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UFC 189: Fighters make their Conor McGregor vs. Chad Mendes Predictions

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We gathered some fighter predictions for the Conor McGregor vs. Chad Mendes bout from 2 champions, 1 Fox Sports analyst, a couple more UFC face-smashers, 1 cartoon and a match-maker/heckler.

This Saturday night will mark the UFC's latest mid-summer super-card. The main event, despite the late opponent change, will likely do Ironman numbers, thanks to the massive popularity of Irish featherweight superstar, Conor McGregor. His original opponent, FW champion Jose Aldo, would have been a tough match-up for anyone, but that fight had to be scrapped due to an unfortunate rib injury Jose suffered in training camp.

Conor's new opponent, Number 1 contender, Chad Mendes, is considered by many to present a more difficult challenge than Aldo would have, adding a very intriguing facet to the fight. Will Conor be able to handle the outstanding wrestling of Mendes? Will his striking be enough to hand Chad the 3rd loss of his career?

In the latest episode of the Three Amigos Podcast, we gathered some fighter predictions for the Conor McGregor vs. Chad Mendes bout from some of our guests and have linked the audio below. The guests are as follows:

2 champions: Demetrious Johnson and Douglas Lima

3 badass face-smashers: Josh Samman Sam Sicilia Yves Edwards

1 cartoon (and a super-cute heckler): Tommy Toehold and Julie Kedzie

The fighter predictions audio begins at the 1:26:45 mark. We hope you enjoy!