The biggest mixed martial arts event of 2018 is just about finalized as far as bouts go with 11 fights now on the docket.
In the main event of the evening, Khabib Nurmagomedov will make the first defense of his UFC Lightweight Championship against a man who hasn’t seen action inside of the Octagon since November of 2016 — the biggest draw in MMA history — Conor McGregor.
UFC 229 will also feature an insurance bout of sorts between former lightweight champs Tony Ferguson and Anthony Pettis that will serve as the co-main event of the evening.
Check out the card for UFC 229 ‘Khabib vs. McGregor’ as it stands tonight along with the official poster for Conor McGregor’s highly anticipated return to the Octagon.
UFC 229 ‘Khabib vs. McGregor’
October 6, 2018
Las Vegas, Nevada
PPV (10 p.m. ET)
Lightweight Championship Main Event
Khabib Nurmagomedov (c) (26-0) vs. Conor McGregor (21-3)
Lightweight Co-Main Event
Tony Ferguson (23-3) vs. Anthony Pettis (21-7)
Light Heavyweight Bout
Ovince St. Preux (23-11) vs. Dominick Reyes (9-0)
Derrick Lewis (20-5) vs. Alexander Volkov (30-6)
Women’s Strawweight Bout
Michelle Waterson (15-6) vs. Felice Herrig (14-7)
Preliminary Card (FS1/UFC Fight Pass)
Sergio Pettis (17-3) vs. Jussier Formiga (21-5)
Women’s Bantamweight Bout
Yana Kunitskaya (10-4) vs. Lina Lansberg (8-3)
Ryan LaFlare (14-2) vs. Tony Martin (13-4)
Sean O’Malley (10-0) vs. Jose Alberto Quinones (7-2)
Alan Patrick (15-1) vs. Scott Holtzman (11-2)
Gray Maynard (13-6-1) vs. Nik Lentz (28-9-2)