– Regardless of being totally embarrassed by what Conor McGregor did Thursday contained in the Barclays Heart, the UFC is utilizing footage caught within the newest episode of “Embedded” forward of Saturday’s UFC 223 occasion.
McGregor, who posted bond Friday and is free to journey, should return for a listening to in June. The video exhibits his arrival inside the world and subsequent actions that led to “Notorious” turning himself in to authorities.
Together with that, UFC president Dana White addresses the fighters injured and shaken by the incident, the UFC celebrates its 25th anniversary by visiting the New York Inventory Alternate and Al Iaquinta steps in to satisfy Khabib Nurmagomedov in the primary occasion for the light-weight title.
– In the course of the particular UFC 25th Anniversary Press Convention held Friday in Brooklyn, a number of future championship matches had been made official.
Rafael dos Anjos and Colby Covington will meet for the interim welterweight title on June 9 at UFC 225 in Chicago. Initially, the bout was anticipated to happen at UFC 224 in Brazil, however officers determined to maintain it within the U.S. after the incident involving McGregor resulting from Covington’s previous feedback regarding the Brazilian individuals.
At UFC 227, Cody Garbrandt will get his rematch with TJ Dillashaw for the bantamweight belt. The 2 will sq. off on August four from the Staples Heart in Los Angeles. Dillashaw reclaimed the title when he bested Garbrandt final yr in Madison Sq. Backyard.