Las Vegas: The UFC will kick off 2020 UFC 246 when former lightweight and featherweight champion Conor McGregor takes on Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone.
UFC 246: McGregor vs. Cerrone will take place Saturday, Jan. 18 at T-Mobile Arena and the main event will stream live nationally on Pay-Per-View, exclusively through ESPN+ in the U.S. Preliminary fights will air nationally in English on ESPN and on ESPN Deportes (in Spanish) starting at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT with the early prelims simulcast on UFC Fight Pass and ESPN+ at 6:15 p.m. ET/3:15 p.m. PT.
The UFC is rolling out its Embedded Vlog series and FightBook MMA will have all the episodes as soon as the promotion makes them available. You can watch Episode #2 in the video above. If you missed any of the episodes you can go here: Episode #1.
In the main event, Conor McGregor (21-4) fighting out of Dublin, Ireland will face Donald Cerrone (36-13 1NC) fighting out of Albuquerque, N.M. In the co-main event, Former women’s bantamweight champion and No. 3 ranked contender Holly Holm (12-5) fighting out of Albuquerque, N.M. will take on No. 6 Raquel Pennington (10-8) fighting out of Colorado Springs, Colo. in a highly anticipated rematch. To read more about this event you can go here.
Straight from the YouTube description:
On Episode 2 of UFC 246 Embedded, headliner Cowboy Cerrone enjoys the blue collar side of Sin City. Bantamweight Raquel Pennington and fiance Tecia Torres unwind with a dog park visit and pedicures. Lightweight Diego Ferreira arrives in town with his wife and son for their first fight week in Las Vegas. Irish star Conor McGregor fakes his way through an interview about college (American) football and gets in another training session at UFC Performance Institute. UFC 246 Embedded is an all-access, behind-the-scenes video blog leading up to the return of Conor McGregor on Saturday, January 18th. Order the Pay-Per-View at ESPNPlus.com/PPV
UFC 246: McGregor vs. Cerrone fight card:
(Pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET)
Conor McGregor vs. Donald Cerrone
Holly Holm vs. Raquel Pennington
Maurice Greene vs. Aleksei Oleinik
Claudia Gadelha vs. Alexa Grasso
Diego Ferreira vs. Anthony Pettis
PRELIMINARY CARD #2
(ESPN, 8 p.m. ET)
Maycee Barber vs. Roxanne Modafferi
Andre Fili vs. Sodiq Yusuff
Drew Dober vs. Nasrat Haqparast
Grant Dawson vs. Chas Skelly
PRELIMINARY CARD #1
(ESPN+, 6:15 p.m. ET)
Aleksa Camur vs. Justin Ledet
Askar Askarov vs. Tim Elliott
Brian Kelleher vs. Ode Osbourne
J.J. Aldrich vs. Sabina Mazo
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