05 Dec - 
VIDEO: Wacth today’s UFC 231: Pre-Fight Press Conference on FightBook MMA at 3 p.m. MT


TORONTO – UFC 231: Max Holloway vs. Brian Ortega takes place Saturday at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto. The main card will air on pay-per-view while the televised prelims on FS1 and the early prelims on UFC Fight Pass.

Fight week officially kicks off today with a pre-fight news conference which begins at 5 p.m. ET and you can watch the live stream above.

In the main event, featherweight champion Max Holloway (19-3 MMA, 15-3 UFC) returns after a year-long layoff and he will meet Brian Ortega (14-0 MMA, 6-0 UFC). In the co-main event, the vacant women’s flyweight belt is on the line as former bantamweight title challenger Valentina Shevchenko (15-3 MMA, 4-2 UFC) takes on ex-strawweight champ Joanna Jedrzejczyk (14-2 MMA, 9-2 UFC).

The following are scheduled to attend the call:

  • UFC President Dana White
  • Max Holloway (19-3 MMA, 15-3 UFC)
  • Brian Ortega (14-0 MMA, 6-0 UFC)
  • Valentina Shevchenko (15-2 MMA, 4-2 UFC)
  • Joanna Jedrzejczyk (15-2 MMA, 9-2 UFC)

UFC 231: Max Holloway vs. Brian Ortega Fight Card:

Main Card:
(Pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET)

  • Max Holloway vs. Brian Ortega
  • Joanna Jedrzejczyk vs. Valentina Shevchenko
  • Alex Oliveira vs. Gunnar Nelson
  • Hakeem Dawodu vs. Kyle Bochniak
  • Jimi Manuwa vs. Thiago Santos

Preliminary Card #2
(FS1, 8 p.m. ET)

  • Claudia Gadelha vs. Nina Ansaroff
  • Katlyn Chookagian vs. Jessica Eye
  • Eryk Anders vs. Elias Theodorou
  • Olivier Aubin-Mercier vs. Gilbert Burns

Preliminary Card #1
(UFC Fight Pass, 6 p.m. ET)

  • Devin Clark vs. Aleksandar Rakic
  • Brad Katona vs. Matthew Lopez
  • Chad Laprise vs. Dhiego Lima
  • Jesse Ronson vs. Diego Ferreira