UFC stages its first event of 2019 in Las Vegas, featuring two highly anticipated world championship fights. Light heavyweight champion Jon Jones wastes no time getting back in the Octagon, as he takes on dangerous finisher and #3 ranked contender Anthony Smith. Also, welterweight champion Tyron Woodley goes for his fifth consecutive title defense against surging #2 ranked contender Kamaru Usman. UFC 235: JONES vs. SMITH takes place Saturday, March 2 from T-Mobile Arena and will air live on Pay-Per-View.
In anticipation of this event, UFC will host a press conference with select athletes from the main card on Thursday, Jan. 31 at 5 pm PT/ 8 pm ET at the David Copperfield Theater at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. This event will be open to the public. Athletes attending are: Jon Jones, Anthony Smith, Tyron Woodley, Kamaru Usman, Robbie Lawler, Ben Askren, Cody Garbrandt, and Pedro Munhoz.