McGregor pays tribute to Jedrzejczyk after her successful defence of her strawweight title against Jessica Andrade.
UFC releases the sixth episode of its Embedded series. Alvarez and McGregor continue their war of words after the post-fight press conference. Jedrzejczyk cuts weight and shoots rubber bands at teammate Lawler. All the fighters in the event’s title bouts make weight at the official weigh-in Friday morning, even as McGregor and Alvarez continue to trade barbs. Later that day, as fans pack Madison Square Garden to see the fighters face off on stage. McGregor:
CMG: All you’ve go to do is look at his face. That boy is ugly. He will be unrecognisable by the end of the contest. Just look at Nate Diaz.
EA: I could care less about the way I look after a fight. I will win and the fight won’t end until I win.
CMG: It’s all over Edward.
EA: I took on the best guys in the world. One by one by one. I’ve been top in the world for years. Years. This guy’s just coming on this sport.
CMG: Come on Eddie, you’ve been over in Japan, or some shit. You’ve been fighting bums all your life. You’ve never been on this stage. You’ve never been against a guy like me. You’re an absolute bum. Look at your face! You’re the most beat up guy there is.
UFC releases Episode 5 of UFC 205 Embedded. Woodley visits the New York Giants at work, meeting Eli Manning and Odell Beckham, Jr. among others. Alvarez suits up for the UFC 205 press conference at Madison Square Garden, where McGregor arrives late. The video shows more detail of the ‘chair incident’. The action moves to backstage where Jedrzejczyk lambasts opponent Karolina Kowalkiewicz, who responds with a finger. Alvarez:
Take that stupid ass coat off.