The UFC is back in action! After a productive few weeks of headlines, UFC 249 will look to rock the VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida.
In the main event, Tony Ferguson will get another chance to become the interim UFC Lightweight Champion when he faces Justin Gaethje. The co-main event will see Henry Cejudo defending his UFC Bantamweight Title against a returning Dominick Cruz. The latter is making his return to the octagon for the first time since 2016.
Other big-name fighters on the card include Francis Ngannou, Jairzinho Rozenstruik, Donald Cerrone, Anthony Pettis, and Greg Hardy. After the event, the fighters from the main event, the winners of the night and UFC President Dana White will be speaking to the media in the post-fight press conference.
Questions and topics that may be discussed include:
- What is next for the new interim Lightweight Champion?
- Updates on Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza and his positive coronavirus test
- Future fight events
- An update on “Fight Island”
You can check out the full video above for the festivities. It is expected to start around 1 a.m. ET.