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UFC 279 press conference video, live media stream | Khamzat vs. Diaz

*** UPDATE: Dana White canceled the press conference at the last minute. Full details here. ***

UFC 279 press conference video, live media stream: Undefeated 170-pound contender Khamzat Chimaev will take the stage opposite longtime welterweight fan favorite Nate Diaz just two days out from their upcoming UFC 279 pay-per-view (PPV) main event, booked for this Sat. night (Sept. 10, 2022) inside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Joining them will be welterweight co-headliners Tony Ferguson and Li Jingliang, along with promotion president Dana White, who will try his damndest to keep Chimaev and Diaz from killing each other when it comes time for the press conference staredowns.

The LIVE press conference stream begins TONIGHT (Thurs., Sept. 8) promptly at 7 p.m. ET in the embedded video player above. Remember too that we’ll have all the UFC 279 fighter face offs just as soon as the festivities wrap, probably in the 7:30-7:45 p.m. ET range.

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BLOCKBUSTER WELTERWEIGHT SHOWDOWN! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns to the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Sat., Sept. 10, 2022, with a must-watch updated Welterweight thriller that will see perennial fan favorite, Nate Diaz now battles former top-ranked Lightweight contender, Tony Ferguson, who will return to the 170-pound weight class for this last minute, upgraded assignment. Meanwhile, In UFC 279’s pay-per-view (PPV) co-main event, we now get the undefeated No. 3-ranked contender, Khamzat Chimaev, opposite Kevin ‘Trailblazer’ Holland.

Don’t miss a single second of EPIC face-punching action!

Then again, the UFC 279 main event may get started well ahead of time.

“If they wanna fight before (Saturday), fuck the money, brother, I’m gonna fight with them. I love to fight,” Khamzat told ESPN about a potential UFC 279 press conference brawl. “If he wants to fight there with his team, I have like 20 guys with me. We’ll fight with all the teams, you know. I hope so. I would love if it happens, something crazy things there. His team is old, brother. My team is fresh. We kill this. His team almost handicapped, brother.”

Read Khamzat’s full quote here.


MMAmania.com will deliver LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC 279 fight card, starting with the early UFC Fight Pass/ESPN+ “Prelims” matches at 6 p.m. ET as well as the remaining undercard balance on ESPNN/ESPN+ at 8 p.m. ET by clicking HERE. That’s followed by the PPV main card start time at 10 p.m. ET on ESPN+ PPV with live results and “Khamzat vs. Diaz” play-by-play action RIGHT HERE.

To check out the latest and greatest UFC 279: “Khamzat vs. Diaz” news and notes be sure to hit up our comprehensive event archive right here. For the complete UFC 279 fight card and PPV lineup click here.

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