Nurmagomedov (26-0-0) defends his title and record against McGregor (21-3-0).

The defending lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov puts his title and record of (26-0-0) up against Conor McGregor at UFC 229. The champion is from Dagestan Russia and fights out of the same location. He is 30 years old, stands at 5’ 10’’ and weighs 155 lbs. He has never lost a fight in his professional career and his last win was over Al Iaquinta in April of 2018. His pro venture started in 2008 in which time he has finished 12 of last wins and has 8 wins by KO. If you want to go up against Nurmagomedov, you should know that he can avoid 70% of attacks and 85% of attempted takedowns. On the other hand he is capable of successfully landing 49% of blows thrown and 45% of the grapples attempted.

The challenger in the main event is everyone’s favorite bad boy, Conor McGregor (21-3-0). McGregor is from Dublin Ireland and fights out of the same location. He is 30 years old, stands 5’9’’ tall and weighs 155 lbs. His last loss was against Nate Diaz in March of 2016 but in the rematch in August of the same year McGregor returned the favor. His professional career also date back to 2008 in which time he has 18 win by KO, 13 first-round finishes and he has won 17 of his last 18 bouts. Taking on McGregor will subject you to a 48% success rate of his attacks and 63% success rate in grappling. His deflection rate against blows is 57% whereas his deflection against grappling is at 74%.

Who is the favorite in the Nurmagomedov vs. McGregor fight?

The most recent line on the fight has the favorite in the fight as Khabib Nurmagomedov -167. The round total for the fight is Under 2.5 (-130). There are currently proposition options available as well such as exact “Fight Outcome” and “Will the fight go the distance?” is where the UFC 228 action’s at:

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(This content was originally posted to this page on September, 24 2018)

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