LAS VEGAS — It’s official. UFC 229’s main event is on.
Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov both made weight at Friday’s morning weigh-ins, making their highly-anticipated lightweight championship bout official for Saturday night.
Nurmagomedov wasted no time walking to the scale, as he was the first fighter on the UFC 229 card to make weight, clocking in at 155 pounds.
McGregor was the third-to-last fighter to walk to the scale, and he clocked in at 154.5 pounds before letting out a loud roar.
The two lightweight combatants in the co-main event, Anthony Pettis and Tony Ferguson, also made weight making their critical bout official as well.
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