Tonight, August 20, from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, proficient UFC striker Nate Diaz will once again compete against controversial superstar and UFC Featherweight champion Conor McGregor at 170 pounds in the main event of UFC 202. The event will be available for purchase on UFC PPV for a cost of $49.99 in SD, and $59.99 HD.
"The company was just sold for $4 Billion, and I guarantee you I was a big reason why that pricetag was so high" - Conor McGregor during UFC 202 press conference
On Tuesday, August 16, current Middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin, head trainer Abel Sanchez and managing director of K2 Promotions West, Tom Loeffler, staged a press conference at the Palm restaurant in Beverly Hills to promote their controversial September 10 event with current IBF Welterweight title holder Kell Brook.
With several major events already looming on the PPV horizon, "Joe Fight Fan" is really going to have to dig deep into his pocketbook if he wants to support his beloved boxing...especially during the month of November.
Tuesday afternoon at the Palm restaurant in downtown Los Angeles, K2 Promotions held an intimate press conference for Middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin, promoting his September 10 bout with current IBF Welterweight title holder Kell Brook.
This Saturday night, UFC Featherweight champion Conor McGregor will be challenging Nate Diaz once again in an attempt to rectify a disappointing stoppage loss by way of a rear naked choke which took place earlier this year on March 5.
Since eight division world champion Manny Pacquiao renounced his retirement from the professional ring, and decided to compete once again for the WBO Welterweight crown against incumbent titlist Jessie Vargas, controversy has hovered over his seemingly unpopular selection.
On Wednesday, August 10, current WBA, IBF and WBC Middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin and the unexpected September 10 challenger, current IBF Welterweight title holder Kell Brook, participated in WBC's customary 30-day pre-fight weigh-in, and the results were more than just a bit staggering to most interested observers.
After an impressive and lucrative run on HBO PPV, it seems that a Manny Pacquiao bout will not be receiving the special Lampley/Kellerman/Lederman/Jones treatment at ringside on November 5.
It's being reported that future Hall of Fame boxing legend Manny Pacquiao will be coming out of retirement to fight 27 year old Jessie Vargas for the WBO Welterweight Championship on November 5, at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.