UFC press conferences are often very newsworthy, and in fact are often can’t miss MMA programming. While UFC press conferences aren’t as physical as boxing’s often are, they have produced their fair share of intense moments. Of course there has also been a few occasions where a UFC press conference did break out into a scuffle, or in one case a legit fight.
As of this writing reports are coming in that UFC 202 is set to break the record for the most purchased UFC event in history, and you have to wonder how much of that had to do with the intense press conference Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz had just days before the event.
They aren’t the only ones to have padded their PPV butyrate bonuses by drumming up interest through an intense pre-fight press conference however, as the others on this list did the exact same.