There is a lot of hoopla expected around the event, with The Rock attending the card to present the winner of the main event with the BMF Title belt.
However, another celebrity could be at Madison Square Garden, as President Donald Trump is tentatively scheduled to be at the event on Saturday Night.
Annie Karni, who is a White House Correspondent for the New York Times, sent out the following tweet stating that Trump could be at UFC 244:
Weekend Plans: Trump is tentatively scheduled to go to NYC to attend an MMA event at Madison Square Garden on Sat night, per sources.— Annie Karni (@anniekarni) October 29, 2019
Stay over at Trump Tower.
Great news for traffic on NYC Marathon Sunday.
Trump and the UFC have a solid relationship dating back to UFC 30 and UFC 31, when Trump allowed the promotion to run those events in the Trump Taj Mahal. UFC President Dana White also spoke in support of Trump at the 2016 Republican National Convention.
UFC 244 takes place on Saturday, November 2 from Madison Square Garden in New York, New York with Jorge Masvidal and Nate Diaz headlining. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, with a post-show podcast to follow.