The UFC, these days is clearly in the business of making the biggest fight possible “money fights” and the ship may have come in as Conor McGregor challenging Khabib Nurmagomedov is official for UFC 229.
UFC 229 is October 6 at the T-mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Conor McGregor was last in action in the octagon at UFC 205, when he scored a 2nd round knock out eddie Alvarez to win the UFc Lightweight Title. McGregor’s most recent fight, last August, was a TKO loss to Floyd Mayweather in McGregor’s professional boxing debut. The “Notorious” One has also found his way into hot water after throwing a dolly through a Budd window following the UFC 223 fight Week press conference.
Nurmagomedov is undefeated at 26-0 in mma. In the last 8 months “The Eagle” has dominate decision wins over top 15 ranked foes Edson Barboza & Al Iaquinta. The later earning Nurmagomedov the Lightweight Title, McGregor was stripped of for in activity.
McGregor is a knock out artist. A sniper with his left hand. Nurmagomedov is a Sambo master, a Judo black belt who implements a relentless grappling attack.