Video: Watch Wednesday’s UFC 247 special athlete panel on MMA Junkie

HOUSTON – Ahead of Saturday’s UFC 247 in Houston, you can watch a live video stream of a special athlete panel featuring six of the top fighters on the card.

The athlete panel, hosted by UFC play-by-play voice Jon Anik, takes place at The Ballroom at Bayou Place at 500 Texas Ave. in Houston. The event is free and open to the public. Doors open to the public at 5 p.m. CT, and the panel is scheduled to start at 6 p.m.

Anik will talk to light heavyweight title challenger Dominick Reyes (12-0 MMA, 6-0 UFC), women’s flyweight title challenger Katlyn Chookagian (13-2 MMA, 6-2 UFC) and heavyweight Ilir Latifi (14-7 MMA, 7-5 UFC) first.

Then he’ll speak with light heavyweight champion Jon Jones (25-1 MMA, 19-1 UFC), women’s flyweight champ Valentina Shevchenko (18-3 MMA, 7-2 UFC) and Houston’s own Derrick Lewis (22-7 MMA, 13-5 UFC) in the second session.

UFC 247 takes place Saturday at Toyota Center in Houston. The main card airs on pay-per-view following prelims on ESPN and early prelims on UFC Fight Pass/ESPN+.

Check out a video stream of the athlete panel above.