Love him or hate him, there is not anything pretty like a Conor McGregor fight. The build-up, the media, the interviews -- McGregor has a manner of elevating the stakes of every unmarried contest he is involved in to absolute fever pitch. This time he's testing his precise excessive-pressure/counter-punching style towards Donald Cerrone, a fighter additionally acknowledged for being concerned in pleasing fights. The twist? The fight is at welterweight (one hundred seventy kilos), not at featherweight (a hundred forty five) where McGregor made his popularity, or light-weight (a hundred and fifty five) in which McGregor became also as soon as champion. Welterweight offers Cerrone, who had a completely a success run at one hundred seventy, a awesome size gain over McGregor.
In quick, this isn't always a song-up fight. it is a charming suit-up that most assume McGregor to win, but this is MMA and something can take place.
UFC 246 combat time table
Date: Saturday, Jan. 18
Time: 6:15 p.m. ET
Prelims: 8 p.m. ET
PPV card: 10 p.m. ET
fundamental occasion: 12:15 a.m. ET (approximate)
UFC 246 will take region on Saturday, Jan. 18. The early prelims for the event start at 6:15 p.m. ET. Prelims begin at 8 p.m. ET and are on ESPN2. The PPV event, which capabilities five fights, begins at 10 p.m. ET on ESPN+. McGregor and Cerrone need to take their ring walks around 12:15 a.m. ET, despite the fact that the precise time depends on the duration of the sooner fights.