Nurmagomedov and McGregor are the main attraction at UFC 229 and their fight for the UFC lightweight championship belt will take place on October 6, 2018.
Khabib Nurmagomedov (26-0 MMA, 10-0 UFC) is all set to face Conor McGregor (21-3 MMA, 9-1 UFC), who is fighting to reclaim the 155-pound belt that was stripped from him in April due to inactivity, which allowed Nurmagomedov to win the title at the main event of UFC 223. UFC 223 became even more notorious for what happened afterwards – McGregor threw a hand truck into the window of a bus that Nurmagomedov, his team members, and other fighters were in, and subsequently spent some time in jail for the dangerous stunt.
McGregor hasn’t fought in almost two years, since the main event of UFC 205, when he beat Eddie Alvarez to become the UFC’s first simultaneous two-weight world champion.
Khabib vs McGregor Fight Time
The lightweight title bout between Nurmagomedov and McGregor will be the final fight of the night. As is customary with UFC events, the main card will be pay-per-view, and that coverage begins at 10 p.m. ET. The Khabib and McGregor should start around 12:15 a.m. ET.
UFC 229 Fight Card
MAIN CARD (10 p.m. ET)
- Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Conor McGregor
- Tony Ferguson vs. Anthony Pettis
- Dominick Reyes vs. Ovince Saint Preux
- Derrick Lewis vs. Alexander Volkov
- Felice Herrig vs. Michelle Waterson
PRELIMINARY CARD (8 p.m. ET)
- Sean O’Malley vs. Jose Quinonez
- Jussier Formiga vs. Sergio Pettis
- Vicente Luque vs. Jalin Turner
- Tonya Evinger vs. Aspen Ladd
How to Watch UFC 229: Khabib vs McGregor in Canada
The main card airs on pay-per-view following prelims on FS1 and UFC Fight Pass. Here’s the link to UFC Fight Pass.
Canadian MMA fans can also get the pay-per-view fight from Bell for $64.99. Here’s that link.
Khabib vs McGregor: UFC 229 Odds
Current odds list McGregor as the +120 underdog in this matchup, but expect those numbers to move as we get closer to the fight date.