The Notorious will step back into the octagon against the undefeated Khabib Numagomedov this Saturday, October 6. CONOR McGregor is set to step back into the octagon for the first time in almost two years this Saturday night.
The former dual-weight UFC champion last fight for the promotion on the UFC 205 card against Eddie Alvarez to secure the lightweight belt.
The Notorious then famously took on the unbeaten Floyd Mayweather in a boxing bout where he banked an estimated $100million.
The Dubliner will face another undefeated fighter in the shape of the Khabib Nurmagomedov this Saturday as he bids to get back his UFC lightweight crown.
What time will McGregor v Khabib be on TV in Ireland?
Conor McGregor fights Khabib Nurmagomedov on Saturday, October 6, or bright and early on Sunday morning for viewers in Ireland.
The main event will take place at around 5 am in Ireland – 8 pm in Las Vegas although this could be subject to change.
The fight card will commence at around 11 pm in Ireland.
What TV channel is Conor McGregor v Khabib Nurmagomedov on and live stream information?
BT Sport hold the exclusive rights to UFC in the UK and Ireland until December this year.
Subscribers will be able to watch all the action online and on the BT Sport app, which is available on Google Play, the App Store and Windows 10 devices..
Alternatively, you can follow all of the action on our dedicated Irish Sun Sport LIVE BLOG.
When is the final press conference?
Khabib and Conor will hold a second press conference on Thursday, October 4 ahead of their big fight.
It will begin at 11 pm UK time.
After an explosive first press conference, which saw McGregor launch his own whiskey amid a host of fiery exchanges, this is a must see.
What are the odds for McGregor v Khabib?
Crumlin native Conor is coming in at an 11/8 underdog with bookies after his extended absence from the sport.
Traders expect Khabib, who has never lost inside the octagon, to maintain his unbeaten record and have priced him at 8/13.
If McGregor were to have his hand raised, bookies reckon he could do so by KO/TKO and have offered odds of 13/8 for that outcome.
On the flip side, Nurmagomedov is not expected to knock the Dubliner out – but you can get 11/4 for the Russian to win by submission.
Who is on the undercard?
Ryan LaFlare v Tony Martin (welterweight)
Gray Maynard v Nik Lentz (lightweight)
Scott Holtzman v Alan Patrick (lightweight)
Lina Lansberg v Yana Kunitskaya (bantamweight)
Aspen Ladd v Tonya Evinger (bantamweight)
Sergio Pettis v Jussier Formiga (flyweight)
Sean O’Malley v Jose Quinonez (bantamweight)
Michelle Waterson v Felice Herrig (strawweight)
Derrick Lewis v Alexander Volkov (heavyweight)
Ovince Saint Preux v Dominick Reyes (light heavyweight)
Tony Ferguson v Anthony Pettis (lightweight)
Khabib Nurmagomedov v Conor McGregor (lightweight)
Meanwhile, McGregor recently revealed he would pocket a staggering €56million for his blockbuster UFC return.
And McGregor, 30, is not doing badly for himself this time either, revealing to the Ariel Helwani MMA Show: “It’s a tasty, tasty, record-breaking deal.
“My team and myself have done a lot of great work – and with the UFC – we’ve done a lot of good work.