UFC fighters Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov are ready to compete in the ring for the first time, and the backstory is pretty tense.
McGregor was arrested in April for attacking a bus carrying UFC fighters in Brooklyn while searching for Khabib Nurmagomedov. For the first time, the enemies faced each other at a highly anticipated preflight press conference broadcast live on YouTube. The main event of this weekend promises to be even more dramatic.
Events that lead to the struggle are already unfolding. McGregor and Khabib came into play on Friday, both meeting the conditions for Saturday's fight. Khabib arrived at around 1
When is the fight?
UFC 229 with Conor McGregor vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov is scheduled for October 6 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The event starts at 16.00. PT with 11 undercard bouts, so it'll be a few hours before the title fight takes place.
In which weight class will you fight?
McGregor and Nurmagomedov will fight for the 155 pound title.
Who? will win the fight? Nur Magomedov is unbeaten, with 26 wins, and is the odds favorite. But, you know – who knows?
What is another fight on the undercard?
CBS Sports (part of CNET's parent company, CBS) advises to check the final fight before the main event, Tony Ferguson, against Anthony Pettis, as the winner of that fight should "determine" who later defeated McGregor's winner Nurmagomedov will fight.
How can I see McGregor against Khabib? It will cost $ 54.99 for SD and $ 64.99 for HD in the US, with the option to pay-per-view plus half a six-month UFC Fight Pass to buy for $ 91.96. Once you've purchased the event, you can use your phone, tablet, computer, streaming box or TV to stream the fight. Check the full list of places you can stream from and choose your preferred medium.
You can also track the fight of.
Buy the fights directly from the UFC to stream them through your computer, your phone or multiple streaming devices like Apple TV, Xbox One, Amazon Fire TV and Roku.
Via Amazon Prime
Buy the fight on Amazon Prime It lives on Amazon's player – You do not have to be a Prime member.
Via Sling TV
Sling TV subscribers can buy the fight from a non-Apple device on the "Loan" tab directly in the app or via their Sling account page and it works on any device after purchase.
Via PlayStation 4
Earn the battle on your PlayStation 4 on the PlayStation Store and the event will stream straight to your console.
In Britain  UK rights to the event belong to B T Sport, which will be the center of all information and reflections. The company still needs to add a link to buy the October event, but it is expected.
Is there a pre-fight stream?
Unlike McGregor's last fight, the heats will not be available for streaming with the UFC Fight. UFC.tv recommends checking the local TV program listings to see if the Fox Sports 1 cable channel (and the Fox Sports Go app) is battling coverage in your area.
When did McGregor last fight?
In a UFC fight you have to return to the UFC 205 in November 2016 when McGregor TKO Eddie Alvarez won the lightweight championship. McGregor's last fight of all kinds took place in August of last year when he entered the boxing ring against unbeaten Floyd Mayweather and lost in the tenth round by TKO.
What did McGregor do last year? 19659005] 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 an appeal with the state of New York, McGregor can return to his business of struggle, not of the law, but of other people.
What do I need to know about Khabib Nurmagomedov?
He is 29 years old (30 from the time of struggle) 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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Originally published on 4 August 2018.
Update, September 21: PPV pricing information added.