Las Vegas (Wed, October 25, 2017)– Madison Square Garden plays host to one of the most highly anticipated events of the year, UFC®217: BISPING vs ST-PIERRE. The event features three world championship bouts. Middleweight champion Michael Bisping looks to defend his world title for the second time against the long-awaited return of former welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre. Undefeated bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt is set to make his first title defense against No. 2 TJ Dillashaw in the co-main event, and strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk hopes to stay undefeated and tie Ronda Rousey’s record with her sixth consecutive, successful title defense when she goes toe-to-toe with No. 4 Rose Namajunas.
In advance of the three world title bouts, UFC will host two media conference calls with the six athletes competing in the championship fights on Wednesday, October 25 at 2 p.m. PT/5 p.m. ET and Thursday, October 26 at 2 p.m. PT/5 p.m. ET.
THE FOLLOWING ARE ATTENDING THE WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 25TH MEDIA CONFERENCE CALL:
- CODY GARBRANDT, UFC bantamweight champion
- TJ DILLASHAW, No. 2 bantamweight contender
- JOANNA JEDRZEJCZYK, UFC strawweight champion
- ROSE NAMAJUNAS, No. 4 strawweight contender