As the years have gone on, the #UFC's promo crafting has reached NFL Films levels. MMA is made for slow motion video with intense music and insightful quotes — It's an obvious formula for success. But #UFC205 has gone above and beyond to create some of the best trailers a fight fan has ever seen.
Last month, the UFC released the Live Like Legends trailer, which showed the trio of title holders and challengers of Eddie Alvarez, Conor McGregor, Joanna Jędrzejczyk, Karolina Kowalkiewicz, Tyron Woodley and Stephen Thompson making their way to Madison Square Garden. For longtime fans, this was the culmination of years of scraping and clawing to get MMA legalized in New York City. That was reason alone for celebration, but three title fights put it over the top.
The potential history-making lightweight title fight between Conor McGregor and Eddie Alvarez was featured next. We all know that you can't understate the importance of this scrap — if Conor McGregor wins, he's the first man in UFC history to hold two belts simultaneously. Sure, we know he hasn't defended his featherweight title, but this is the game. This is what legends are made of. Champion vs. Champion. It doesn't get bigger than this:
Finally, only a few short days from UFC 205, the final promo was released. UFC 205: King of the Town shows off UFC 205 in all of its ridiculously stacked glory.
Just a few more days. Just a few more hours...