TODAY'S PAPER
74° Good Evening
74° Good Evening
SportsMixed Martial Arts

UFC 205 pre-fight press conference

Scenes from the UFC 205 pre-fight press conference on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016 at The Theater at Madison Square Garden. UFC 205 is Saturday, Nov. 12.

UFC president Dana White answers a question during
Photo Credit: Getty Images / Michael Reaves

UFC president Dana White answers a question during the UFC 205 press conference at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on Nov. 10, 2016.

Fighter Eddie Alvarez, left, points to the vacant
Photo Credit: AP / Julio Cortez

Fighter Eddie Alvarez, left, points to the vacant seat of his opponent Conor McGregor as UFC president Dana White, right, looks on during a news conference ahead of UFC 205, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016, at Madison Square Garden.

A general view from the UFC 205 press
Photo Credit: Getty Images / Michael Reaves

A general view from the UFC 205 press conference at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on Nov. 10, 2016.

Conor McGregor and Eddie Alvarez answer questions during
Photo Credit: Getty Images / Michael Reaves

Conor McGregor and Eddie Alvarez answer questions during the UFC 205 press conference at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on Nov. 10, 2016.

UFC president Dana White thanks the crowd after
Photo Credit: Getty Images / Michael Reaves

UFC president Dana White thanks the crowd after the UFC 205 press conference at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on Nov. 10, 2016.

UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez, left, and UFC
Photo Credit: Getty Images / Michael Reaves

UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez, left, and UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor of Ireland square up for a photo during the UFC 205 press conference at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on Nov. 10, 2016.

UFC president Dana White separates Conor McGregor and
Photo Credit: Getty Images / Michael Reaves

UFC president Dana White separates Conor McGregor and Eddie Alvarez during the UFC 205 press conference at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on Nov. 10, 2016.

Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Karolina Kowalkiewicz square up for
Photo Credit: Getty Images / Michael Reaves

Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Karolina Kowalkiewicz square up for a photo during the UFC 205 press conference at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on Nov. 10, 2016.

UFC president Dana White separates Joanna Jedrzejczyk and
Photo Credit: Getty Images / Michael Reaves

UFC president Dana White separates Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Karolina Kowalkiewicz as they face off during the UFC 205 press conference at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on Nov. 10, 2016.

UFC president Dana White thanks the crowd after
Photo Credit: Getty Images / Michael Reaves

UFC president Dana White thanks the crowd after the UFC 205 press conference at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on Nov. 10, 2016.

UFC president Dana White stops Conor McGregor from
Photo Credit: Getty Images / Michael Reaves

UFC president Dana White stops Conor McGregor from throwing a chair at Eddie Alvarez during the UFC 205 press conference at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on Nov. 10, 2016.

UFC Lightweight Champion Eddie Alvarez motions to the
Photo Credit: Getty Images / Michael Reaves

UFC Lightweight Champion Eddie Alvarez motions to the crowd as he asks where Conor McGregor is during the UFC 205 press conference at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on Nov. 10, 2016.

A general view from the UFC 205 press
Photo Credit: Getty Images / Michael Reaves

A general view from the UFC 205 press conference at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on Nov. 10, 2016.

UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez, left, and UFC
Photo Credit: Getty Images / Michael Reaves

UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez, left, and UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor of Ireland square up for a photo during the UFC 205 press conference at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on Nov. 10, 2016.

UFC president Dana White separates Eddie Alvarez and
Photo Credit: Getty Images / Michael Reaves

UFC president Dana White separates Eddie Alvarez and Conor McGregor during the UFC 205 press conference at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on Nov. 10, 2016.

UFC Featherweight Champion Conor McGregor reacts as he
Photo Credit: Getty Images / Michael Reaves

UFC Featherweight Champion Conor McGregor reacts as he leaves the stage after the UFC 205 press conference at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on Nov. 10, 2016.

Conor McGregor of Ireland takes Eddie Alvarez's lightweight
Photo Credit: Getty Images / Michael Reaves

Conor McGregor of Ireland takes Eddie Alvarez's lightweight belt during the UFC 205 press conference at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on Nov. 10, 2016.

Lightweight Champion Eddie Alvarez motions to the crowd
Photo Credit: Getty Images / Michael Reaves

Lightweight Champion Eddie Alvarez motions to the crowd as he asks where Conor McGregor is during the UFC 205 press conference at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on Nov. 10, 2016.

UFC Welterweight Champion Tyron Woodley and Stephen Thompson
Photo Credit: Getty Images / Michael Reaves

UFC Welterweight Champion Tyron Woodley and Stephen Thompson face off for a photo during the UFC 205 press conference at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on Nov. 10, 2016.

Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Karolina Kowalkiewicz face off during
Photo Credit: Getty Images / Michael Reaves

Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Karolina Kowalkiewicz face off during the UFC 205 press conference at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on Nov. 10, 2016.

UFC president Dana White answers a question during
Photo Credit: Getty Images / Michael Reaves

UFC president Dana White answers a question during the UFC 205 press conference at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on Nov. 10, 2016.

Fighter Eddie Alvarez, left, points to the vacant
Photo Credit: AP / Julio Cortez

Fighter Eddie Alvarez, left, points to the vacant seat of his opponent Conor McGregor as UFC president Dana White, right, looks on during a news conference ahead of UFC 205, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016, at Madison Square Garden.

UFC president Dana White thanks the crowd after
Photo Credit: Getty Images / Michael Reaves

UFC president Dana White thanks the crowd after the UFC 205 press conference at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on Nov. 10, 2016.

UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez, left, and UFC
Photo Credit: Getty Images / Michael Reaves

UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez, left, and UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor of Ireland square up for a photo during the UFC 205 press conference at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on Nov. 10, 2016.

UFC president Dana White separates Joanna Jedrzejczyk and
Photo Credit: Getty Images / Michael Reaves

UFC president Dana White separates Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Karolina Kowalkiewicz as they face off during the UFC 205 press conference at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on Nov. 10, 2016.

UFC president Dana White thanks the crowd after
Photo Credit: Getty Images / Michael Reaves

UFC president Dana White thanks the crowd after the UFC 205 press conference at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on Nov. 10, 2016.

UFC Lightweight Champion Eddie Alvarez motions to the
Photo Credit: Getty Images / Michael Reaves

UFC Lightweight Champion Eddie Alvarez motions to the crowd as he asks where Conor McGregor is during the UFC 205 press conference at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on Nov. 10, 2016.

UFC president Dana White separates Eddie Alvarez and
Photo Credit: Getty Images / Michael Reaves

UFC president Dana White separates Eddie Alvarez and Conor McGregor during the UFC 205 press conference at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on Nov. 10, 2016.

UFC Featherweight Champion Conor McGregor reacts as he
Photo Credit: Getty Images / Michael Reaves

UFC Featherweight Champion Conor McGregor reacts as he leaves the stage after the UFC 205 press conference at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on Nov. 10, 2016.

Conor McGregor of Ireland takes Eddie Alvarez's lightweight
Photo Credit: Getty Images / Michael Reaves

Conor McGregor of Ireland takes Eddie Alvarez's lightweight belt during the UFC 205 press conference at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on Nov. 10, 2016.

Lightweight Champion Eddie Alvarez motions to the crowd
Photo Credit: Getty Images / Michael Reaves

Lightweight Champion Eddie Alvarez motions to the crowd as he asks where Conor McGregor is during the UFC 205 press conference at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on Nov. 10, 2016.

UFC Welterweight Champion Tyron Woodley and Stephen Thompson
Photo Credit: Getty Images / Michael Reaves

UFC Welterweight Champion Tyron Woodley and Stephen Thompson face off for a photo during the UFC 205 press conference at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on Nov. 10, 2016.

Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Karolina Kowalkiewicz face off during
Photo Credit: Getty Images / Michael Reaves

Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Karolina Kowalkiewicz face off during the UFC 205 press conference at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on Nov. 10, 2016.

Stephen Thompson answers a question during the UFC
Photo Credit: Getty Images / Michael Reaves

Stephen Thompson answers a question during the UFC 205 press conference at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on Nov. 10, 2016.

A supporter of fighter Conor McGregor holds up
Photo Credit: AP / Julio Cortez

A supporter of fighter Conor McGregor holds up a sign with the likeness of the fighter during a news conference ahead of UFC 205, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016, at Madison Square Garden.

UFC president Dana White separates Conor McGregor and
Photo Credit: Getty Images / Michael Reaves

UFC president Dana White separates Conor McGregor and Eddie Alvarez during the UFC 205 press conference at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on Nov. 10, 2016.

UFC president Dana White stops Conor McGregor from
Photo Credit: Getty Images / Michael Reaves

UFC president Dana White stops Conor McGregor from throwing a chair at Eddie Alvarez during the UFC 205 press conference at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on Nov. 10, 2016.

UFC president Dana White separates Eddie Alvarez and
Photo Credit: Getty Images / Michael Reaves

UFC president Dana White separates Eddie Alvarez and Conor McGregor during the UFC 205 press conference at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on Nov. 10, 2016.

Comments

We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.

New York Sports