Conor McGregor returns to the Octagon after a more than two-year absence to lock horns with bitter rival and current UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov. UFC President Dana White has estimated the fight will be ordered on pay-per-view by more than 3 million fans.
Is this an inflated estimation? Perhaps, but there is no doubting the interest is high and this is the kind of event that will stimulate even the most casual mixed martial arts fan. Here is all the pertinent information you need to watch this epic event along with the rest of the UFC 229 card from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
UFC 229 Live
Date: Saturday, October 6
Times: 6:30 pm for UFC Fight Pass prelims, 8 pm for FS1 prelims and 10 pm for the main card (all times Eastern)
TV: The Fight Pass prelims are streamed exclusively on the service. FS1 prelims are on television, but can also be streamed on the Fox Sports Go app. The main card is pay-per-view only. It can be streamed at UFC.TV, or through Roku, smart TVs or game consoles.
UFC 229 Fight Card
Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Conor McGregor (lightweight title fight)
Tony Ferguson vs Anthony Pettis (lightweight bout)
Ovince Saint Preux vs Dominick Reyes (light-heavyweight bout)
Derrick Lewis vs Alexander Volkov (heavyweight bout)
Michelle Waterson vs Felice Herring (women’s strawweight bout)
Sean O’Malley vs Jose Alberto Quinonez (men’s bantamweight bout)
Sergio Pettis vs Jussier Formica (men’s flyweight bout)
Scott Holtzman vs Alan Patrick (lightweight bout)
Ryan LaFlare vs Tony Martin (welterweight bout)
Lina Lansberg vs Yana Kunitskaya (women’s bantamweight bout)
Gray Maynard vs Nik Lentz (lightweight bout)
Aspen Ladd vs Tonya Evinger (women’s bantamweight bout)