When is Khabib vs McGregor at UFC 229? Start time, Live Stream and Fight Records

Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor will have to settle their differences in the confines of a cage measuring 70 square meters in three weeks time. These two lightweight fighters may be contesting among the best fights of the year, as their match presents a champion with intimidating grappling, strength, and wrestling skills in Nurmagomedov, against an elite striker with violent power in McGregor.

Khabib vs McGregor

When is UFC 229: Khabib vs. McGregor?

UFC 229 is being considered be a festival of fights, as the event features total of 12 bouts. Khabib and Conor are the main attraction and their UFC lightweight championship fight will take place on 6th October 2018. The show will start at 4.00 p.m. in Las Vegas. This means it will start at 7.oo p.m. in New York. However, the main event fight of Khabib vs. Conor fight will begin approximately three hours later.

The venue that will be hosting is the T-Mobile Arena located in Las Vegas, the same place that McGregor was last August defeated by Mayweather.

How To Watch The Event Live

US audiences can watch the UFC 229 on FX and UFC Fight Pass, which is the streaming official network of UFC. Part of this event could be streamed on FOX Sports GO app. Further details about this will be known a few days to the event night. The main pay-per-view event featuring Khabib vs. McGregor will be shown on several networks. This includes Prime Video pay-per-view, AT&T U-verse, and UFC TV. A full list of all the channels is available on UFC’s website.

More info: How to watch Khabib vs. McGregor live online

What Are the Fight Records of McGregor and Nurmagomedov?

Khabib Nurmagomedov: He has 26 wins in 26 fights, eight by submission
and eight by KO.

Conor McGregor: Out of 24 fights, he has recorded 21 wins (18 by KO), and three defeats.

Why This is a Must Watch Fight

To be quite clear on this, the fight involves Conor McGregor, featuring a comeback story. It also involves a champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, who has remained undefeated.

Conor McGregor being well known, he has a flashy lifestyle, he is an individual who talks trash that is unrivaled and spares no one, including stars like Richard Branson. He is also known for his controversial antics which include a meltdown in the cage.

If it were not for the skills that in the first place made him famous, I bet none of you would be knowing Conor McGregor. His fists of fury and instinctive kicks have rendered most of his opponents to become unconscious. He is also among the most elite fighters that have been there in UFC. He now returns for the first time in October since almost two years ago.

On his comeback, he will face Khabib Nurmagomedov, who is a Russian wrestler. Khabib has risen to the top of the lightweight division and has been crowned champion during the absence of McGregor. He has elite grappling skills, strength, as well as ground-and-pound techniques that are horrific.

You should endeavor to watch this fight because this is a classic clash of two totally different styles. That is, the striker Conor, against the wrestler Khabib.

McGregor vs. Khabib Predictions and Preview

McGregor vs. Khabib bout has been official. Now the office has confirmed about the match themselves. They will meet at the UFC 229 Mega Fight under the lightweight championship title.

McGregor vs Khabib Predictions

The highly anticipated card date is around the corner. There have been a lot of speculations which indicate that the McGregor vs. Khabib fight will happen to be the most successful PPV match in the UFC PPV history. Poirier will look forward to the bout result because a win over Diaz intrigues a mystery fighter who will become the next Poirier opponent. For your information, Poirier is planning to fight the winner of the upcoming UFC 229 main event. McGregor vs. Khabib will happen to be a 155-pound title fight.

It is not a modest fight that you can watch on your favorite screen every time. The matchup will involve the two favorite lightweight fighters. That means it is one of the most awaited events in that you don’t want to miss. When we talk about the McGregor vs. Khabib Predictions, there will always be magnetic effects that draw towards each side. You can’t force other’s interest to lean toward your specific favorite fighter.

McGregor has the huge chance to get the victory. He has great timing, great learning towards the opponent, and great judges at distance. Experts believe McGregor has a huge opportunity to win the upcoming UFC 229. However, we can also say the same thing for Khabib. He also has the power he need to beat McGregor. He also have balanced offense and defense. TheTheenings will be there. Both fighters will have to stand the test of the wrestling and conditioning. Something physical will happen in the early fight. And that will come from Khabib.

Now, the biggest challenge that McGregor needs to answer is that his absence from the world of UFC for a while. He was on the bench for such a long time. McGregor, a.k.a. “The Notorious” made his professional boxing debut last year against Mayweather. But he hasn’t fought on the Octagon since November 2016. At that time, he won over Eddie Alvarez. That is the big question for the rooters of McGregor. Will be able to keep his pace? Or will he lose his touch, although not significantly? His hiatus in the professional UFC can make a huge difference. This can be a sensitive factor when he faces a strong opponent like Nurmagomedov. However, many experts do not see the hiatus of McGregor affects the result of the UFC 229. Many still believe that he can do it.

