On Thursday, July 19, the UFC will hold a pre-fight press conference for its upcoming UFC 149 event which takes place from the ScotiaBank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The press conference will take place from Flames Central, also in Calgary.

The press conference will feature former WEC champion Urijah Faber and Brazilian Renan Barao who will compete for the UFC’s interim bantamweight championship on Saturday night. Faber was originally expected to conclude his trilogy with current champion Dominick Cruz, but Cruz suffered a torn ACL while the two were coaching on The Ultimate Fighter: Live this spring.

In addition to the main event, the card also features longtime Bellator middleweight champion Hector Lombard making his highly-anticipated Octagon debut against Tim Boetsch, as well as veteran heavyweight Cheick Kongo taking on Shawn Jordan.

Saturday’s main card will air live on pay-per-view starting at 10 p.m. ET. The preliminary card will be split between an 8 p.m. ET broadcast on FX and a YouTube/Facebook stream that begins at 7 p.m. ET.

The press conference will begin at 2 p.m. ET. A full stream of the action will appear below.

The UFC 149 card:

Main Card
Urijah Faber vs. Renan Barao (for interim bantamweight title)
Tim Boetsch vs. Hector Lombard
Shawn Jordan vs. Cheick Kongo
Brian Ebersole vs. James Head
Chris Clements vs. Matt Riddle
Preliminary Card
Court McGee vs. Nick Ring
Roland Delorme vs. Francisco Rivera
Ryan Jimmo vs. Anthony Perosh
Bryan Caraway vs. Mitch Gagnon
Antonio Carvalho vs. Daniel Pineda
Mitch Clarke vs. Anton Kuivanen

Photo: Urijah Faber (James Law/Heavy MMA)

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