UFC 229 Live Results: McGregor vs. Khabib

By Chris Taylor - October 6, 2018

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.

Khabib Nurmagomedov, Conor McGregor, UFC 229

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

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