UFC 229: Khabib vs. McGregor took place on October 6th, 2018 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The main event features the biggest fight in UFC history as undefeated UFC Lightweight Champion Khabib Nurmagomedov takes on “The Notorious” Conor McGregor. In the co-main event, lightweight contender Tony Ferguson takes on Anthony Pettis and Dominick Reyes takes on Ovince St-Preux.
UFC 229 Main Card Results
- Khabib Nurmagomedov defeated Conor McGregor via 4th round submission (neck crank)
- Tony Ferguson defeated Anthony Pettis via 2nd round TKO (corner stoppage)
- Dominick Reyes defeated Ovince St-Preux via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
- Derrick Lewis defeated Alexander Volkov via 1st round knockout (punches)
- Michelle Waterson defeated Felice Herrig via unanimous decision (30-26, 29-28, 30-27)
UFC 229 Preliminary Card Results
*UFC Fight Pass Prelims
- Jussier Formiga defeated Sergio Pettis via unanimous decision (30-26, 29-28, 29-28)
- Vicente Luque defeated Jalin Turner via 1st round knockout (punches)
- Aspen Ladd defeated Tonya Evinger via 1st round TKO (punches)
- Scott Holtzman defeated Alan Patrick via 3rd round TKO (elbows)
- *Yana Kunitskaya defeated Lina Länsberg via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
- *Nik Lentz defeated Gray Maynard via 2nd round TKO (head kick & punches)
- *Tony Martin defeated Ryan LaFlare via 3rd round KO (head kick and punches)
Fight of the Night: Tony Ferguson vs. Anthony Pettis
Performance of the Night: Aspen Ladd and Derrick Lewis
Post-Event Press Conference and Notes:
- Following Khabib’s victory over McGregor, Khabib hoped over the cage and charged McGregor’s cornerman, Dillon Danis and a riot ensued. During the fight in the stands, Abubakar Nurmagomedov was trying to exit the cage but McGregor exchanged with him taking shots which later lead to Zubaira Tukhugovand Islam Makhachev to attack McGregor. After the fight and thereafter, Dana White confirmed that 3 people from Khabib’s camp has been arrested (later released and no charges filed by McGregor), his fight money is being held until the investigation is completed by NSAC.
- With tonight’s loss against Nik Lentz, Gray Maynard has lost 6 of his last 8 fights.