UFC 229: Shocking Details About The Conor McGregor Vs Khabib Nurmagomedov Press Conference Announced

The huge fight between Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov is fast approaching and the first press conference featuring both fighters has now been announced.

The headline act of UFC 229 is set to be the biggest fight in MMA history as the Irishman challenges the Russian for the UFC lightweight title.

LAS VEGAS, NV - OCTOBER 06: Khabib Nurmagomedov of Russia punches Conor McGregor of Ireland in their UFC lightweight championship bout during the UFC 229 event inside T-Mobile Arena on October 6, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC)>Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Conor McGregor II could be a boxing match, claims insider

McGregor has been uncharacteristically quiet in the build-up so far, but he will have the chance to unleash on the microphone next week.

Here is what you need to know about the press conference which is sure to be as dramatic as any event when the Notorious gets to do the talking…

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Khabib Nurmagomedov is more about the fighting than the talking (Picture: Getty Images)

When is the McGregor vs Khabib UFC 229 press conference?

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The press conference is on Thursday, 20 September at 10pm BST, which is 5pm ET (local time).

Where is the press conference taking place?

The fight is being held in Las Vegas, but the press conference is at Radio City Music Hall in New York.

THE 🌎 IS WATCHING!#UFC229: 🇷🇺 @TeamKhabib vs. 🇮🇪 @TheNotoriousMMA

Tune in for the first OFFICIAL PRESS CONFERENCE ➡️ Sept. 20th at 5pm ET pic.twitter.com/bubtSSphdX

— UFC (@ufc) September 12, 2018

How to watch the press conference

The event will be live streamed, and whilst this is yet to be confirmed, it will likely be on the UFC YouTube page.

BT Sport are also likely to show the press conference live as they are broadcasting the fight.

We will update you when this is all confirmed.

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McGregor won the lightweight title from Eddie Alvarez but was stripped for inactivity (Picture: Getty)

When is UFC 229?

The McGregor vs Khabib fight goes down on Saturday, 6 October at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

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UFC 229 Fight Card

Main Card

Khabib Nurmagomedov (c) vs. Conor McGregor [a]

Tony Ferguson vs. Anthony Pettis

Ovince Saint Preux vs. Dominick Reyes

Derrick Lewis vs. Alexander Volkov

Michelle Waterson vs. Felice Herrig

Preliminary Card

Sean O’Malley vs. José Alberto Quiñónez

Sergio Pettis vs. Jussier Formiga

Aspen Ladd vs. Tonya Evinger

Early Preliminary Card (UFC Fight Pass)

Ryan LaFlare vs. Tony Martin

Lina Länsberg vs. Yana Kunitskaya

Gray Maynard vs. Nik Lentz

Scott Holtzman vs. Alan Patrick

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Source : https://metro.co.uk/2018/09/13/conor-mcgregor-vs-khabib-nurmagomedov-press-conference-uk-time-date-and-how-to-watch-7941747/

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