Las Vegas – The world will be watching on Thursday, Sept. 20 when UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov (26-0, fighting out of Dagestan, Russia) and two-division UFC champion Conor McGregor (21-3, fighting out of Dublin, Ireland) come face to face for the first time at the UFC 229: KHABIB vs. MCGREGOR press conference.
The press conference is closed to the public. UFC announces today an exclusive opportunity for fans to watch the event. Live in the heart of New York’s Times Square on Silvercast’s digital spectacular known as “Mega-Zilla.” UFC fans will have the ability to watch the highly-anticipated press conference from a full block on Broadway between 45th and 46th streets on the world’s largest TV screen.
Fans in the New York area are encouraged to watch the press conference in Times Square and show their support for their favorite athlete. The live stream telecast will be captioned so fans won’t miss a word as they enjoy a viewing party unlike any other.
WHAT: UFC® 229: KHABIB vs. McGREGOR Press Conference
WHEN: Thursday, Sept. 20 at 5 p.m. ET
WHERE: Mega-Zilla in Times Square
Broadway from 45th to 46th Street, New York, NY
UFC 229: KHABIB vs. McGREGOR, will be available live on Pay-Per-View on Saturday, October 6 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 is a premium global sports brand and the largest Pay-Per-View event provider in the world. Celebrating its 25th Anniversary in 2018, UFC boasts more than 284 million fans worldwide. It has produced over 440 events in 22 countries since its inception in 1993. Acquired in 2016 by global sports, entertainment and fashion leader Endeavor (formerly WME | IMG), together with strategic partners Silver Lake Partners and KKR, UFC is headquartered in Las Vegas with a network of employees around the world. UFC produces more than 40 live events annually worldwide. While programming its broadcast in over 160 countries and territories to 1.1 billion TV households worldwide in 40 different languages.