Wednesday, November 9, 2016— UFC® will make its highly anticipated debut and make history at Madison Square Garden in New York City on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016. The main card will air on pay-per-view while the prelims will air on FS1 and UFC Fight Pass. To watch Episode 1 click here. Check out our preview for UFC 205 by clicking here.
In the main event, Lightweight champ Eddie Alvarez (28-4 MMA, 3-1 UFC) puts his belt on the line as he will be facing featherweight champ Conor McGregor (20-3 MMA, 8-1 UFC). Conor is looking to attempt to become the first concurrent two-division champion in UFC history.
In the co-main event, welterweight champ Tyron Woodley (16-3 MMA, 6-2 UFC) will defend his belt for the first time against Stephen Thompson (13-1 MMA, 8-1 UFC). And women’s strawweight champ Joanna Jedrzejczyk (12-0 MMA, 6-0 UFC) defends her title against Karolina Kowalkiewicz (10-0 MMA, 3-0 UFC).
On Episode 2 of UFC 205 Embedded, lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez and featherweight Frankie Edgar get some motivation in the form of a custom Conor throwing dummy. Welterweight champion Tyron Woodley reveals that he’s earned a second belt during his latest training camp; his opponent Stephen Thompson puts in an appearance at a first birthday party. In the Big Apple, strawweight title challenger Karolina Kowalkiewicz tours Central Park on a bicycle built for two, strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk gets settled in, and featherweight champion Conor McGregor keeps his eyes on the prize. UFC 205 Embedded is an all-access, behind-the-scenes video blog leading up to the historic three-title UFC 205: Alvarez vs. McGregor, taking place at Madison Square Garden on Saturday, November 12th. See it live on Pay-Per-View.
By: Roberto Villa
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