UFC 205: McGregor vs Alvarez at Madison Square Garden. It’s time!
McGregor’s quest for an unprecedented feat headlines a historic card at in New York City on Sunday (AEDT).
The Irish megastar and current featherweight champ battles Philadelphia native Alvarez for the lightweight championship in a bid to become the first UFC fighter to hold titles in two divisions simultaneously.
It’s one of many highlights on a stacked card for the first ever UFC event in New York City. The men’s welterweight and women’s strawwweight titles are also on the line among a host of intriguing match-ups. Follow UFC 205 live as it happens right here.
TIMES AND HOW TO WATCH
Australian viewers can purchase UFC 205 for $49.95 on Main Event TV or via UFC TV on live stream for $59.99.
Pre-fight and prelim bout coverage will feature on Fox Sports 1 from 11am AEDT on Sunday, November 13.
Foxsports.com.au will feature a live blog throughout the day, with video reports of the main action provided ASAP.
Coverage on Main Event begins at 2pm. The McGregor v Alvarez main event is likely to feature from 4pm onwards, dependent on earlier fights.
MAIN CARD (from 2pm AEDT)
Eddie Alvarez (28-4) v Conor McGregor (20-3) — lightweight championship
Tyron Woodley (16-3) vs Stephen Thompson (13-1) — welterweight championship
Joanna Jedrzejczyk (12-0) v. Karolina Kowalkiewicz (10-0) — strawweight championship
Chris Weidman (13-1) v Yoel Romero (12-1) — middleweight
Donald Cerrone (31-7, 1 NC) v Kelvin Gastelum (12-2) —welterweight
Miesha Tate (18-6) v Raquel Pennington (8-5) — bantamweight
THE PRELIMS (from 11am AEDT)
Frankie Edgar (20-5-1) v Jeremy Stephens (25-12) — featherweight
Khabib Nurmagomedov (23-0) v Michael Johnson (18-10) — lightweight
Vicente Luque (10-5-1) v Belal Muhammad (10-1) — welterweight
Jim Miller (27-8) v. Thiago Alves (21-10) — lightweight
Rafael Natal (21-7-1) v. Tim Boetsch (19-10) – middleweight
Liz Carmouche (10-5) v Katlyn Chookagian (8-0) – bantamweight