Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will stage its final pre-fight press conference this evening (Thurs., Sept. 23, 2021) to promote its pay-per-view (PPV) event this weekend (Sat., Sept. 25, 2021), UFC 266, beginning at 6:30 p.m. ET in the video player above.
Anyway, the full list of UFC 266 press conference participants includes:
- Dana White
- Featherweight champion, Alexander Volkanovski
- No. 2-ranked Featherweight contender, Brian Ortega
- Women’s Flyweight champion, Valentina Shevchenko
- No. 3-ranked women’s Flyweight contender, Lauren Murphy
- MMA “super star,” Nick Diaz
- Former Welterweight champion, Robbie Lawler
UFC 266, which will take place inside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, featuring a championship double-dip at the helm, with Volkanovski defending his 145-pound title against Ortega and Shevchenko going for her sixth consecutive title defense at the expense of the seriously over-matched Murphy. And, of course, Diaz returns to action after a 6.5-year absence to rematch Lawler.
Remember that MMAmania.com will deliver LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC 266 fight card right here, starting with the early ESPN+ “Prelims” matches online, which are scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. ET, then the remaining undercard balance on ESPNEWS/ESPN+ at 8 p.m. ET, before the PPV main card start time at 10 p.m. ET on ESPN+ PPV.
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