This time, he can't run away!
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) kicked off its UFC 189 "World Tour" earlier today (Fri., March 20, 2015) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, to start the hype train for its upcoming "Aldo vs. McGregor" mixed martial arts (MMA) pay-per-view (PPV) event, scheduled for July 11, 2015, inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Watch a replay of the UFC 189 kickoff press conference here.
UFC 189 features a championship doubleheader topped by the must-see featherweight showdown pitting reigning 145-pound champion Jose Aldo against division No. 1 contender Conor McGregor. As expected, both "Junior" and "Notorious" came face-to-face (see below) after the press conference wrapped.
The first face off!! @josealdojunior and @TheNotoriousMMA at #UFCWorldTour in Rio http://t.co/biObmYcr65— UFC United Kingdom (@UFC_UK) March 20, 2015
The first time since this heated showdown in Boston.
To see where else the UFC 189 "World Tour" is taking place, which includes stops in Las Vegas, Ireland, and Toronto, among others, check out the complete "Aldo vs. McGregor" media schedule here. To see early odds and betting lines on UFC 189 click here.