The announcement fight fans have been waiting for finally happen, today at the UFC press conference a promo was aired and a date was set. Conor McGregor (21-3) VS Khabib Nurmagomedov (26-0) will go down October 6th, on the UFC 229 fight card, in Las Vegas, for the lightweight title.
During questioning Dana White played stupid, saying he was confident the fight would get made, right as the conference ended Dana said “I’ve got one more thing to show you” airing the fight promo.
That’s one hell of a mic drop, what an epic way to end today’s conference, as most of us were waiting patiently to see if we would hear any Conor VS Khabib news.
Conor had some legal trouble he had to deal with first. McGregor pleaded guilty to a disorderly conduct violation, He was sentenced to five days community service, anger management and full restitution to the bus company.
This will be one of the biggest fights in UFC history, the champ champ VS the new lightweight champion. This will give fight fans tons to talk about.