UFC 246 - Conor McGregor v Donald 'Cowboy' Cerrone: Date, Venue, Undercard, TV, UK Start Time, Odds

UFC 246  - Conor McGregor v Donald 'Cowboy' Cerrone: Date, Venue, Undercard, TV, UK Start Time, Odds

The Notorious One is an odds-on favourite at the bookies

What is the main event?

UFC 246’s main event pits two of the biggest names in the UFC against each other.

The Notorious Conor McGregor will fight veteran mixed martial artist, Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone in a welterweight bout.

Conor McGregor is without a doubt one of the biggest names in the UFC, known by even those have never seen a fight in the octagon.

But McGregor has a point to prove since he lost the lightweight belt at UFC 229 to Khabib Nurmagomedov in October of 2018.

This is McGregor’s first fight since then and he won’t want to miss out on the opportunity to show UFC president Dana White that he’s deserving of another title shot.

Former Lightweight Champion in 2015, Cerrone holds the UFC record for the most wins and the most finishes and there is no place Conor McGregor and his fans to be complacent.

Cerrone has lost his last two fights, however, with his most recent being against close friend Justin Gaethje in a fight which Gaethje seemed to find no struggle, and ended in the first round (4:18).

McGregor has had a lot of time to train since his last fight, and fans will be hoping he’s been practising his wrestling.

Cerrone is a fighter who has no problem adapting to his opponent he’s shown he’s got the ability to win in any style and McGregor will need to be careful of Cerrone’s ability to adapt

What date is McGregor v Cerrone

The fight will take place on Sunday, the 19th of January

What is the venue for McGregor v Cerrone?

The venue for McGregor v Cerrone is the T-Mobile Arena, Paradise, Nevada.

What is the undercard for McGregor v Cerrone?

Excluding the prelims, to avoid mentioning the total 13 fights that will be taking place at UFC 246:

Holly Holm V Raquel Pennington – Woman’s Bantamweight

Aleksei Oleinik V Maurice Greene – Men’s Heavyweight

Claudia Gadelha V Alexa Grasso  - Woman’s Strawweight

Anthony Pettis V Diego Ferreira - Men’s Lightweight

What UK TV channel is McGregor vs Cerrone on?

The whole of UFC 246 will be shown on BT Sports Box Office.

What time will is McGregor vs Cerrone start in the UK?

With the fight taking place in Las Vegas, and the main event is expected for 3 am GMT (including undercard), prelims at 1 am and the early prelims at 11:15.

What are the odds for is McGregor vs Cerrone?

Conor McGregor is the favourite for this bout at 1/3 he’s taken 64% of all bets for this fight as many expect him to deliver another masterclass.

Despite his record, 36 UFC wins Donald Cerrone has only collected 36% of bets to win this bout, you can back him at 5/2.

Both of these fighters average fight time runs into the second round McGregor at 9:02 and Cerrone at 9:49. You can back the fight ending in round two at 4/1.

However for McGregor to win in round two is 5/1. While Cerrone is at 20/1. However, 56% of betters are backing McGregor to win in the first round at 2/1.

While most punters (90%) are not expecting the fight to go the distance at 2/11, if you think it will you can back it at 4/1, with McGregor on points at 17/2 and Cerrone on points at 8/1.