Conor McGregor to fight Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 229 in Las Vegas

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White, who's experienced frustrating talks with Diaz and his brother, Nick, for more than a decade, said, "Stylistically, it's an incredible fight".

McGregor was arrested, but was sentenced last month to perform five days of community service, avoiding jail time in a plea deal.

"I'm not fighting on that show", Diaz tweeted moments after stepping off stage, adding an expletive directed toward the UFC.

With the fight between Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov seemingly inevitable, the question remains where and when will the pair face off.

McGregor first laid the groundwork for his fight against Nurmagomedov back in April when he attacked a bus full of UFC fighters, including the Lightweight champ, at Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

Tickets for UFC 229 are sure to be a hot ticket with some insane prices now that the highly anticipated return of Conor McGregor has been announced.

McGregor, a two-weight world champion, is aiming to win back his old UFC Lightweight title which he was stripped of after failing to defend the strap.

UFC lightweight Dustin Poirier chats with Brett Okamoto about the decision of waiting on a potential title shot in favor of taking on Nate Diaz at UFC 230 in November at Madison Square Garden.

Since then, McGregor's return to the UFC has been teased but the two sides couldn't come to an agreement. Diaz vented his frustration that White supported McGregor while the Irishman was going through a similar circumstance with Showtime and Mayweather, but that White didn't give him the same support in public and also claimed that Diaz was turning down fights.

The UFC announced late on Friday night that McGregor and Nurmagomedov will headline UFC 229 on October 6 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

"This is a championship fight right here ..."

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