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UFC 217 press conference face-offs: Lots of trash-talk (and Georges St-Pierre smiling)

NEW YORK – All six title-fight participants took part in today’s UFC 217 press conference, and MMAjunkie was on the scene.

The fan and media event took place at The Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York. The main arena at Madison Square Garden also hosts Saturday’s event, which airs on pay-per-view following prelims on FS1 and UFC Fight Pass.

In addition to UFC President Dana White, today’s press conference featured middleweight champion Michael Bisping (30-7 MMA, 20-7 UFC) and fellow headliner Georges St-Pierre (25-2 MMA, 19-2 UFC), bantamweight champ Cody Garbrandt (11-0 MMA, 6-0 UFC) and fellow co-headliner T.J. Dillashaw (14-3 MMA, 10-3 UFC), and strawweight titleholder Joanna Jedrzejczyk (14-0 MMA, 8-0 UFC) and opponent Rose Namajunas (6-3 MMA, 4-2 UFC).

In short, there was a whole lot of jawing at each other during the face-offs, and one fist made contact with a face.

Check out the video above for the highlights.

For more on UFC 217, check out the UFC Rumors section of the site.

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