It’s ficially struggle night time, and it is arguably the most important struggle night time in UFC historical past, as Conor McGregor faces f in opposition to Khabib Nurmagomedov for the Lightweight championship within the UFC 229 co-main occasion. It’s all set to go down at tonight, October 6, at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The construct for McGregor vs Khabib began again in April when the Irish celebrity attacked a bus full UFC fighters, together with the Lightweight champ, at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Since then, the dangerous blood between the 2 fighters and their respective camps has reached a boiling level which is able to culminate tonight in what figures to be a vicious dogfight.
Both fighters carry one thing utterly completely different to the desk: Puncher vs Grappler. For McGregor, it is his devastating left hand and attain. For Khabib, it is his means to maul opponents on the mat.
Each man has relied on these strengths to get the place they’re in the present day, however one thing’s acquired to present. Tonight, McGregor will look to reclaim the 155-pound championship he was compelled to relinquish months in the past, whereas Khabib is in place to cement his legacy within the sport. You can catch the motion on PPV for $64.99, the principle card is scheduled to get underway at 10pm ET.
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