The octagon returns to T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas for tonight’s UFC 229 event which is headlined by former two-division champion Conor McGregor returning to challenge current lightweight title holder Khabib Nurmagomedov.
Tonight’s highly anticipated UFC 229 event will mark the first time that Conor McGregor (21-3 MMA) has competed in the octagon since defeating Eddie Alvarez via second-round knockout at UFC 205 in November of 2016.
Meanwhile, Khabib Nurmagomedov (26-0 MMA) was last seen in action at April’s UFC 223 event in Brooklyn, where he defeated Al Iaquinta via unanimous decision to capture the promotions vacant 155-pound title.
In the co-main event of tonight’s UFC 229 fight card, former interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson will return to battle former 155-pound kingpin Anthony Pettis.
Get all of the UFC 229 Live Results below:
UFC 229 Main Card
Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Conor McGregor – Nurmagomedov def. McGregor via submission (neck crank) in Round 4
Tony Ferguson vs. Anthony Pettis – Ferguson def. Pettis via TKO at 5:00 Round 2 (Pettis broke his hand)
Ovince Saint Preux vs. Dominick Reyes – Reyes def. Saint Preux via decision (should have been a KO)
Derrick Lewis vs. Alexander Volkov – Lewis def. Volkov via knockout (punches) at 4:47 of Round 3
Michelle Waterson vs. Felice Herrig – Waterson def. Herrig via decision (30-26, 29-28 x2)
UFC 229 Televised Prelims
Jussier Formiga vs. Sergio Pettis – Formiga def. Pettis via unanimous decision (30-26, 29-28 x2)
Vincente Luque vs. Jalin Turner – Luque def. Turner via knockout (punches) at 3:52 of Round 1
Aspen Ladd vs. Tonya Evinger – Ladd def. Evinger via TKO (punches) at 3:26 of Round 1
Scott Holtzman vs. Alan Patrick – Holtzman def. Patrick via knockout (elbows) at 3:42 of Round 3
UFC Fight Pass Prelims
Yana Kunitskaya vs. Lina Lansberg – Kunitskaya def. Lansberg via unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
Gray Maynard vs. Nik Lentz – Lentz def. Maynard via TKO (head kick and punches) at 1:19 of Round 2
Ryan LaFlare vs. Tony Martin – Martin def. LaFlare via TKO (head kick and punches) at 1:00 of Round 3