Bitter rivals Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov squared off at the conclusion of today’s UFC 229 press conference in New York City.
There was a ton of security and law enforcement on hand to ensure that no incidents occured when “Mystic Mac” and “The Eagle” squared off.
— UFC (@ufc) September 20, 2018
The former two division UFC champion, Conor McGregor will make his highly anticipated octagon return on October 6 when he challenges Khabib Nurmagomedov for the promotions lightweight championship in the main event of UFC 229.
Meanwhile, Khabib Nurmagomedov has gone a perfect 26-0 in his mixed martial arts career, which included ten victories under the UFC banner.
“The Eagle” was last seen in action at April’s UFC 223 event in Brooklyn, where he defeated Al Iaquinta to capture the promotions coveted lightweight title.
That same weekend, former UFC “champ champ” Conor McGregor made headlines when he attacked the UFC fighter bus insde the Barclays Center which resulted in three fighters being injured.
Conor McGregor has since been cleared of all felony charges stemming from the incident and will now face his bitter rival on October 6.
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