UFC 278 Press Conference Live Stream: How to watch

UFC 278 Press Conference

UFC 278 is set to feature one of the biggest title fights of the year when Welterweight king Kamaru Usman defends against Leon Edwards, but how can MMA fans watch the Press Conference for this absolutely huge card?

Pre-fight pressers are usually explosive affairs, especially when you’ve got outspoken fighters such as Conor McGregor, Jon Jones or Nate Diaz on the panel, but even with names that aren’t quite as well known for their banter, you can still get some promo gems on the night!

Fighters like Jose Aldo and Luke Rockhold are expected to be present at the pre-fight event, and we know that Rockhold isn’t afraid to throw some verbal jabs following his incredible feud against Michael Bisping!

Here is everything you need to know about the UFC 278 Press Conference and how fans can watch the event via live stream.

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UFC 278 Pre-Fight Presser Time

UFC 268: Usman v Covington 2
NEW YORK, NEW YORK – NOVEMBER 06: Kamaru Usman celebrates after his decision victory over Colby Covington in their welterweight title bout during the UFC 268 event at Madison Square Garden on November 06, 2021 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

As confirmed by the official UFC FIGHT PASS app, the UFC 278 Press Conference is scheduled to be taking place at midnight/12:00 AM BST on Friday, August 19th 2022.

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How to Watch

Leon Edwards fighting Nate Diaz in the UFC octagon
Jun 12, 2021; Glendale, Arizona, USA; Leon Edwards moves in for a hit as Nate Diaz defends during UFC 263 at Gila River Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Combat sports fans are able to watch all of the Pre-Fight Presser via the aforementioned UFC FIGHT PASS app as well as the company’s official website, YouTube, Facebook, and Twitch accounts.

UFC Fight Pass is available to subscribe to for £6.99 per month, or at a discounted price of £71.99 for an entire year.

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UFC 278 Fights

Georges St-Pierre believes Khamzat Chimaev and Leon Edwards are both capable of Kamaru Usman
Georges St-Pierre believes Khamzat Chimaev and Leon Edwards are both capable of Kamaru Usman

For reference, here is the full card for the event and some of the fighters we can expect to see during the Press Conference:

Early Prelims

  • Daniel Da Silva vs Victor Altamirano – Flyweight Bout
  • Aoriqileng vs Jay Perrin – Bantamweight Bout
  • Amir Albazi vs Francisco Figueiredo – Flyweight Bout
  • AJ Fletcher vs Ange Loosa – Welterweight Bout


  • Sean Woodson vs Luis Saldana – Featherweight Bout
  • Wu Yanan vs Lucie Pudilova – Women’s Bantamweight Bout
  • Leonardo Santos vs Jared Gordon – Lightweight Bout

Main Card

  • Tyson Pedro vs Harry Hunsucker – Light Heavyweight Bout
  • Marcin Tybura vs Alexandr Romanov – Heavyweight Bout
  • Jose Aldo vs Merab Dvalishvili – Bantamweight Bout
  • Paulo Costa vs Luke Rockhold – Middleweight Bout
  • Kamaru Usman (c) vs Leon Edwards – Main Event UFC Welterweight Championship Bout

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