We’re just a couple days away from Lyoto Machida’s first ever UFC light heavyweight title defense as he faces the talented Mauricio “Shogun” Rua this Saturday inside the Staples Center in LA, CA. For those of you that can’t get enough UFC 104 pre-fight hoopla, you can strea, today’s UFC 104 Press Conference LIVE right here on 5thRound.com.
Today’s media call features UFC president Dana White, Machida and Shogun, as well as co-headliners Ben Rothwell and Cain Velasquez. Staples Center GM Lee Zeidman will also be at the Westside Pavilion Mall in Los Angeles to answer questions.
(UPDATED 11/22/09 at 12:15PM PT)
The UFC originally announced they were going to stream the presser live at 4PM ET/1 PM PT, however due technical difficulties they will not be able to air the press conference live, however will put the video up later. Here’s the UFC’s statement regarding the situation:
“The Pre-Fight Press Conference is scheduled to begin at approximatel1:00 am Pacific Time / 4:00 pm Eastern Time on Thursday. Due to technical issues, the pre-fight conference will not be shown live. UFC staff will make it available in this player shortly after its conclusion.”