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UFC 189: Jose Aldo vs. Conor McGregor staredown video

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Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor were on hand for the UFC's recent press conference in Brazil, where they faced off for assembled fans and media.

The UFC is gearing up it's PPV schedule for the summer and it looks like they have some huge fights scheduled. The big headline of the day has been Ronda Rousey's upcoming fight with Bethe Correia, but also front and center is the beginning of the World Press tour for Jose Aldo's title defense against Conor McGregor. The two men were on hand for the UFC's press conference on Friday, in Brazil, where they had a staredown for fans and media.

UFC 189 in set to take place on July 11th, at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. Co-maining the event will be a welterweight title fight, between champion Robbie Lawler and challenger Rory MacDonald (a rematch of their 2013 bout). Future tour dates for the UFC's Aldo/McGregor press conferences are as follows (h/t MMAMania):

March 20 - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Press Conference - 2 p.m. at Maracanazinho Arena
Participants: Aldo and McGregor
Event is free and open to the public; live streamed at www.ufc.com

March 23 - Las Vegas Press Tour
Participants: Aldo and McGregor
Media only.

March 24 - Los Angeles Press Tour
Participants: Aldo and McGregor
Media only.

March 25 - Boston Press Conference - 5:30 p.m. at The Strand Theater
Participants: Aldo and McGregor
Event is free and open to the public

March 26 - New York City Press Conference - 5 p.m. at Beacon Theater
Participants: Aldo, McGregor, Lawler and MacDonald
Event is free and open to the public

March 27 - Toronto, Ontario, Canada Press Conference - 4 p.m. at Eaton Centre (MAC Court Fountain)
Participants: Aldo, McGregor, Lawler and MacDonald
Event is free and open to the public

March 29 - McGregor to attend UEFA European Championship in Dublin, Ireland
2016 Qualifying round of UEFA European Championship: Republic of Ireland vs. Poland at Aviva Stadium in Dublin

March 29 - Aldo to attend FIFA International Match featuring Brazil in London, England
FIFA International friendly featuring Brazil vs. Chile at the Emirates Stadium in London

March 30 - London, England Press Conference - Location TBA
Participants: Aldo and McGregor
Event is closed to the public

March 31 - Dublin, Ireland - Fan Event - Convention Centre Dublin
Participants: Aldo and McGregor
Event is free and open to the public