“UFC 128: Shogun vs. Jones” Pre-Fight Press Conference Free and Open to Public

Written by 5thRound.com Staff
March 9th, 2011

UFC Light Heavyweight Jon Jones

In anticipation of  “UFC 128: Shogun vs. Jones” on March 19th, the Ultimate Fighting Championship will host a pre-fight press conference featuring light heavyweight champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua and Jon Jones NEXT Wednesday in New York City.

If you happen to be wondering aimlessly around the NYC streets on March 16th at 12:30PM local time, the presser inside the world-famous Radio City Music Hall will be free and open to the public.

Joining the card’s featured athletes at the podium will be UFC president Dana White, co-main event fighters Urijah Faber and Eddie Wineland, as well as middleweights Yoshihiro Akiyama and Nate Marquardt.

Fans that are unable to attend the press conference can stream the Q&A session live right here on 5thRound.com starting at 12:30PM ET/9:30AM PT.

Here are the athletes participating in the star-studded extravaganza:

Preliminary Bouts:

Raphael Assunca vs. TBD
Dan Miller vs. Nick Catone
Joseph Benavidez vs. Ian Lovela

(Facebook 8PM ET/8PM PM)

Kurt Pellegrino vs. Gleison Tibau
Ricardo Almeida vs. Mike Pyle

(Spike TV 9PM ET/6PM PT)

Edson Barboza vs. Anthony Njokuani
Luiz Cane vs. Eliot Marshall

Main Bouts:

Brendan Schaub vs. Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic
Yoshihiro Akiyama vs. Nate Marquardt
Kamal Shalorus vs. Jim Miller
Urijah Faber vs. Eddie Wineland
Jon Jones vs. Mauricio “Shogun” Rua (UFC Light Heavyweight Champion)

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