Now, the wait is over. After almost two whole years without the performance of your favorite fighter, Conor McGregor will make his return to the Octagon on October 6 under the UFC 229 title. In the upcoming bout, he will fight against the UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov. The matchup will feature the biggest star in the UFC history against one of the most prominent UFC fighters on earth. Involving the two best men in the fighting sport, it is going to be an epic fight to celebrate. It is going to be a reason for you to invite your guests over and tag along with your friends to watch the spectacle together. If you are not planning to come to the venue, you could tune in the to follow the actions on our favorite screen. It is considered as the biggest fight in the MMA history.

The UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov will attend the UFC Fight Night event at the Octagon against one of his toughest opponents, Conor McGregor.

When it comes the favorite, the absence of McGregor from the MMA world for a while has significant change in the promotion. He is listed as a small +140 underdog. In the UFC 229, they will meet in a battle of best 155-pounder. Nurmagomedov is the side that the public favors the most. He is a -10 favorite at the bookmakers.

Read More: How to watch McGregor vs Khabib Fight Live Online

When Khabib attained such prestigious title back then, McGregor was busy preparing himself for his professional debut in the boxing ring a year ago. Then McGregor made his return earlier this year. The date is around the corner. Reserve your option now and don’t miss it.

Conor McGregor vs Khabib confirmed at UFC 229

It has been over 20 months since McGregor set his foot inside Octagon. The last time was during the tackle and UFC 205 victory over Eddie Alvarez.

In April, the 30-year-old Irishman was stripped of the 155lbs crown out of inactivity. The belt was then claimed by the well-spoken Khabib Nurmagomedov. His return was however delayed through his antics at the UFC 223 media day. He threw a dooly through window ferrying the other fighters.

McGregor vs Khabib

It was just last month whereas popularly known, ‘the notorious’ dodged a jail time out of his recent heinous act. The misdemeanor left Michael Chiesa and Ray Borg with facial and eye injuries. This gave him the path to return to his cage.

The first Irelands UFC belt holder then confirmed his comeback to the cage by the end of the year. The New UFC lightweight champion will, however, be the man to welcome him to the cage. The showdown between McGregor and Nurmagomedov was recently announced at the UFC’s third quarterly press conference of the year. It was after the announcement where McGregor threw a bombshell in the social media through his twitter account and Instagram pages including photos of him training in UFC shorts. None of the men was present during the announcement, however.

Honey I’M Home

The photo caption released by McGregor in the social media read, ‘honey I’m home.’ His successor, Nurmagomedov, at the summit of the lightweight division, will be welcoming him back to the Octagon. The two will be facing each other at the UFC 229 that will take place at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas in at least nine weeks to come.

For the duo to meet, it has been a prayer t many. A bout between them continues to rise on many martial arts fans’ wish list since UFC 205. This is was after McGregor received the WWE call out from his successor at the summit of the lightweight division. Since then the fight has been so anticipated by so many people.

The desire to see them in the cage locking horn increased exponentially the Aprils’ media day at Brooklyn during the dolly’s saga. Amongst most of the fans, Nurmagomedov has higher chances of beating McGregor and have his way with him. They suppose he will easily take him down just like he has previously done with other 26 opponents he has faced.

It is not official but we are Close

We can tell that there are ongoing negotiations in the look of things but it’s very straightforward that they will bore fruits. Speaking to the TMZ, McGregor side earlier in the week, ’It’s not official but we’re close.’ He also added that he believes and hopes to be in action before the end of the year which raises more hopes on this historic anticipated match.

Speaking to the ESPN, the SBG Ireland head coach said, “It is a clinched to say. But it is a classic sticker versus a grappler. I think a lot of so many people are so afraid of Khabib’s grappling, they don’t engage him. Conor is a good grappler. I know that a lot of people will be upset when I say that, but watch his fights, there’s plenty of evidence to support that.”

The head coach, John Kavanagh is therefore well aware of the tough task that is ahead of the most famous student. There is great that he needs to overcome s as to hand the maiden loss to Nurmagomedov. He, however, believes that McGregor is more than cable of doing that.

Nurmagomedov speaking to FOX 30 said, “I can’t believe we are going to fight, because I really want this guy. Make him humble, a little bit teach him and not only smash but change his face. Of course with face, I can change his mind, too.” He believes that he will beat McGregor but still acknowledges that this will not be a pushover.

The last outing McGregor had in the combat saw him in the multi-million-pound boxing match with Floyd Mayweather Jr. he, however, lost in the tenth-round TKO. Through the intensive training in the boxing-only training camp, there are great wonders that have happened according to Kavanagh. Speaking to the Express Sports he confirms the improvements they have made through the time after the fight with Mayweather.