Athletes from two title fights will be present as UFC kicks off it’s 25th anniversary by showcasing a couple of the dynamic match-ups to come later this year. UFC featherweight champion and No. 4 ranked pound-for-pound fighter in the world MAX HOLLOWAY will defend his title against former lightweight champion and No. 2 ranked featherweight contender FRANKIE EDGAR in the main event of UFC 222. HOLLOWAY looks to improve upon his record breaking 12-fight featherweight win streak against EDGAR, who looks to become a two-division champion. UFC 222 takes place on Saturday, March 3rd at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, NV.
Additionally, fans will get their first look at their UFC 223 main event, the highly anticipated lightweight title bout between interim champion TONY FERGUSON and the undefeated powerhouse KHABIB NURMAGOMEDOV. FERGUSON looks to extend his 10-fight win streak while KHABIB looks to claim UFC gold for the first time while maintaining his perfect record.
Ahead of the UFC 222 and UFC 223 main events, UFC will host a press conference with the four athletes on Friday, January 19 at 5p.m. ET at the TD Garden in Boston, MA. Tickets for UFC 222 go on-sale this week with UFC Fight Club access opening on January 17 at 10am PT and general public sales opening on January 19 at 10am PT. UFC 223 takes place on April 7th at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY. Tickets for UFC 223 will go on-sale via UFC Fight Club on February 7th with public sales opening on Friday, February 9th at Ticketmaster.com.
WHO: MAX HOLLOWAY, UFC featherweight champion
FRANKIE EDGAR, former UFC lightweight champion
TONY FERGUSON, interim UFC lightweight champion
KHABIB NURMAGOMEDOV, No. 2 lightweight contender
WHAT: UFC®25th Anniversary Series Press Conference
WHEN: Friday, January 19 at 5p.m. ET
WHERE: TD Garden
100 Legends Way, Boston, MA, 02114
UFC® 222: HOLLOWAY vs. EDGAR will be available live on Pay-Per-View on Saturday, March 3 at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT on UFC.TV, iN DEMAND, DirecTV, DISH Network, Vubiquity, and in Canada on BellTV, Rogers, Shaw Communications, Sasktel, and Canal Indigo for a suggested retail price of $54.99 US/CAN for Standard Definition and $64.99 US/CAN for High-Definition.
UFC® 223: FERGUSON vs. KHABIB will be available live on Pay-Per-View on Saturday, April 7 at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT on UFC.TV, iN DEMAND, DirecTV, DISH Network, Vubiquity, and in Canada on
BellTV, Rogers, Shaw Communications, Sasktel, and Canal Indigo for a suggested retail price of $54.99 US/CAN for Standard Definition and $64.99 US/CAN for High-Definition.
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