The mixed martial arts (MMA) event UFC 229: Khabib vs. McGregor is produced by the Ultimate Fighting Championship which is scheduled to be held on 6th October 2018, at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. A total of 12 fights are planned for the event.
UFC 229 Main Event
The highlights of UFC 229 is the main event bout between the current UFC Lightweight Champion, Khabib Nurmagomedov and widely popular and crazy rich Conor McGregor. The fight between Khabib and McGregor at UFC 229 is expected to be one of the best fights UFC had ever seen as the two Lightweight champions have their own style of play with the capability of ending the fight with just one strike. The match-up presents an intimidating grappler with extraordinary wrestling skills in Khabib against an elite striker with concussive power in Conor.
Conor won the UFC Lightweight Championship at UFC 205 when he was the reigning UFC Featherweight Champion. Leaving the title undefended, Conor took some time off in 2017 during which Khabib took over the title by defeating Al Iaquinta. Conor’s comeback is against the unbeaten champion Khabib who is a versatile player.
UPDATE: Khabib def. McGregor at UFC 229
UFC 229 Khabib vs McGregor Infographic
The UFC fight between Khabib and McGregor is the headline attraction of the UFC 229. The Russian fighter Khabib, who can also be called as a grappler or wrestler holds a record of 26-0-0. McGregor will be entering the bout with a score of 21-3-0. Though McGregor has lost three fights, he has never lost a Lightweight Championship. Most of the fights around 86% of fights won by Conor are by Technical Knockout (KO/TKO). Khabib, as well as McGregor, are more or less of the same height with Khabib being 5ft 10inches and McGregor being of 5ft 9inches.
UFC 229 Live Stream
Check out the table below for the list of UFC 229 live stream option and broadcasters available. If UFC 229 stream is not available in your country you can use a VPN to watch from any one of the available countries.
|Country||Broadcasting & Live Stream|
|United States||Cable: FS1, DirectTV, AT&T, VerizonFios, Comcast, Dish, Cox|
|United Kingdom||TV: BT Sport 2|
Live stream: BT Sport app, BT Sport website
Live Stream on UFC Fight Pass
The best way to watch UFC 229 Khabib vs McGregor is through UFC Fight Pass. UFC also offers a 7-day trial so that it is easy to check out the service before paying. Fight Pass is full of contents from live fights to behind the scenes content to training videos. If you like the service you can subscribe for $9.99/month.
UFC 229 Promo Video
As the UFC 229 is fast approaching, at DummySports.com we have created a promo video for the fight of the year Khabib vs McGregor.
UFC has released not one not two but three promotional videos for the main event match between Khabib Nurmagomedov (c) and Conor McGregor. The first video heavily features McGregor attacking a bus carrying fighters at UFC 223 Media Day. Those videos are unavailable right now so we have removed it from here.
UFC 229 Fight Card
Other fights on the card include a lightweight bout between Tony Ferguson and Anthony Pettis. Ovince Saint Preux will take on Dominick Reyes in and a heavyweight class fight between Derrick Lewis and Alexander Volkov.
|Lightweight||Khabib Nurmagomedov (c)||vs.||Conor McGregor|
|Lightweight||Tony Ferguson||vs.||Anthony Pettis|
|Light Heavyweight||Ovince Saint Preux||vs.||Dominick Reyes|
|Heavyweight||Derrick Lewis||vs.||Alexander Volkov|
|Women’s Strawweight||Michelle Waterson||vs.||Felice Herrig|
|Preliminary Card (Fox Sports 1)|
|Bantamweight||Sean O’Malley||vs.||José Alberto Quiñónez|
|Flyweight||Sergio Pettis||vs.||Jussier Formiga|
|Women’s Bantamweight||Aspen Ladd||vs.||Tonya Evinger|
|Early Preliminary Card (UFC Fight Pass)|
|Welterweight||Ryan LaFlare||vs.||Tony Martin|
|Women’s Bantamweight||Lina Länsberg||vs.||Yana Kunitskaya|
|Lightweight||Gray Maynard||vs.||Nik Lentz|
|Lightweight||Scott Holtzman||vs.||Alan Patrick|