UFC 259 video: Fighters from three title bouts face off at press conference

LAS VEGAS – The six fighters partaking in the UFC 259 title fight trifecta went face to face for the first time at Thursday’s pre-event news conference.

In the main event, middleweight champion Israel Adesanya will challenge Jan Blachowicz for the light heavyweight title. In the co-headliner, dual champion Amanda Nunes defends her featherweight title against Megan Anderson. And in a featured bout, bantamweight champion Petr Yan takes on Aljamain Sterling in his first title defense.

After answering questions from reporters, the fighters had traditional faceoffs, which you can watch in the video above.

UFC 259 takes place Saturday at the UFC Apex. The event has a main card on ESPN+ pay-per-view following prelims on ESPN and ESPN+.

Original article: https://mmajunkie.usatoday.com/2021/03/ufc-259-faceoffs-video-blachowicz-adesanya-nunes-anderson-yan-sterling

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