UFC 205: Alvarez vs McGregor, Woodley vs Thompson officially added
UFC 205 is shaping up to be the stacked card befitting of New York’s inaugural company event.
Alvarez won the title with a convincing TKO win over Rafael dos Anjos at UFC Fight Night 90.
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And while the legalization of MMA in the Empire State occurred in March, many fans are looking forward to treating Nov. 12 as a symbolic coronation ceremony at Madison Square Garden.
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— Eddie Alvarez (@Ealvarezfight) September 27, 2016
Joanna Jedrzejczyk (12-0-0) will defend her 115-pound belt against No. 1 contender Karolina Kowalkiewicz (10-0-0), while No.1 bantamweight Miesha Tate (18-6-0) will take on No. 8 Raquel Pennington (8-5-0).
— Joanna Jedrzejczyk (@joannamma) September 26, 2016
Donald Cerrone (31-7-0), who is on a tear since moving up to welterweight, takes on former TUF winner Kelvin Gastelum (12-2-0), who recently took a unanimous decision over former champion Johny Hendricks.
Rashad Evans (19-5-1) a former light-heavyweight champion currently struggling on a two-fight losing skid, takes on military veteran Tim Kennedy (18-5-1), who is looking to rebound from a controversial loss to Yoel Romero back in 2014.
— khabib nurmagomedov (@TeamKhabib) September 27, 2016
Tickets go on sale September 30th.
The UFC 205 press conference takes place at 6PM ET on Tuesday, Sept. 27 at the Theatre in Madison Square Garden.