Conor McGregor's Lawyer Hints At Date And Location For Khabib Fight

Conor McGregor vs Khabib Nurmagomedov Announced For UFC 229

It was announced on Friday night that the controversial Irishman's grudge match with Russia's Khabib Nurmagomedov will be the headline act of UFC 229 on October 6 in Las Vegas.

McGregor and Nurmagomedov will meet in the main event of the UFC 229 pay-per-view show at T-Mobile Arena, the same spot where Mayweather stopped McGregor in the 10th round of their one-sided prizefight.

Conor McGregor has confirmed his return to the UFC with a fight against hated rival Khabib Nurmagomedov.

Nurmagomedov's last fight was held on April 7, defeating in the title fight American realtor al Iaquinta.

Nurmagomedov, whose rise to prominence has been more of a slow burner in comparison to McGregor, was touted as an opponent when his foe first became lightweight champion.

The 30-year-old was ordered to perform five days' community service last week after pleading guilty to disorderly conduct following a disturbance at a UFC media day in April.

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UFC chief Dana White is satisfied with how the legal system handled Conor McGregor's bus attack in NY, and he has no intention of adding any more discipline on top of that.

ESPN's Brett Okamoto writes, "Nurmagomedov has replaced McGregor as the most dominant force in the division, and is the No. 3 pound-for-pound fighter in the world according to ESPN". "For Khabib, who is undefeated and who is looked at as one of the best fighters in the world, beating Conor is massive for him".

Considering those factors, putting McGregor and Nurmagomedov anywhere near each other could be like tossing a lit match into a Value-Added Tax of gasoline, but White promises that they'll have everything under control ahead of UFC 229.

Israel Adesanya didn't seem phased by Brunson's attempt of body shaming, and the up-and-comer has impressed UFC fans with his last three fights, which brought him victories over Rob Wilkinson, Marvin Vettori, and Brad Tavares.

Oddly, Diaz later tweeted that he actually won't be fighting as part of the card.

Dustin Poirier, who Diaz is scheduled to fight at UFC 230 on November 3 at Madison Square Garden, jokingly chimed in with a similar tweet, writing, "I ain't fighting on that show either F the ufc".

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