Nurmagomedov was once the first fighter to step at the legit scale, hitting 155 kilos at the nostril. Just over an hour later, McGregor did the similar, weighing in at 154.5.
Nurmagomedov is unbeaten in his occupation, coming off a call win over Al Iaquinta to claim the vacant UFC identify. McGregor was once the first-ever twin UFC champion when he completed Eddie Alvarez in 2016 to claim the belt whilst preserving the featherweight identify on the identical time.
The two just about got here to blows previous this year when McGregor and individuals of his team stormed the Barclays Center looking for Nurmagomedov after “The Eagle” had faced McGregor’s teammate, Artem Lobov, all through fight-week.
In the co-main match, former meantime champion Tony Ferguson returns to action for the first time since final year when he collides with ex-UFC and WEC light-weight titleholder Anthony Pettis. The leading card additionally options Derrick Lewis vs. Alexander Volkov and Michelle Waterson vs. Felice Herrig.
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The ceremonial weigh-ins will move reside within the video above starting at eight p.m. ET. Complete weigh-in results can also be discovered under:
MAIN CARD (PPV/10 p.m. ET)
UFC Lightweight Championship
Khabib Nurmagomedov (155 lbs.) vs. Conor McGregor (154.5) for Nurmagomedov’s identify
* Tony Ferguson (155) vs. Anthony Pettis (156)
* Ovince Saint Preux (205.5) vs. Dominick Reyes (204.5)
* Alexander Volkov (251) vs. Derrick Lewis (265.5)
* Michelle Waterson (115) vs. Felice Herrig (115.5)
PRELIMINARY CARD (FOX Sports 1/eight p.m. ET)
* Jussier Formiga (125.5) vs. Sergio Pettis (125)
* Vicente Luque (170.5) vs. Jalin Turner (169.5)
* Aspen Ladd (134.5) vs. Tonya Evinger (136)
* Scott Holtzman (155.5) vs. Alan Patrick (155.5)
PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass/6:30 p.m. ET)
* Lina Lansberg (135.5) vs. Yana Kunitskaya (134.5)
* Gray Maynard (156) vs. Nik Lentz (156)
* Ryan LaFlare (171) vs. Tony Martin (171)