To help promote their debut in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, the planet’s most prestigious mixed martial arts promotion is hosting a special “UFC 149: Aldo vs. Koch” kickoff press conference today in Bret “The Hitman” Hart’s homeland.
Stream today’s presser live right here on 5thRound.com starting at 12PM ET/9AM PT.
The festivities take place at Shaw Court in Calgary, but it’s not open to the public. Featherweight king Jose Aldo (Pictured), Erik Koch, UFC Canada director of operations Tom Wright and Nick Ring will all be at the podium.
UFC 149 will be jumping off July 21st inside Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary.
Tickets for the show went on sale this morning.
Please click the media player below to watch the press conference:
Here is the card’s current roster:
Ryan Jimmo vs. Anthony Perosh
Mitch Clarke vs. Anton Kuivanen
Bryan Caraway vs. Mitch Gagnon
George Roop vs. Antonio Carvalho
Court McGee vs. Nick Ring
Thiago Alves vs. Siyar Bahadurzada
Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira vs. Cheick Kongo
Mauricio “Shogun” Rua vs. Thiago Silva
Michael Bisping vs. Tim Boetsch
Erik Koch vs. Jose Aldo (UFC Featherweight Champion)