UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones (23-1-0) will be formally facing the media today for the first time since being granted his one-fight license by the Nevada State Athletic Commission ahead of his title defense against Anthony Smith (31-13-0) at UFC 235 in Las Vegas on March 2.
Watch the free live stream of the press conference at 5pm Pacific from the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas on UFC.com.
UFC PRESS RELEASE: Ahead of UFC 235: Jones vs Smith, the UFC will host a press conference with Dana White and select athletes from the main card on Thursday, Jan. 31 at 5 p.m. PT/ 8 p.m. ET Athletes attending are: Jon Jones, Anthony Smith, Tyron Woodley, Kamaru Usman, Robbie Lawler, Ben Askren, Cody Garbrandt, and Pedro Munhoz. UFC® stages its first event of 2019 in Las Vegas, featuring two highly anticipated world championship fights. Light heavyweight champion Jon Jones wastes no time getting back in the Octagon®, as he takes on dangerous finisher and No.3-ranked contender Anthony Smith.
Also, welterweight champion Tyron Woodley goes for his fifth consecutive title defense against surging No.2-ranked contender Kamaru Usman. UFC® 235: JONES vs. SMITH takes place Saturday, March 2 from T-Mobile Arena and will air live on Pay-Per-View.