UFC 229 Fight

UFC 229 Fight @ Full at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The 30-year-old Irishman has not fought since taking the lightweight crown against Eddie Alvarez in November 2015 – but is back to face bruising Russian Khabib Nurmagomedov.

When is Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Conor McGregor?

Headlining UFC 229, the fight will take place on October 6.
The prelims get going around 11pm UK time, before the main event around 4am.
Things are being held at the impressive T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

What TV channel is UFC 229 on and can I live stream it?

BT Sport hold the exclusive rights to UFC in the UK and Ireland until December this year.
Subscribers will be able to watch all the action online and via the BT Sport app, which is available on Google Play, the App Store and Windows 10 devices.
Alternatively, you can follow all of the action on our dedicated SunSport LIVE BLOG.

Who is on the undercard?

Early Prelims

Ryan LaFlare vs Tony Martin (welterweight)
Gray Maynard vs Nik Lentz (lightweight)
Scott Holtzman vs Alan Patrick (lightweight)
Lina Lansberg vs Yana Kunitskaya (bantamweight)

FS1 Prelims

Aspen Ladd vs Tonya Evinger (bantamweight)
Sergio Pettis vs Jussier Formiga (flyweight)
Sean O’Malley vs Jose Quinonez (bantamweight)

Main card

Michelle Waterson vs Felice Herrig (strawweight)
Derrick Lewis vs Alexander Volkov (heavyweight)
Ovince Saint Preux vs Dominick Reyes (light heavyweight)
Tony Ferguson vs Anthony Pettis (lightweight)
Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Conor McGregor (lightweight)

What have the fighters said?

McGregor: “I came back for the love of this to come and shut this man up—a little rat, a little weasel, a little man in groups.

“I have met many of them during the years but when it gets hot, he scours away. I came back for the love of war and I am going to truly, truly love putting a bad beating on this little glass jaw rat.”

Nurmagomedov: “How is he going to fight with me for 25 minutes? This is not Nate Diaz, this is not Eddie Alvarez or Jose Aldo.

“This is a completely different fighter. If you want to stop me, you have to kill me. This guy will have to kill me.”

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