Conor McGregor vs Khabib Nurmagomedov Announced For UFC 229
05 August, 2018, 08:26 | Author: Mary Valdez
After naming major fights for the upcoming months, UFC 229 was curiously omitted, which led to speculation that a McGregor-Nurmagomedov fight would be announcd.
McGregor will return to the Octagon after avoiding prison on assault charges following his attack on a UFC fighter bus in Brooklyn earlier this year. Many thought that Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov would be in attendance, but alas they were not.
The UFC dramatically announced the matchup on Friday with a promotional video to close a news conference promoting its slate of fight cards for the rest of 2018.
McGregor was then asked if he'll fight Nurmagomedov before the end of the year, and responded by saying: "I believe so".
As well as what Dana White has dubbed the "biggest fight in UFC history" there are several other must-see bouts coming up on BT Sport in the coming months, including Darren Till's welterweight title fight on 8 September. When the UFC stripped McGregor of his belt Dana White said he would be the first to challenge for the title back when he was ready to return.
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As it played, Diaz abruptly left the presser he was at and tweeted "I'm not fighting on that show (expletive) the UFC".
McGregor (21-3) made his professional boxing debut against Floyd Mayweather last August but he has not fought in the UFC since November 2016, when he defeated Eddie Alvarez at Madison Square Garden. If there was any doubt that he would return to the UFC, that doubt is now gone.
UFC 229 takes place at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas and will be for Nurmagomedov's lightweight belt.
"Khabib will be preparing for the fight in the USA, in San Jose", he added. "I already won that one twice", Diaz said before storming off the stage as the McGregor-Nurmagomedov presentation was aired.
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