UFC 229, which will likely be headlined by a blockbuster light-weight title combat between champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and challenger Conor McGregor, is getting nearer by the day. In anticipation of this mammoth October 6 pay-per-view card, the UFC has now launched an official poster for it.
And, uh, it’s a video…
See this attention-grabbing UFC 229 video poster, wherein McGregor and Nurmagomedov’s eyes are decked out with the flags of their respective homeland, beneath.
— UFC (@ufc) August 23, 2018
Khabib Nurmagomedov final fought in April, when he defeated final minute alternative opponent Al Iaquinta to seize the vacant UFC light-weight title, which was concurrently stripped from Conor McGregor for inactivity. With this title win, Nurmagomedov improved to an insane 26-Zero general — simply one of the spectacular data in MMA.
McGregor, in the meantime, has not competed in combined martial arts since November of 2016, when he knocked out Eddie Alvarez to win the UFC light-weight belt. On condition that he nonetheless held the UFC featherweight title on the time, this made him the primary fighter in UFC historical past to carry titles in two divisions concurrently. Since this final MMA combat, after all, McGregor did compete in a headline-dominating boxing match with Floyd Mayweather Jr., which he misplaced by 10th-round TKO. The Irish famous person 21-Three in MMA
Who do you’ve gotten profitable the UFC 229 predominant occasion? What do you consider the cardboard’s official poster?
This text first appeared on BJPENN.COM on 8/22/2018.