Tuesday, September 26, 2023

The Fight Is On! Conor McGregor Returns To The Octagon Against Khabib Nurmagomedov

- Advertisement -

Irish fighting sensation Conor McGregor will return to the Octagon against Khabib Nurmagomedov in Las Vegas in October.The UFC announced late on Friday night that McGregor and Nurmagomedov will headline UFC 229 on October 6 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Speaking at a press conference to mark the UFC’s 25th anniversary, president Dana White fielded questions and then said: ‘We have one last thing we want to show you.’ A promotional video then played to promote the bout.McGregor will fight Nurmagomedov for the Russian’s lightweight title in Las Vegas on 6 October. The Irishman, 30, who was beaten by Floyd Mayweather in a boxing match in August 2017, has not fought in the UFC since November 2016. In July he avoided jail after pleading guilty to disorderly conduct following an incident at a UFC media day. The former two-weight champion had faced multiple criminal charges stemming from an altercation in April with other fighters.McGregor was filmed throwing a metal dolly into a window of a bus parked at a Barclay’s Center loading bay. The coach bus had been carrying a group of UFC athletes and employees at the time, including Nurmagomedov, and two fighters were injured. Before the incident, McGregor was stripped of his lightweight title for being inactive, which Nurmagomedov, 29, then won by beating Al Iaquinta to extend his record to 26 straight wins.Photo Credit: Getty

- Advertisement -

Related Articles

- Advertisement -


Leave a Reply

Stay Connected

- Advertisement -

Latest Articles