Any considerations about Lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov not making weight for the UFC 229 predominant occasion title combat might be put to relaxation. The undefeated Russian champ was the primary to step on the size moments in the past on the ficial weigh-in, checking in at an ideal 155 kilos. McGregor weighed in at 145.5.
Khabib has had points with making weight previously. He bailed out his UFC 209 combat in opposition to Tony Ferguson after being hospitalized whereas attempting to chop weight, and likewise had points at UFC 160, when he was three.5 kilos over the 155-pound restrict when going through Abel Trujillo.
Khabib, Conor and different fighters on the UFC 229 card may even weigh-in once more later tonight at eight pm ET for the dwell ceremonial video stream and facef.
Check out the Khabib weigh-in, in addition to the total dwell stream video, embedded beneath.
According to Bovada, Khabib remains to be favored in opposition to the 30-year previous Irish famous person. When the bout was introduced again in August, Khabib opened as a -200 favourite, whereas McGregor was listed at +160. With the championship combat now simply days away, Khabib remains to be predicted to retain however his odds have dropped to -160, whereas Conor is now a +150 underdog.
In addition to McGregor vs Khabib, the UFC 229 co-main occasion may even characteristic former interim light-weight champion Tony Ferguson (-360) in opposition to Anthony Pettis, who’s listed as a +270 underdog.
Other fights on the UFC 229 predominant card, scheduled to get underway at 10pm ET, embrace a Women’s Strawweight bout between Michelle Waterson and Felice Herrig, a Light Heavyweight combat that includes Ovince Saint Preux and Dominick Reyes, and Derrick Lewis vs Alexander Volkov within the Heavyweight division.