UFC 246 goes down on Saturday, January 18, 2020, and features the return of Conor McGregor. The Irish bad boy takes on Donald Cerrone in the evening’s main event. In anticipation of that bout, the promotion has put out UFC 246 countdown.
Watch the UFC 246 Countdown
UFC 246 kicks off 2020 with the McGregor returning to the Octagon to face Cerrone. Plus, Anthony “Showtime” Pettis takes on Carlos Diego Ferreira. See these athletes train and prepare ahead of their bouts.
McGregor (21-4) is arguably the largest draw under the UFC banner, however, he has not graced the Octagon since October 2018. “Notorious” hit the scene with a bang and wound up winning the UFC featherweight and lightweight championships. The 31-year-old has not defended either of those titles. This contest against Cerrone will be held at 170-pounds, which McGregor has fought twice at. He went 1-1 against Nate Diaz at welterweight.
Cerrone (36-13, 1NC) is one of the most active fighters in the UFC. “Cowboy” has fought at both lightweight and welterweight. The entire calendar year of 2019, the 36-year-old returned to 155-pounds and 2-2 earning four bonus awards. Most recently Cerrone lost to Justin Gaethje by first-round stoppage.
The McGregor vs. Cerrone bout will take place on January 18, 2020, at UFC 246. This is currently the only bout announced for the pay-per-view fight card.
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