UFC 229 pits Conor McGregor, who hasn't had a match in two years, against Khabib Nurmagomedov, who hasn't lost any of his 26 matches, on Oct. 6 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The two have a contentious recent history that promises to make the fight beyond explosive. Be sure and check out our guide on , and start following these social media accounts in the run-up to the main event for commentary, color and drama before, during and after the fight.
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McGregor and Nurmagomedov on Twitter
McGregor sends Tweets from @TheNotoriousMMA, which has 7.24 million followers, while Nurmagomedov posts from @TeamKhabib, where he has 315,000 followers. Will they @ each other before the match? Sign in and see.
They're on the Gram, too!
McGregor's Instagram account @thenotoriousmma has over 25 million followers attuned for fight videos, street style and the occasional family pic. Nurmagomedov's handle is @khabib_nurmagomedov, where he's got over five million followers.
The pay-per-view carrier
Get with @UFCFightPass to be reminded when everything starts, and to maybe even get some fun facts along the way. Is this fight fun?
From the boxing and MMA worlds
RBRBoxing will present round-by-round coverage of the fight as it happens, while MMAFighting and Ring Magazine should be good spots for photos. And we have a feeling that UFC head Dana White is going to be a good person to follow as well.