Brian Campbell already called Derrick Lewis (+255) and Daniel Cormier (+140) winning in upsets by CBS Sports Staff 59s ago • 2 min read On Saturday, Conor McGregor vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 229 will draw the attention of amateur and professional bettors alike. McGregor, an Irish showman whose jaw-dropping performances have fueled the fight scene for years now, is making his first octagon appearance in nearly two years against an undefeated fighter who has replaced him at the top of the lightweight division. The latest McGregor vs. Khabib odds have McGregor as a +150 underdog (risk $100 to win $150), while Nurmagomedov is -180 (risk $180 to win $100). Before you make your McGregor vs. Khabib picks or try to take advantage of any other UFC 229 odds, you'll want to see what combat sports expert Brian Campbell has to say. Campbell is CBS Sports' top MMA expert and the host of the "In This Corner" podcast. He has helped guide bettors to major cashes with … [Read more...] about Conor McGregor vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov odds and picks: Top-rated expert unveils predictions for UFC 229
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What is it? Conor McGregor vs Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 299. The fight sees McGregor - aka 'The Notorious' - return to the Octagon after his defeat to Floyd Mayweather in the boxing ring in August 2017. What date is the fight? The latest fight night of UFC - UFC 299 - is on October 6, 2018. Ten fights will be taking place, including McGregor's. What time does it start and when is McGregor vs Nurmagomedov? It will be a middle-of-the-night fight for UFC fans, unfortunately. The fight card will be taking place from around midnight UK time, with the headline lightweight bout of McGregor vs Nurmagomedov due at around 3am BST. But if fights go the distance, it could be an even later start. Which venue is hosting? The T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, where McGregor was defeated by Mayweather last August. What TV channel is it on? You can watch UFC in the UK on BT Sport until the end of the year, when Eleven Sports takes over the rights. BT Sport is yet to announce full … [Read more...] about Conor McGregor vs Khabib Nurmagomedov, UFC 229: What date is the fight, what time will it start and what TV channel is it on?
CONOR McGREGOR is eyeing a rematch with Floyd Mayweather or a UFC showdown with Anderson Silva in his next fight. McGregor takes on Khabib Nurmagomedov on Saturday night in what could be the sternest MMA test of his career. The build up to UFC 229 begins as Conor McGregor looks to take on Khabib Nurmagomedov But he is already focusing on his next opponent and wants to take on The Money for a second time. The pair famously fought under boxing rules in 2017 with the American winning with a tenth-round TKO. And McGregor is keen to step into the ring once more against Mayweather, now 41, and talks are reportedly underway. But it could be in the octagon, with a fight under MMA regulations also on the cards for McGregor vs Mayweather part two. After promising to win by "devastating KO" this weekend, McGregor said there are a number of avenues he could go down next. He said: "Of course there's boxing ventures. I'm very excited about that. "If [Mayweather] has the bottle to come over … [Read more...] about Conor McGregor wants Floyd Mayweather rematch or Anderson Silva UFC showdown as next fight
The two powerhouses will finally collide this October by Brian Campbell @BCampbellCBS 1m ago • 1 min read Getty Images Conor McGregor is back.The former UFC two-division champion and the biggest pay-per-view star in MMA history announced Friday he will end a 21-month absence from the Octagon when he faces lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 229 on Oct. 6 in Las Vegas.The fight's announcement turned out to be the surprise climax of UFC's 25th anniversary fall news conference in Los Angeles, held just one day before UFC 227 comes to the Staples Center. UFC president Dana White initially told media members the fight was close but not done in order to protect the announcement, despite the fact that both fighters weren't present at the event.The 30-year-old McGregor (21-3) hasn't fought since becoming the first UFC fighter to hold two world titles simultaneously when he stopped Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205 in November 2016. Last summer, … [Read more...] about Conor McGregor vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov set as main event for UFC 229 in Las Vegas
CONOR MCGREGOR’S October 6 showdown with Khabib Nurmagomedov looks confirmed after the Dublin star’s lawyer booked a Las Vegas flight. Irish solicitor Graham Kenny uploaded a screenshot of a plane ticket to Las Vegas for October 5, with a return date to London Gatwick on October 10, along with the caption: "It's on." The Instagram Live clip has since vanished but fans believe it is confirmation that the two-weight world champ is back in the octagon in two months. The MMA promotion has booked UFC 229 at the Las Vegas T-Mobile Arena for October 6 and it looks like the Notorious will headline the show against his most bitter rival. McGregor has not fought since his boxing loss to Floyd Mayweather in August - and his last MMA match was in November 2016. When asked how far away his return was, McGregor told TMZ: "Yes, very close. It's not official but close. [In 2018] I believe." McGregor, 30, pleaded guilty to charges stemming from his April attack on Nurmagomedov's bus … [Read more...] about Conor McGregor vs Khabib Nurmagomedov on UFC 229 on October 6 looks certain after lawyer posts plane ticket