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Conor McGregor and Ronda Rousey 'At the Top of the Game' Following UFC 189

Saturday night was huge for "The Notorious" Conor McGregor. The Irish fighter captured UFC gold—albeit interim UFC gold—by defeating Chad Mendes at UFC 189, infuriating his naysayers and delighting the thousands of Irish fans who migrated...Show More Summary

Conor McGregor After UFC 189: Jose Aldo Doesn't 'Deserve to Be Spoken About'

Saturday night worked out darn well for the newly minted interim UFC featherweight champion, Conor McGregor. The Irish striker overcame some early adversity in his match at UFC 189 against Chad Mendes, wounding the accomplished wrestler with body kicks before scoring an impressive second-round knockout with a devastating left hand. Show More Summary

The Question: Does the UFC Have Too Many Eggs in the Conor McGregor Basket?

Everywhere you look, there he is. If the UFC had its own television network, The Conor McGregor Show would be running on replay all day every day. Would it be its most-watched show? We'll find out if the rubber meets the road this Saturday night at UFC 189 in Las Vegas. Early indications are good. Show More Summary

UFC 189: Fight Card, PPV Start Time and Final Mendes vs. McGregor Predictions

UFC 189 will conclude Saturday night in Las Vegas with the crowning of a new champion, as Chad Mendes and Conor McGregor meet for the interim featherweight belt. This fight was a late change, as champion Jose Aldo withdrew with an injury, leaving the space for former challenger Mendes to step in. Mendes vs. Show More Summary

UFC 189 streaming: Watch Chad Mendes fight Conor McGregor live online tonight

The complete UFC 189 fight card will air later this evening (Sat., July 11, 2015) on two different stations -- FOX Sports 1 and pay-per-view (PPV) -- as well as online via "Fight Pass" digital network. UFC 189's "Prelims" undercard will begin at 7 p.m. Show More Summary

Video: Pros pick Chad Mendes vs Conor McGregor UFC 189 title fight

The "pros" have spoken. And according to the small sample surveyed, Conor McGregor will claim victory and capture the interim featherweight title at the UFC 189 pay-per-view (PPV) event, which takes place tomorrow night (Sat., July 11,...Show More Summary

EA Sports UFC Game Simulates Conor McGregor vs. Chad Mendes UFC 189 Showdown

No need to watch the fight now! The guys at EA Sports have simulated the big UFC 189 showdown between Conor McGregor and Chad Mendes. The game is predicting a dramatic finish in the second round, but we won't spoil the details for you. [ YouTube : UFC - Ultimate Fighting Championship] Read more MMA news on BleacherReport.com

UFC 189: What Twitter Is Saying Ahead of McGregor vs. Mendes

When the news first broke about Jose Aldo pulling out of his fifth title fight at Saturday’s UFC 189, Ultimate Fighting Championship President Dana White expressed frustration and disappointment on SportsCenter. But since adding Chad...Show More Summary

UFC 189: A Complete A-to-Z Preview

By Nasir Jabbar So Nation, as expected the most lavishly-promoted fight in UFC history has gone up in smoke. God. Dammit. What could of caused such wrath from the MMA gods? Oh, yeah. Thanks #UFCFightKit. Anyways, the UFC did secure a back-up plan for the "Notorious" one in Team Alpha Male stud Chad Mendes. Show More Summary

Cris Cyborg Makes Weight at Invicta FC 13, Drop to 135 Remains Possible

Cris “Cyborg” Justino officially made weight on Wednesday evening for her title defense against Faith van Duin. Cyborg is the Invicta FC featherweight champion, but that is not what people are interested in. They are also not interested in this fight against the overmatched Van Duin. Show More Summary

So, What Happens If Chad Mendes Upsets Conor McGregor at UFC 189?

It’s always awkward when you know a fight promoter has a rooting interest. In the case of Saturday’s UFC 189 main event between Conor McGregor and Chad Mendes, it doesn ’t take a lick of guesswork to figure out what ownership wants to happen. Show More Summary

Ben Rothwell will beat Andrei Arlvoski in 'devastating fashion' to earn UFC title shot

With the way both men have been performing lately, is this the fight to make? Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) matchmakers have yet to confirm who will get first crack at recently-crowned UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum. The...Show More Summary

Gilbert Melendez Tests Positive for Testosterone Metabolites, Suspended One Year

(Eddie wasn't angry the moment he found out Gil was juicing, just dissapointed. via Getty) Every time I hear a UFC fighter claiming that 90% of the roster is on one kind of PED or another, I go into something of an emergency rationalization mode. Show More Summary

Chad Mendes vs. Conor McGregor: A Full Head-to-Toe Breakdown

UFC 189 is just days away. Hopefully you've accepted Jose Aldo's injury as fate, as an opportunity for the UFC to finally test Conor McGregor against the sort of competitor MMA fans have been calling for. Last time out, Conor McGregor was busy showcasing his skills in front of thousands of Irish faithful at the TD Garden in Boston. Show More Summary

Report: Conor McGregor Needs to Drop 27 Pounds Ahead of UFC 189

UFC featherweight title contender Conor McGregor is walking into the fight of his life at UFC 189. As MMA fans know, however, a big fight is almost certainly preceded by a big weight cut. Former three-time UFC title contender and fellow...Show More Summary

Frankie Edgar: Conor McGregor vs Chad Mendes is a No. 1 contender fight, not a title bout

"Early on when I heard that [Jose Aldo] was injured we threw our hat in and said, you know, we would be willing to step in. [The UFC] decided to go with Chad [Mendes] for that role. I think the explanation was that he was the number one contender, I was two at the time. Show More Summary

Creed Extends the Rocky Storyline and Brings Boxing Back to the Big Screen

Boxing has always been a natural for the movies. A fighter’s preparation to enter the ring for singular combat with a worthy adverasary is the closest thing the sporting world provides to the mythological archetype of the Hero’s Journey. No films have been more closely associated with the sport than the Rocky Franchise. Rocky I […]

Lowered expectations: UFC injuries and canceled fights are here to stay

When I first heard that a careless training partner of Jose Also managed to fracture the champion's ribs with a pointless spinning back kick while sparring, I made like Dana White and had to "take a knee." It's a depressingly recurring...Show More Summary

Sinead O'Connor to sing Conor McGregor into the Octagon for UFC 189 title fight on July 11

So much for Dana White's ban on live walkout music. Floyd Mayweather Jr. may have "Lil' Wayne" and Justin Bieber in his corner, but Conor McGregor has Sinead O' Connor. The Grammy Award-winning vocalist -- who is also from Dublin, Ireland...Show More Summary

VIDEO: That INSANE Comeback From Last Night’s ‘TUF 21?

(I guess I'll go with "The side that watches a South Park rerun instead.") I'm going to make an assumption right out of the gate here and assume that next to none of you have been following this season of The Ultimate Fighter: American Top Team vs. Show More Summary

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