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UFC 189 Video: Conor McGregor and Chad Mendes show respect after back and forth match

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Watch Conor McGregor and Chad Mendes show some respect after their UFC 189 title fight.

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Conor McGregor and Chad Mendes talked a lot of trash towards each other, from the lead up a few weeks back, all the way to the actual fight itself. They were trading barbs constantly, but when the entertaining back and forth match was over, they both earned and showed the much deserved respect.

McGregor answered a lot of questions from a lot of his doubters, and after being truly tested, he still walked away with the interim UFC featherweight title. For more in depth coverage of the card, check out our live event stream that will constantly be updating here: UFC 189: Mendes vs. McGregor live results, play-by-play, and analysis