A welterweight bout between Conor McGregor and Donald Cerrone is set for UFC 246 is Las Vegas at January 18.
It will be just McGregor’s third fight at welterweight. He fought Nate Diaz twice at the weight class in 2016, splitting the series.?
Cerrone, 36, is 36-13-0 (1 NC) in his career. He has the most wins (23) and finishes (16) in UFC history, though he’s never won a title belt. He’s also lost his last two matches, though on name recognition alone, the fight between McGregor and Cerrone should be an excellent draw for the UFC.
In recent interview Brett Okamoto asked Dana White when will be the UFC 246 Press Conference between Conor McGregor and Donald Cerrone and he said it will be during the Fight Week.
“We are doing something with them (Conor McGregor and Donald Cerrone). We will doing a press conference during Fight Week,” Dana White told?Brett Okamoto. “I don’t think he (Conor McGregor) doesn’t like to do the press conference ahead of time. I think if we pushed to a press conference Conor would have done it. I don’t think that would have been an issue. Conor doesn’t mind doing, he just likes to show up really late (laugh).”
Tickets for?UFC 246?are already sold out, within hours of coming on sale. The UFC released tickets to the event just a few days ago, the perfect Christmas gift for UFC fans. According to Yahoo! Sports??Kevin Iole, who got his information directly from UFC president?Dana White, tickets sold out on the very first day upon being released for sale. This has in turn already produced a $10 million dollar gate ahead of the event, which goes down January 18th at the T-Mobile Arena.
Who You Got, Conor McGregor or Donald Cerrone?