Watch Conor McGregor's Las Vegas press conference live from 7pm

Conor McGregor takes part in a press conference at the MGM Grand this evening as part of the build-up to his lightweight title challenge on March 5.

You can watch the press conference live here from 7pm.

Rather than defend his featherweight crown, the Dublin fighter has chosen to move up a weight class and take on champion Rafael dos Anjos in an attempt to become the first UFC fighter to hold two weight titles simultaneously.

McGregor has been promoting the press conference, which will also feature women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm and her challenger Miesha Tate, on Twitter.

Fight fans will be keen to get a good look at the new, bulked-up McGregor, as he adjusts to the 10lbs heavier lightweight division.

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