Conor Mcgregor vs Eddie Alvarez Top 5 Finishes UFC 205
Who will it be? Comment which knockout was your favourite? UFC 205 Alvarez vs. McGregor is an upcoming mixed martial arts event promoted by the Ultimate Fighting Championship that will be held on November 12, 2016 at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York
This event will be the first UFC event hosted in New York City. It will also be the first UFC event hosted in the State of New York after the long time professional MMA ban was revoked in early 2016. To this point, UFC 7 was the only event contested in the state, taking place in September 1995 at Buffalo.
The UFC worked tirelessly to surpass the law that forbade professional mixed martial arts events in the state, including a drastic measure: they announced an event UFC 197 for the Madison Square Garden, despite the ban still being in effect However, it was announced that a preliminary injunction allowing the promotion to hold the event was denied by a federal judge. The event was eventually moved and contested in the promotion's home base of Las Vegas, Nevada.
The event is expected to be headlined by a UFC Lightweight Championship bout between current champion Eddie Alvarez and current UFC Featherweight Champion Conor McGregor.This will be the second time in UFC history that champions in different divisions will fight for the same title. The first time was at UFC 94 on January 31, 2009, when then-welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre defended his title against then-lightweight Champion B.J. Penn.
Alvarez was originally expected to make his first title defense against undefeated contender Khabib Nurmagomedov, but it was announced on September 21 that Alvarez missed the contract deadline for the bout and in consequence it was expected to take place at UFC 206 in December. Meanwhile, McGregor was previously expected to challenge for the lightweight title at UFC 196 in February against then champion Rafael dos Anjos. Dos Anjos eventually pulled out due to a broken foot and the bout never materialized, In the co-main event slot, will be a UFC Welterweight Championship bout between current champion Tyron Woodley and five-time kickboxing world champion Stephen Thompson is expected to take place at this event
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