Alvarez vs McGregor Headlines UFC 205 at Madison Square Garden in New York City


The UFC has announced that featherweight champion Conor McGregor will go up to 155 pounds to challenge lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez in the main event of UFC 205 at Madison Square Garden in New York City.  According to the press release McGregor will retain his featherweight title through UFC 205.  If McGregor is successful, he’ll become the first-ever simultaneous two-weight UFC world champion.

A UFC 205 press conference will take place Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016 at 6pm ET / 3pm PT:

Confirmed UFC 205 fights include:

  • Lightweight Champion Eddie Alvarez vs Featherweight Champion Conor McGregor
  • Welterweight Champion Tyron Woodley vs #2 Stephen Thompson
  • Women’s Strawweight Champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk vs #2 Karolina Kowalkiewicz
  • #7 welterweight Donald Cerrone vs #5 Kelvin Gastleum
  • #1 women’s bantamweight Miesha Tate vs Raquel Pennington
  • #2 featherweight Frankie Edgar vs #7 Jeremy Stephens
  • #13 middleweight Tim Kennedy vs #7 Rashad Evans
  • Tim Boetsch vs #14 middleweight Rafael Natal
  • Jim Miller vs Thiago Alves
  • Lyman Good vs Belal Muhammad
  • #9 women’s bantamweight Liz Carmouche vs #14 Katlyn Chookagian

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