The Ultimate Fighting Championship is going big for its Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Conor McGregor press conference.
The promotion announced Monday that it will hold a viewing party for the media event at Times Square in New York on the Silvercast’s digital screen known as “Mega-Zilla.” According to its website it is “the most technically advanced screen in the United States with unmatched 4K” and is also “the third most Instagrammed location in the world.” According to a release, fans in New York will be able to watch the press conference from as far as a block away on Broadway between 45th and 46th streets.
The UFC 229 press conference itself takes place at Radio City Music Hall in New York on Thursday at 5 p.m. ET/2 p.m. PT. The event is closed to the public, however, as only credentialed media will be allowed to attend. Nurmagomedov, McGregor and UFC President Dana White will be present.
UFC 229 takes place at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Oct. 6 and his headlined by the lightweight title tilt between Nurmagomedov and McGregor. The promotion has been touting the bout as “the biggest fight in mixed martial arts history.”