UFC 229 is held at T-Mobile Arena on October 7 (AWST). The event is headlined by a lightweight title bout, featuring the defending champion, undefeated Khabib Nurmagomedov up against the former two-division titleholder Conor McGregor.
The highly anticipated matchup has been dubbed as the biggest fight in UFC history. The tickets for the arena went on sale late last week.
On Thursday the promotion presented an official UFC 229 poster (via Twitter). The animated graphic features the main event fighters. The flags of their respective countries are layered on their eyes. “The World is Watching” is stated in the middle of the image.
The co-main event is a heavyweight clash between Derric Lewis and Alexander Volkov. Also on the card is a flyweight battle between Sergio Pettis and Jussier Formiga. The current UFC 229 lineup can be found below.
— UFC (@ufc) August 23, 2018
UFC 229 fight card
Lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov (c) vs. Conor McGregor
Heavyweight Derrick Lewis vs. Alexander Volkov
Flyweight Sergio Pettis vs. Jussier Formiga
Light Heavyweight Ovince Saint Preux vs. Dominick Reyes
Welterweight Ryan LaFlare vs. Tony Martin
Women’s Bantamweight Lina Länsberg vs. Yana Kunitskaya
Women’s Strawweight Michelle Waterson vs. Felice Herrig
Bantamweight Sean O’Malley vs. José Alberto Quiñónez
Lightweight Gray Maynard vs. Nik Lentz