swick vs. Garcia (5)
  • John McCarthy
    Lawler vs. MacDonald II (10)Almeida vs. Pickett (7)Pendred vs. Howard (4)
  • Marc Goddard
    Bermudez vs. Stephens (9)Brown vs. Means (6)Seery vs. Smolka (2)
  • Chris Tognoni
    Garbrandt vs. Briones (3)Cedeno vs. Pfister (1)

Fight Predictions

Tapology members can make predictions for upcoming MMA & Boxing fights. UFC 189 is closed for new predictions. 1,714 total members made predictions on this event, breaking down as follows below.

Leaderboard of the best predictions by member: UFC 189 Leaderboard

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