The UFC seasonal press conference will take place this Friday (April 12, 2019) from the State Farm Arena in Atlanta, Georgia.
Names like UFC President Dana White, champions Jon Jones, Amanda Nunes, Rose Namajunas, and Henry Cejudo are slated for the event. Also, title challengers Thiago Santos, Holly Holm, Marlon Moraes, and Jessica Andrade will be featured as well. The headliners for UFC Rochester (Rafael dos Anjos and Kevin Lee) and UFC Stockholm (Alexander Gustafsson and Anthony Smith) will also be in attendance.
The UFC’s press release suggests more athletes will be added to the schedule closer to Friday. The following night, UFC 236 will take place live on pay-per-view (PPV). In the main event, UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway faces Dustin Poirier for the interim lightweight title. Co-main eventers Israel Adesanya and Kelvin Gastelum will fight for the interim 185-pound championship.
It should be noted that UFC welterweight Ben Askren has supposedly been uninvited from Friday’s press conference. He took to Twitter to reveal the news:
Will you be tuning in for Friday’s UFC seasonal press conference?