Styles make fighting, they say. If that's true, then it will be a treat for the fans of the fight as Conor McGregor celebrates his long-awaited return to the UFC against unbeaten lightweight referee Khabib Nurmagomedov. Here is what you need to know:
When is the fight?
The fight is scheduled for UFC 229 on Saturday, October 6th.
Where will the fight take place?
At T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
In which weight class will you fight?
McGregor and Nurmagomedov will fight for the 155 pound title.
How can I watch?
It will be a UFC payment. per-view event; I will update this post as soon as the pricing and streaming details are announced.
When did McGregor last fight?
In a UFC fight you have to return to UFC 205 in November 201
What did McGregor do last year? 19659003] He fought … the law. The tensions between McGregor and Nurmagomedov escalated to the point where McGregor threw a metal dolly in a bus of UFC fighters at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn in April, ahead of UFC 223. Nurmagomedov was the alleged target of the attack. McGregor was charged with threefold attack and a crime. After a request with the state of New York, McGregor can return to his business, not to fight the law but other people.
What do I need to know about Khabib Nurmagomedov?
He is 29 years old (30 at the time of the fight) and from Dagestan, Russia. He is undefeated and the current UFC lightweight champion. He is a wrestler and has a black belt in judo.
Why will their styles fight?
McGregor is a striker. Nurmagomedov is a grappler. These two opposing styles should provide an exciting fight. Will McGregor's elite ability stop him from pulling him to the mat? When the fight goes to the ground, what will happen? In addition, these two fighters already do not like each other and the fight has the chance to be a classic.
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