Undisputed UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo and challenger Conor McGregor will embark on a world press tour spanning eight cities in five countries over the course of 12 days to promote their upcoming championship bout at UFC 189: ALDO vs. McGREGOR on Saturday, July 11 at MGM Grand Garden Arena. The co-main event featuring newly cemented welterweight champion Robbie Lawler and the division’s No. 2 contender Rory MacDonald will also make appearances on the tour.
UFC 189 will serve as the culminating event of the world’s largest MMA fan experience, International Fight Week, which takes place in Las Vegas – the home of the UFC.
The complete list of stops is as follows:
March 20: 2 p.m. news conference, Maracanazinho Arena, Rio de Janeiro. Free and open to the public, streaming on UFC Fight Pass
March 23: Press tour, Las Vegas
March 24: Press tour, Los Angeles
March 25: 5:30 p.m. news conference, The Strand Theater, Boston
March 26: 5 p.m. news conference, Beacon Theater, New York. Free and open to the public
March 27: 4 p.m. news conference, Eaton Centre (MAC Court Fountain), Toronto. Free and open to the public
March 29: McGregor to attend 2016 Qualifying round of UEFA European Championship: Republic of Ireland vs. Poland, Aviva Stadium, Dublin
March 29: Jose Aldo to attend FIFA International friendly: Brazil vs. Chile, Emirates Stadium, London
March 30: News conference, TBA, London
March 31: Fan event, Convention Centre Dublin. Free and open to the public