The press conference, which is free and ticketed to the public, will also be streamed live on ESPN+. UFC® 245: USMAN vs. COVINGTON
Free and ticketed to the public
Las Vegas – UFC® will hold a press conference featuring the participants from three blockbuster championship bouts that will headline the company’s final Pay-Per-View event of 2019. In a highly anticipated championship grudge match, reigning UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman defends against No. 2 ranked contender Colby Covington. Featherweight champion and No. 7 ranked pound-for-pound fighter Max Holloway will go for his fourth successful title defense against powerhouse No. 1 contender Alexander Volkanovski. Women’s bantamweight and featherweight champion, as well as No. 5 ranked pound-for-pound fighter, Amanda Nunes looks to continue building her historic legacy as she puts her 135-pound belt on the line in a rematch with former women’s featherweight titleholder and No. 1 ranked bantamweight Germaine de Randamie.
Prior to the UFC® 244: MASVIDAL vs. DIAZ ceremonial weigh-ins, UFC will host a press conference with all six athletes on Friday, November 1 at 5 p.m. ET at Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City.
WHO: DANA WHITE, UFC president
KAMARU USMAN, UFC welterweight champion
COLBY COVINGTON, No. 2 ranked UFC welterweight contender
MAX HOLLOWAY, UFC featherweight champion
ALEXANDER VOLKANOVSKI, No. 1 ranked UFC featherweight contender
AMANDA NUNES, UFC women’s featherweight and bantamweight champion
GERMAINE DE RANDAMIE, No. 1 ranked UFC women’s bantamweight contender
WHAT: UFC® 245: USMAN vs. COVINGTON Press Conference
WHEN: Friday, November 1 at 5 p.m. ET
WHERE: Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden
4 Pennsylvania Plaza
New York, NY 10001
UFC® 245: USMAN vs. COVINGTON takes place Saturday, December 14 at T-Mobile Arena and will stream live nationally on Pay-Per-View exclusively through ESPN+ in the U.S. at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT in both English and Spanish.
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