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UFC 189 Video - McGregor at pre-fight presser: Mendes' 'facial structure will be rearranged'

Media was in attendance for the UFC 189 pre-fight presser featuring Conor McGregor, Chad Mendes, Robbie Lawler, and Rory MacDonald to ask their questions. McGregor and Mendes featured heavily with some interesting responses.

It's a UFC 189 world this week, and even then that seems a bit to broad a brush to paint it with. The truth is, fans and media are really looking heavily at one fight, Conor McGregor vs. Chad Mendes. The two top ranked featherweights were on hand to field questions (along with Rory MacDonald and welterweight champion Robbie Lawler) at the UFC 189/TUF 21 pre-fight press conference. To nobody's surprise, McGregor and Mendes dominated the discourse.

MMAFighting captured some of the Q & A and back and forth between the fighters on Twitter. McGregor talked about his role in promoting UFC 189:

Obviously he had some less than kind words for Chad Mendes:

But didn't miss a chance to take a jab at Jose Aldo.

And addressed rumors about a strenuous weight cut:

Mendes had his share of words to say about McGregor as well:

And about concerns that he may be giving up too much in reach advantage:

And Rory Mac was there too!

UFC 189 takes place this Saturday, July 11th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas Nevada. The card is headlined by a bout for the interim featherweight title between Conor McGregor and Chad Mendes. Stay tuned to Bloody Elbow for more breaking news, analysis, and fight night coverage.