The Ultimate Fighting Championship is in New York City for UFC 244 this weekend, but the stars of UFC 245 will also have an opportunity to take the stage. Prior to Friday’s ceremonial weigh-ins, some of the top fighters on the year-end event will participate in a press conference alongside UFC president Dana White.
The fighters who will take the stage are UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman, former interim titleholder Colby Covington, featherweight champion Max Holloway, Alexander Volkanovski, two-division champ Amanda Nunes, and former women’s featherweight titleholder Germaine de Randamie.
The festivities will take place at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden.
According to previous reports, we could also see a special guest with Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson reportedly schedule to appear. The Rock also teased a “big announcement” that he said he wanted to share with mixed martial arts fans before anyone else.
How can you tune in to the presser which is sure to include fireworks thanks to the bad blood between Usman and Covington?
You can check out the press conference for UFC 245 live below beginning at 5:00 p.m. ET.
Prior to the UFC 244: MASVIDAL vs. DIAZ ceremonial weigh-ins, UFC will host a press conference with Dana White, Kamaru Usman, Colby Covington, Max Holloway, Alexander Volkanovski, Amanda Nunes, and Germaine de Randamie on Friday, November 1 at 5 p.m. ET at Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City.
UFC 245 Fight Card
- UFC Welterweight Champion Kamaru Usman vs. Colby Covington
- UFC Featherweight Champion Max Holloway vs. Alexander Volkanovski
- UFC Bantamweight Champion Amanda Nunes vs. Germaine de Randamie
- Jose Aldo vs. Marlon Moraes
- Urijah Faber vs. Petr Yan
- Mike Perry vs. Geoff Neal
- Jessica Eye vs. Viviane Araujo
- Matt Brown vs. Ben Saunders
- Oskar Piechota vs. Punahele Soriano
- Kai Kara-France vs. Brandon Moreno
*fight card and bout order subject to change