UFC 189 Embedded: Episode 2

UFC Embedded

The second episode of UFC 189 has been released and pretty much features nothing but main event fighters Conor McGregor and Chad Mendes talking smack on the UFC 189 conference call. Mendes training partner Urijah Faber talks about how the short training camps have benefited Mendes in the past, and McGregor shoots another video promo … Read more

Sinead O’Connor to sing for Conor McGregor’s UFC 189 entrance

As if Ireland needed one more reason to get behind UFC superstar Conor McGregor, the brash talking featherweight contender has secured none other than Irish music sensation Sinead O’Connor to sing for his walk to the Octagon at UFC 189 when he takes on Chad Mendes for the interim title. The event will be held … Read more

UFC 189 Embedded: Episode 1

UFC Embedded

The first episode of UFC 189 Embedded has been released, featuring behind the scenes footage of fighters like Conor McGregor, Robbie Lawler, and Rory MacDonald on the scene for the Reebook UFC Fight Kit unveiling. Also, the news of UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo announces that he will not be fighting at UFC 189 due to … Read more

Photo: Jose Aldo’s injured rib that took him out of UFC 189

Jose Aldo, UFC

Brazilian reporter Ana Hissa has tweeted out this photo (see below) of the injured rib UFC featherweight champ Jose Aldo sustained leading up to what was to be a July 11th title defense against Conor McGregor at UFC 189. There’s a David J. Chao, M.D. who gives his analysis of the X-ray, saying the fighter has … Read more

Why is Mendes vs. McGregor the main event at UFC 189?

I already know the answer to this question but it’s worth asking anyway. Why are featherweights Chad Mendes and Conor McGregor headlining UFC 189? Even if Jose Aldo was still fighting on the card, why would Aldo vs. McGregor be the main event when Robbie Lawler will be defending his welterweight title on the same card? According … Read more

UFC 189: Mendes vs. McGregor conference call live stream

Tune in to today’s UFC 189 conference call featuring headliners Chad Mendes and Conor McGregor who will be competing for the interim UFC featherweight title on July 11 in Las Vegas. Also joining the call will be co-headliners Robbie Lawler and Rory MacDonald. Lawler will be putting his welterweight title on the line against the Canadian.

BREAKING: Aldo out of UFC 189, Mendes in against McGregor

It’s official. Jose Aldo has been forced to withdraw from his scheduled featherweight title defense against Conor McGregor at UFC 189. Number two ranked Chad Mendes will fill in against McGregor for the interim featherweight title on July 11th in Las Vegas. UFC President Dana White made the announcement on ESPN’s SportsCenter this evening. Aldo’s … Read more

UFC 189: Aldo vs. McGregor latest betting odds update

With all the controversy surrounding Jose Aldo’s injured rib, there’s still some doubt that he’ll be able to defend his featherweight title against Conor McGregor on July 11th at UFC 189. But we have our fingers crossed and the UFC has a contingency plan in place should Aldo pull out. In the meantime, let’s assume the … Read more

Conor McGregor responds to news Jose Aldo still fighting at UFC 189, Frankie Edgar disappointed

The MMA world waited on edge to see if reigning, defending and only UFC featherweight champ Jose Aldo would still be able to fight Conor McGregor at UFC 189 on July 11th. We were told Aldo had possibly broken his rib in training and with the highly-anticipated bout just a couple weeks away there was doubt … Read more

It’s On! UFC 189 main event between Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor still intact

Despite a last minute scare, the scheduled UFC 189 main event between featherweight champ Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor will go on as planned. Aldo suffered a rib injury in training and the fear was that it was broken. Turns out it’s just a bruise and the champ will put his title on the line … Read more