*Updated* UFC 189 ‘World Championship’ Tour adds Calgary public event

March 20, 2015

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*Updated* UFC 189 ‘World Championship’ Tour adds Calgary public event



Las Vegas – In addition to the UFC’s previously announced dates for the UFC® 189 World Championship Tour, two more stops in Canada have been announced. Welterweight champion Robbie Lawler and the division’s No. 2 contender, Vancouver’s own, Rory MacDonald will appear in Vancouver and Calgary to promote their world title fight at UFC® 189: ALDO vs. McGREGOR. The stacked card will also feature a headlining bout between undisputed UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo and Irish sensation Conor McGregor.

 

UFC® 189, which takes place on Saturday, July 11 at MGM Grand Garden Arena, will serve as the culminating event of the world’s largest MMA fan experience, International Fight Week, which takes place in Las Vegas – the home of the UFC.

 

Newly Added UFC® 189 World Championship Tour Dates

(ALL TIMES LOCAL)

 

March 25 – Calgary, Alberta – Fan Event – Flames Central

o   Participants: Tom Wright, Lawler and MacDonald

o   Event is free and open to the public starting at 12 p.m.

 

 

  • March 25 – Boston Press Conference – 5:30 p.m. at The Strand Theater
    • Participants: Aldo and McGregor
    • Event is free and open to the public

 

  • March 26 – New York City Press Conference – 5 p.m. at Beacon Theater
    • Participants: Aldo, McGregor, Lawler and MacDonald
    • Event is free and open to the public

 

  • March 27 – Toronto, Ontario, Canada Press Conference – 4 p.m. at Eaton Centre(MAC Court Fountain)
    • Participants: Aldo, McGregor, Lawler and MacDonald
    • Event is free and open to the public

 

  • March 29 – McGregor to attend UEFA European Championship in Dublin, Ireland
  • 2016 Qualifying round of UEFA European Championship: Republic of Ireland vs. Poland at Aviva Stadium in Dublin

 

  • March 29 – Aldo to attend FIFA International Match featuring Brazil in London, England
    • FIFA International friendly featuring Brazil vs. Chile at the Emirates Stadium in London

 

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