The UFC hotshot will make his arrival to the Octagon on Jan. 18 at UFC 246 out of a welterweight matchup against Donald Cerrone, as indicated by Brett Okamoto of ESPN. It will be only McGregor’s third battle at welterweight. He battled Nate Diaz twice at the weight class in 2016, parting the arrangement. He additionally hasn’t battled since 2018 at UFC 229, when he was presented by Khabib Nurmagomedov in a lightweight title battle. That battle got scandalous for what occurred after the match, when quarrels broke over between the two contenders’ camps. McGregor was eventually suspended a half year as far as it matters for him in the experience, while Nurmagomedov was restricted for nine months.
The 31-year-old McGregor (21-4) stays one of the UFC’s most disputable figures, both for his reckless and candid character and his lawful history outside of the Octagon. McGregor conceded to punching a man in a bar in April, paying a fine. He is additionally being examined in Ireland for two separate allegations of rape, however he has not been charged. What’s more, McGregor consented to a supplication bargain in July 2018 and confessed to tumultuous direct in the wake of assaulting a transport in the seven day stretch of UFC 223. As a piece of the request bargain, he had all lawful offense accusations against him dropped. In the Octagon, be that as it may, he’s for some time been perhaps the best draw and top warriors.
Cerrone, 36, will be 36-13-0 (1 NC) in his vocation. He has the most successes (23) and completions (16) in UFC history, however he’s always lost a title belt. He’s additionally lost his keep going two matches, however on name acknowledgment alone, the battle among McGregor and Cerrone ought to be a great draw for the UFC.