On Saturday night, mixed martial arts fans will be invading the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas for one of the most anticipated bouts in a long time.
Despite losing UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo to a rib injury, UFC 189 is generating plenty of buzz thanks to the brash Irishman Conor McGregor. With Aldo out, McGregor now faces Chad Mendes in the main event for the interim featherweight title.
If that wasn’t enough, the co-main event features an intriguing matchup for the welterweight strap as champion Robbie Lawler puts his belt on the line agaisnt top contender Rory MacDonald.
How can you tune in to the action from the opening bout? Below is all of the information you will need to make sure you don’t miss a second of tonight’s action.
Main Card (Pay-Per-View, 10 PM ET)
Conor McGregor vs. Chad Mendes
Robbie Lawler vs. Rory MacDonald
Dennis Bermudez vs. Jeremy Stephens
Gunnar Nelson vs. Brandon Thatch
Thomas Almeida vs. Brad Pickett
Preliminary Card (Fox Sports 1, 8 PM ET)
Matt Brown vs. Tim Means
John Howard vs. Cathal Pendred
Alex Garcia vs. Mike Swick
Henry Briones vs. Cody Garbrandt
Preliminary Card (UFC Fight Pass, 7 PM ET)
Neil Seery vs. Louis Smolka
Yosdenis Cedeno vs. Cody Pfister
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