UFC 189: Aldo vs. McGregor fight card

Pinned on June 22, 2015 at 12:50 pm by Courtney Buckley

UFC 189: Aldo vs. McGregor fight card

A look at the big July 11th UFC 189 pay-per-view in Las Vegas, where Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor will compete for Aldo’s featherweight title.

Normally on Sundays, the fight card post gives us a look ahead to the next UFC show. But because next Saturday’s UFC Fight Night headlined by Lyoto Machida and Yoel Romero is still a mess with the visa issues and there will be another fight added to the card, there’s no point in publishing an incomplete fight card today.

A card that is completed, though? UFC 189. Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor have had the heavy promotional push, and deservedly so. It’s the biggest fight in MMA featherweight history and it’s perhaps the most anticipated showdown of 2015. In the co-main is a welterweight title fight between new champion Robbie Lawler and challenger Rory MacDonald, a rematch of their 2013 bout which ended in a Lawler split decision over 3 rounds.

Here’s the full bout order for the July 11th event at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas:

Main Card (PPV, 10 PM ET)

Jose Aldo vs. Conor McGregor
Robbie Lawler vs. Rory MacDonald
Dennis Bermudez vs. Jeremy Stephens
John Hathaway vs. Gunnar Nelson
Thomas Almeida vs. Brad Pickett

Preliminary Card (FS1, 8 PM ET)

Matt Brown vs. Tim Means
John Howard vs. Brandon Thatch
Alex Garcia vs. Mike Swick
Henry Briones vs. Cody Garbrandt

Preliminary Card (Fight Pass, 7 PM ET)

Neil Seery vs. Louis Smolka
Yosdenis Cedeno vs. Cody Pfister

 
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