UFC 229: Khabib vs McGregor : What date is the fight, time, TV channel is it on?
What is it?
Conor McGregor vs Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 299. The fight sees McGregor – aka ‘The Notorious’ – return to the Octagon after his defeat to Floyd Mayweather in the boxing ring in August 2017.
What date is the fight?
The latest fight night of UFC – UFC 299 – is on October 6, 2018. Ten fights will be taking place, including McGregor’s.
What time does it start and when is McGregor vs Nurmagomedov?
It will be a middle-of-the-night fight for UFC fans, unfortunately. The fight card will be taking place from around midnight UK time, with the headline lightweight bout of McGregor vs Nurmagomedov due at around 3am BST. But if fights go the distance, it could be an even later start.
Which venue is hosting?
The T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, where McGregor was defeated by Mayweather last August.
What are the fight records of McGregor and Nurmagomedov?
Khabib Nurmagomedov: 26 fights, 26 wins, eight by KO and eight by submission
Conor McGregor: 24 fights, 21 wins (18 KO), three defeats
Who else is on the fight card?
Along with McGregor vs Nurmagomedev, there are nine other fights to look forward to:
- Lightweight: Gray Maynard vs Nik Lentz
- Women’s Bantamweight: Lina Lansberg vs Yana Kunitskaya
- Welterweight: Ryan LaFlare vs Tony Martin
- Lightweight: Scott Holtzman vs Alan Patrick
- Flyweight: Sergio Pettis vs Jussier Formiga
- Bantamweight: Sean O’Malley vs Jose Alberto Quinonez
- Women’s Strawweight: Michelle Waterson vs Felice Herrig
- Heavyweight: Derrick Lewis vs Alexander Volkov
- Light Heavyweight: Ovince Saint Preux vs Dominick Reyes
- Lightweight: Tony Ferguson vs Anthony Pettis