Conor McGregor, UFC Profiles in Combat series announced

Conor McGregor makes his highly anticipated return to the Octagon on October 7 (AWST). “The Notorious” takes on the defending lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov in the main event of UFC 229 held at T-Mobile Arena.

Ahead of arguably the biggest fight in the history of organization, the promotion announced a new series “UFC Profiles in Combat”. The first episode featuring Conor McGregor is scheduled on Fight Pass this coming Sunday September 2 (AWST). The preview trailer hit the stream on Friday.

Among everything, Conor McGregor went in history as the first athlete in UFC, who held titles in two different weight classes simultaneously (Featherweight and Lightweight). He is also famed for his showdown inside the square circle against Floyd Mayweather, which marked his debut as a professional boxer last August.

The co-main event at UFC 229 is a lightweight battle between Tony Ferguson and Anthony Pettis. The current lineup can be found below.

UFC 229 fight card

Main card
Lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Conor McGregor
Lightweight Tony Ferguson vs. Anthony Pettis
Light Heavyweight Ovince Saint Preux vs. Dominick Reyes
Heavyweight Derrick Lewis vs. Alexander Volkov
Women’s Strawweight Michelle Waterson vs. Felice Herrig

Preliminary Card
Bantamweight Sean O’Malley vs. Jose Alberto Quinonez
Flyweight Sergio Pettis vs. Jussier Formiga
Lightweight Scott Holtzman vs. Alan Patrick

Early Prelims
Women’s Bantamweight Lina Lansberg vs. Yana Kunitskaya
Lightweight Gray Maynard vs. Nik Lentz
Welterweight Ryan LaFlare vs. Tony Martin
Women’s Flyweight Aspen Ladd vs. Tonya Evinger