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UFC 285 press conference video with Jon Jones

Hear what the fighters say in their final press event before UFC 285.

UFC 285: Pre-Fight Press Conference

UFC 285 happens this Saturday at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, NV. The event is headlined by the return of former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones. In the main event he meets Ciryl Gane for the vacant UFC heavyweight title.

The co-main featured UFC flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko defending her belt against challenger Alexa Grasso. The main card also includes hot up and comers and prospects like Shavkat Rakhmonov, Bo Nickal and Ian Machado Garry.

But before the festivities on Saturday night, we have one final press conference. That happens this evening at 8 p.m. ET. You can watch it in the stream above. The four fights from the main and co-main event are expected to speak.

Who’s fighting at UFC 285?

Main card (10 p.m. ET on ESPN+ PPV)

  • Jon Jones vs. Ciryl Gane - for vacant UFC heavyweight title
  • Valentina Shevchenko vs. Alexa Grasso - for Shevchenko’s UFC flyweight title
  • Geoff Neal vs. Shavkat Rakhmonov - welterweight
  • Mateusz Gamrot vs. Jalin Turner - lightweight
  • Jamie Pickett vs. Bo Nickal - middleweight

Prelim card (8 p.m. ET on ESPNN/ESPN+)

  • Cody Garbrandt vs. Trevin Jones - bantamweight
  • Derek Brunson vs. Dricus Du Plessis - middleweight
  • Viviane Araujo vs. Amanda Ribas - flyweight
  • Julian Marquez vs. Marc-Andre Barriault - middleweight

Early prelims (5:30 p.m. ET on ESPN+)

  • Ian Machado Garry vs. Kenan Song - welterweight
  • Mana Martinez vs. Cameron Saaiman - bantamweight
  • Jessica Penne vs. Tabatha Ricci - strawweight
  • Farid Basharat vs. Da’Mon Blackshear - bantamweight
  • Loik Radzhabov vs. Estaban Ribovics - lightweight

About the author: Tim Bissell is a writer, editor and deputy site manager for Bloody Elbow. He has covered combat sports since 2015. Tim covers news and events and has also written longform and investigative pieces. (full bio)

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