Fans invited to UFC Fight Night 59 workouts, media day, weigh-ins in Boston
By: MMA Junkie
"The UFC returns to Boston next week for a highly anticipated card featuring Ireland’s biggest star, and fans are invited to some of the usual pre-fight activities.
"UFC Fight Night 59 takes place Sunday, Jan. 18, and airs on FOX Sports 1 and UFC Fight Pass from TD Garden in Boston. The main event is between brash Irishman Conor McGregor and Dennis Siver, and a win for McGregor is expected to get him a featherweight title shot against longtime champion Jose Aldo.
"In addition, there is a new co-main event that is drawing plenty of attention. Former lightweight champion Benson Henderson was expected to fact framer Bellator champ Eddie Alvarez. But an Alvarez injury forced him out, leading Donald Cerrone to step in for what will be his second fight in 15 days. The bout will be a trilogy fight – Henderson beat Cerrone twice while the two were in the WEC.
"On Thursday, fans can attend the open workouts with McGregor, Siver, Henderson and Cerrone. The event is free and open to the public and takes place at the UFC Gym at 76 Lincoln St. in Boston.
"Doors open to the public at 12:30 p.m. ET, and the fighters will work out and meet the media in 30-minute blocks starting at 1 p.m. with Siver and continuing with Henderson, Cerrone and McGregor."
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