THE UFC’s prodigal son returns to the Octagon after two years away to fight the biggest bully in the organisation.
It’s Conor McGregor vs Khabib Nurmagomedov for the lightweight title at UFC 229 in Las Vegas.
Predicted to be the one of, if not the biggest, pay-per-view in UFC history; MMA fans around the world are gearing up for what is set to be one of the most exciting fights of all time.
Here’s everything you need to know ahead of UFC 229!
WHERE IS IT?
T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada plays host to UFC 229.
WHEN IS IT ON?
The early prelims will get underway on Sunday, September 9 at 9am (AEST) with the televised prelims at 11am, and main card from 1pm.
HOW CAN I WATCH IT?
Australian viewers can purchase UFC 229 for $54.95 on Main Event TV. ORDER NOW >
Pre-fight and prelim bout coverage will feature on Fox Sports 507 from 10am (AEST) on Sunday, September 9.
Foxsports.com.au will feature a live blog throughout the day, with video reports of the main action provided ASAP. You can follow all the action for every bout in our FIGHT TRACKER.
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Last fight: def. Al Iaquinta via unanimous decision
Best quote: “Not only to smash him [McGregor], to change his face — I want to change his face.”
Last fight: def. Eddie Alvarez via second round KO/TKO
Best quote: “I am in a war state of mind. You’re [Khabib] a phony, a fake, and I’m gonna expose you.”
Khabib Nurmagomedov v Conor McGregor — UFC lightweight title
Tony Ferguson v Anthony Pettis
Ovince Saint Preux v Dominick Reyes
Derrick Lewis v Alexander Volkov
Michelle Waterson v Felice Herrig
Sergio Pettis v Jussier da Silva
Vicente Luquev v Jalin Turner
Aspen Ladd v Tonya Evinger
Alan Patrick Silva Alves v Scott Holtzman
Lina Lansberg v Yana Kunitskaya
Gray Maynard v Nik Lentz
Ryan La Flare v Tony Martin
Watch Conor McGregor vs Khabib Nurmagomedov on Sunday, October 7 on Main Event. ORDER NOW >
ODDS (via tab.com.au)
Khabib Nurmagomedov $1.65 — $2.25 Conor McGregor
Tony Ferguson $1.30 — $3.50 Anthony Pettis
Ovince Saint Preux $2.85 — $1.40 Dominick Reyes
Derrick Lewis $2.45 — $1.55 Alexander Volkov
Michelle Waterson $2.00 — $1.80 Felice Herrig
Sergio Pettis $1.70 — $2.15 Jussier da Silva
Vicente Luquev $1.15 — $5.25 Jalin Turner
Aspen Ladd $1.60 — $2.30 Tonya Evinger
Alan Patrick Silva Alves $1.42 — $2.80 Scott Holtzman
Lina Lansberg $2.40 — $1.55 Yana Kunitskaya
Gray Maynard $2.70 — $1.44 Nik Lentz
Ryan La Flare $1.73 — $2.10 Tony Martin