Las Vegas –Barclays Center welcomes UFC 223®: FERGUSON vs. NURMAGOMEDOV on Saturday, April 7 in Brooklyn with a night of hard-hitting action. This highly anticipated event will feature two world championship bouts. Interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson is currently riding a 10-fight win streak, which includes a recent submission win over Kevin Lee to claim the interim strap, while undefeated No. 2 ranked contender Khabib Nurmagomedov brings with him a nine-fight win streak and an overall MMA record of 25-0. The co-main event title fight features current women’s strawweight champion Rose Namajunas against former champ, No. 1 ranked contender Joanna Jedrzejczyk, who lost to “Thug” Rose via first-round knockout at UFC 217.
UFC hosted a media conference call with all four athletes on today Wednesday, March 28th. And you can listen to the call below.
The following where scheduled to attend the media conference call:
TONY FERGUSON, UFC interim lightweight champion
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KHABIB NURMAGOMEDOV, No. 2 lightweight contender
ROSE NAMAJUNAS, UFC women’s strawweight champion
JOANNA JEDRZEJCZYK, No. 1 women’s strawweight contender
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