In continuation with recent tradition, Wednesday's UFC 136 pre-fight press conference will be open to mixed martial arts fans at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. The press conference is scheduled to be hosted by UFC President Dana White, and features a panel of headlining fighters, UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar and number-one contender Gray Maynard, alongside UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo and number-one contender Kenny Florian. Middleweight contenders Chael Sonnen and Brian Stann will also be in attendance.
The presser begins at 12:00 p.m. ET/9:00 a.m. PT, with doors opening to the public an hour beforehand. For those not able to attend, the proceedings will also be streamed live on MMA Nation.
UFC 136 is slated for October 8, 2011 at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. For more analysis, follow MMA Nation (@MMANation) on Twitter.
The UFC 136 fight card is as follows:
Lightweight Championship: Frankie Edgar vs. Gray Maynard
Featherweight Championship: Jose Aldo vs. Kenny Florian
Middleweight: Chael Sonnen vs. Brian Stann
Lightweight: Joe Lauzon vs. Melvin Guillard
Featherweight: Leonard Garcia vs. Nam Phan
Preliminary Card (Facebook):
Heavyweight: Joey Beltran vs. Stipe Miocic
Featherweight: Zhang Tie Quan vs. Darren Elkins
Middleweight: Aaron Simpson vs. Eric Schafer
Middleweight: Steve Cantwell vs. Mike Massenzio