McGregor vs Cowboy The UFC kicks off 2020 with the biggest star in combat sports UFC 246 on Saturday, Jan. 18 from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Conor McGregor vs “Cowboy” Cerrone.
It’s fight week for UFC 246, and that means the return of the biggest draw in mixed martial arts.
Conor McGregor hasn’t been in the UFC’s Octagon since 2018. On Saturday in the main event of UFC 246, McGregor faces future UFC Hall-of-Famer Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone in a fight that is sure to draw the masses and could perhaps be the first step toward The Notorious’ charge to another world title.
Here is how you can watch.
Date: Saturday, January 18
Time: Early Prelims at 6:30 pm, Prelims at 8 pm, and Main Card at 10 pm ET
TV: ESPN for Prelims
Live Stream: ESPN+ Early Prelims and PPV Main Card.
McGregor is still the biggest name in MMA and arguably the most significant draw in combat sports. His return to action in 2020 could spark a massive increase in revenue for the promotion and the sport on a whole.
McGregor’s return could have been against anyone and there would have still been a mass appeal, but his opponent on Saturday has his own sizable cheering section. Cerrone is one of the more beloved and accomplished fighters in UFC history. Up to this point, championship glory has eluded him, but there is no doubt, a win over McGregor would skyrocket to the top of his achievement list.
UFC 246 takes place Saturday night with the highly anticipated return of Conor McGregor at the top of the bill, and MMA Junkie Radio hosts “Gorgeous” George and “Goze” will have live streaming commentary via SportsCastr that kicks off just before the main card at 9:30 p.m. ET.
McGregor, a former UFC two-division champion, will step inside the octagon for the first time in 15 months when he takes on Donald Cerrone in the welterweight main event.
UFC 246 takes place at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas and features a solid lineup from top to bottom. Here’s the five-fight main card: