Thursday, January 31 – 5 p.m. PT/8 p.m. ET
MGM Grand in Las Vegas
Las Vegas – UFC® stages its first event of 2019 in Las Vegas, featuring two highly anticipated world championship fights. Light heavyweight champion Jon Joneswastes no time getting back in the Octagon®, as he takes on dangerous finisher and No.3-ranked contender Anthony Smith. Also, welterweight champion Tyron Woodley goes for his fifth consecutive title defense against surging No.2-ranked contender Kamaru Usman. UFC® 235: JONES vs. SMITH takes place Saturday, March 2 from T-Mobile Arena and will air live on Pay-Per-View.
In anticipation of this event, UFC will host a press conference with select athletes from the main card on Thursday, Jan. 31 at 5 p.m. PT/ 8 p.m. ET at the David Copperfield Theater at MGM Grand Hotel & Casinoin Las Vegas. This event will be open to the public.
Fans can watch the UFC® 235 Press Conference LIVE on ESPN+, with coverage appearing on SportsCenter throughout the evening.
WHO: DANA WHITE, UFC President
JON JONES, UFC light heavyweight champion
ANTHONY SMITH, No.3-ranked UFC light heavyweight
TYRON WOODLEY, UFC welterweight champion
KAMARU USMAN, No.2-ranked UFC welterweight
ROBBIE LAWLER, No.6-ranked UFC welterweight
BEN ASKREN, UFC welterweight
CODY GARBRANDT, No.1-ranked UFC bantamweight
PEDRO MUNHOZ, No.9-ranked UFC bantamweight
WHAT: UFC® 235: JONES vs. SMITH Press Conference
WHEN: Thursday, Jan. 31 at 5 p.m. PT/ 8 p.m. ET
WHERE: David Copperfield Theater
3799 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109
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