10:31 AM - December 3, 2015 by Steve_OS
EA has just announced that the winner of the Jose Aldo vs. Conor McGregor fight at UFC 194 on Saturday, December 12 will join Ronda Rousey on the cover of EA Sports UFC 2. If the fight ends in a draw, EA reserves the right to select the athlete(s) used for the cover.
Read the full press release below.
Winner of the Main Event at UFC 194 to Join Ronda Rousey on the Cover of EA SPORTS UFC 2 Out Spring 2016
Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) today announced UFC® featherweight champion Jose Aldo and UFC interim featherweight champion Conor McGregor, will Fight for the Cover to join EA SPORTS™ UFC® 2 cover athlete, “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey. For the first time in EA SPORTS history, the winner of a real-world sporting event will get the opportunity to be included on a game’s cover. The cover will be revealed immediately after the undisputed world featherweight championship at UFC® 194: ALDO vs. McGREGOR on Saturday, December 12 at the MGM Grand® Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.*
“The main event at UFC 194 between Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor is without a doubt one of the most anticipated events in UFC history,” UFC President Dana White said. “Aldo and McGregor are two of the biggest stars in the world and it’s fitting that next Saturday night the winner not only becomes the undisputed UFC featherweight champion, but also the second global cover athlete of EA SPORTS UFC 2.”
Fight fans can participate in the biggest fight of the year by predicting the winner through UFC.com/EASPORTS. Fans can pick the round, as well as determine if Aldo or McGregor will win by submission, knockout, or decision, and witness their prediction come to life through a unique gameplay video shareable on social channels.