UFC president Dana White and his band of UFC 119 superstars will be taking the podium today inside the Old National Center in Indianapolis, Indiana. Stream Thursday’s pre-fight press conference right here on 5thRound.com starting at 1PM ET/10AM PT.
Saturday’s pay-per-view broadcast will feature a heavyweight scrap between Frank Mir and Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic. Despite his last-minute replacement status, Cro Cop has managed to engage in a fairly entertaining verbal sparring session with the former Octagon champion.
CC suffered an eye injury just before wrapping camp, however was cleared Tuesday to fight for the second time in three months. The Croatian showed up to yesterday’s open media workouts with a noticeably red right eye, although claims it isn’t affecting his vision.
Ryan Bader faces the toughest test of his career when he meets Antonio Rogerio Nogueira in the night’s co-main event.
Please click the media player below to watch today’s press conference: