NEW YORK – You can watch today’s press conference in advance of UFC 223 here on MMAjunkie at 5 p.m. ET (2 p.m. PT).
In the main event, featherweight champion Max Holloway (19-3 MMA, 15-3 UFC) takes on Khabib Nurmagomedov (25-0 MMA, 9-0 UFC) for the undisputed lightweight title, a booking that was made on just six days’ notice following Tony Ferguson’s withdrawal because of injury. And in the co-main event, women’s strawweight champion Rose Namajunas (7-3 MMA, 5-2 UFC) defends her title in a rematch with Joanna Jedrzejczyk (14-1 MMA, 7-1 UFC), who she defeated five months ago to win the belt.
All four fighters will be part of today’s media event, which is expected to include the first face-offs of fight week. MMAjunkie will be on scene with full coverage.
UFC 223 takes place Saturday at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., and airs on pay-per-view following prelims on FS1 and UFC Fight Pass.view original article >>
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