UFC 223 fight week schedule announced

UFC 223 fight week schedule announced

The UFC has officially announced the fight week schedule for UFC 223 in Brooklyn, New York. The April 7 pay-per-view fight card will be held at the Barclays Center and is headlined by two title fights.  If you need tickets to UFC 223 you can purchase them here.

Wednesday, April 4

The week kicks off with a press conference and open workouts on Wednesday, April 4. UFC interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov and UFC strawweight champion Rose Namajunas and former champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk will be at Brooklyn’s Music Hall of Williamsburg along with UFC President Dana WHite.
Doors open to the public at 4 pm ET for the press conference, which starts at 5.

Thursday, April 5

Thursday is media day. Not open to public.

Friday, April 6

Early weigh-ins. Not open to public.
Ceremonial weigh-ins at the Barclays Center followed by the UFC 25th anniversary press conference (Participants to be named later).
Doors open at 5 p.m. for the 6 p.m. event.

Saturday, April 7

Fights scheduled to start at 6:15 p.m. ET

UFC 223 fight card:

Main Card (Pay-Per-View)
Tony Ferguson (Interim Champion) vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov – for UFC lightweight title
Rose Namajunas (Champion) vs. Joanna Jędrzejczyk – for UFC women’s strawweight title
Renato Moicano vs. Calvin Kattar
Michael Chiesa vs. Anthony Pettis
Al Iaquinta vs. Paul Felder

Preliminary Card (Fox Sports 1)
Karolina Kowalkiewicz vs. Felice Herrig
Ray Borg vs. Brandon Moreno
Joe Lauzon vs. Chris Gruetzemacher
Evan Dunham vs. Olivier Aubin-Mercier

Preliminary Card (UFC Fight Pass)
Alex Caceres vs. Artem Lobov
Bec Rawlings vs. Ashlee Evans-Smith
Devin Clark vs. Mike Rodriguez
Zabit Magomedsharipov vs. Kyle Bochniak