On Wednesday, May 9, the UFC will hold a pre-fight press conference for its upcoming UFC 149 event which takes place from the Scotiabank Saddledome on July 21 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Featured at the press conference will be the event’s headlining combatants, UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo and current challenger Erik Koch. Also in attendance will be Canadian middleweight Nick Ring, who meets Ultimate Fighter season 11 winner Court McGee at the same event.

The event marks the first time the promotion has visited Calgary. The pay-per-view card also features former light heavyweight champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua taking on fellow Brazilian Thiago Silva, MMA legend Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira meets Cheick Kongo in a heavyweight bout, middleweights Michael Bisping and Tim Boetsch will battle for a chance to move up the ladder in their division, and explosive strikers Thiago Alves and Siyar Bahadurzada will look to put on a show.

The press conference will begin at 12 p.m. ET. A full stream of the action will appear below.

The current UFC 149 card:

Main Card

Jose Aldo vs. Erik Koch
Mauricio Rua vs. Thiago Silva
Cheick Kongo vs. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira
Thiago Alves vs. Siyar Bahadurzada
Michael Bisping vs. Tim Boetsch

Preliminary Card

Mitch Clarke vs. Anton Kuivanen
Court McGee vs. Nick Ring
Bryan Caraway vs. Mitch Gagnon
Antonio Carvalho vs. George Roop
Ryan Jimmo vs. Anthony Perosh

Photo: UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo (Tracy Lee/Yahoo! Sports)

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