The Notorious returns to the Octagon after nearly two years away to take on unbeaten Russian in Las Vegas
Dana White has dubbed it the ‘biggest fight in UFC history’.
‘The Notorious’ Conor McGregor returns to the Octagon after a 99-week hiatus to face unbeaten Russian star Khabib Nurmagomedov.
McGregor was last seen when he beat Eddie Alvarez for the lightweight title and became the first fighter to hold two titles simultaneously.
Known as the Eagle, Nurmagomedov won the vacant lightweight crown which McGregor was stripped of when he defeated Al Iaquinta back in April.
When is McGregor vs Nurmagomedov?
The showdown is all set for Saturday, October 6.
Expect the main card around 3am UK time, with the bout taking place in Las Vegas.
The fighters in the main event are expected to make their ring walk at 5.30am UK time.
McGregor goes in with a fight record of 21-3, whilst the champ Nurmagomedov is 26-0.
Which TV channel can I watch it on?
You can catch all the action on BT Sport 1.
As well as through your TV service, you can also watch all the action on the BT Sport App on you mobile, tablet or laptop.
Coverage gets underway 1am UK time.
Who else is fighting at UFC 229?
- Khabib Nurmagomedov (c) vs Conor McGregor – Lightweight
- Tony Ferguson vs Anthony Pettis – Lightweight
- Ovince Saint Preux vs Dominick Reyes – Light Heavyweight
- Derrick Lewis vs Alexander Volkov – Heavyweight
- Michelle Waterson vs Felice Herrig – Women’s Strawweight
- TBD vs José Alberto Quiñónez – Bantamweight
- Sergio Pettis vs Jussier Formiga – Flyweight
- Vicente Luque vs Jalin Turner – Welterweight
- Aspen Ladd vs Tonya Evinger – Women’s Bantamweight
- Lina Länsberg vs Yana Kunitskaya – Women’s Bantamweight
- Scott Holtzman vs Alan Patrick – Lightweight
- Gray Maynard vs Nik Lentz – Lightweight
- Ryan LaFlare vs Tony Martin – Welterweight
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