Countdown to UFC 229 has been started and it will be broadcast on October 6 (October 7 in India). UFC 229 is also going to be very special because it will be a tremendous fight for the Light Heavyweight Championship between legendary Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov. Let us know that Khabib is the Light Heavyweight Champion at the moment. Conor McGregor’s name is the biggest in the UFC but he did not fight in the UFC for almost 2 years because of some personal reasons due to which he was away from the octagon. In November 2016, UFC’s legendary and dual champion Conor McGregor suffered a major setback when he had to return his both titles because he did not play any knock in the UFC. Both Conor and Khabbib are now ready for this fight, for which the preparations are going on in full swing.
Conor has so far played 24 fights in the MMA and his record is 21 wins 3 losses. In the first 21 fights or bouts, Conor won 18 wins and lost the fight three times, 1-time submission and 2 times by referee/umpire’s decision. Conor has consistently won fifteen fights, after which he had to face defeat for the first time. UFC’s Big Fighter Conor fought his last UFC Fight at Lightweight Championship in November 2016. Since then he has not been seen fighting in the octagon. In addition, in 2017, Connor tried his hand in boxing and faced the defeat from the dangerous boxer, Floyd Mayweather.
Khabib is a 29-year-old fighter and he has been turned 30 on September 20. Khabib is the first fighter in the UFC, who has won 26 consecutive victories. Khabib is also called “Eagle” in UFC. Khabib has been knocked out the fighter 8 times out of his 26th fight, 8 times in the submission while the referees/umpires have 10 victories through his name.
On August 3, 2018, it was announced that Conor McGregor and Khabib’s mega fight will be held for the lightweight championship on October 6. Now it has to be seen that when the two top UFC fighter is in front of each other in the octagon, who will be knocked out first.