If Eddie Alvarez is nervous about being the main event at UFC 205 against Conor McGregor, he isn’t showing it.
Alvarez took the floor at Madison Square Garden for his open workout on Wednesday, talking about defending his title, and facing McGregor this Saturday at UFC 205.
The UFC lightweight champion went through open workouts which were set up on the basketball court that the NBA’s New York Knicks play on. Wearing shoes on the court, he hit pads with his coaches, jumped rope, and worked takedowns and feints.
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“Hey I’m blessed. Whether you’ve got red, white and orange flag, it don’t matter what you go. You’re here and I appreciate you guys,” Alvarez told the crowd while speaking with Megan Olivi.