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UFC 196 free fight video: Conor McGregor vs. Chad Mendes

Ahead of Conor McGregor's UFC 196 bout with Rafael dos Anjos, the UFC has released the video of his fight with Chad Mendes.

UFC 196 is just a few weeks away, and it will feature a superfight on top. UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor will go up to lightweight to fight the 155-pound champion, Rafael dos Anjos. Mystic Mac will be looking to become just the third man to win UFC gold in two divisions.

As is the case when the UFC has a big fight to promote, they release the fight videos for some of the competitor's biggest moments. In McGregor's case, his first taste of a championship came at UFC 189. He was scheduled to face off with Jose Aldo, but a late injury to Aldo led the UFC to make an interim title bout and pit him against another top fighter - Chad Mendes.

The bout, which McGregor entered with his own injury, saw Mendes take Conor down and keep him there for large portions of the first two rounds. But when Mendes got tired, McGregor took over and pounded him out to claim the belt.

Check out the video above.

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