October 6, 2018, will see the return of Conor McGregor as he steps into the Octagon for the UFC Lightweight Championship against the undefeated and current champion Khabib “The Eagle” Nurmagomedov. The event will take place in Sin City at the T-Mobile Arena in Paradise, Nevada and has already stirred up the betting community with bookmakers offering Conor McGregor vs Khabib Nurmagomedov free bets and other bonuses in anticipation of an exciting fight. Moreover, as MMA remains a hot property when it comes to betting, the weeks preceding the battle will have punters and bookmakers analysing the mental and physical strengths of both the fighters to make informed bets.[su_youtube url=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/LKZjEC0rBBw” width=”200″ height=”200″]
What makes the fight attractive is that it sees both Khabib and Conor approach the ring with a lot to prove and simultaneously lose. This fight is going to be Conor’s first after trying his hand and losing in boxing, whereas Khabib would want to keep his winning record in the MMA intact.
The fight is going to be hugely profitable for the UFC as this pay-per-view is projected to rake n record-breaking numbers, but with Conor McGregor vs Khabib Nurmagomedov free bets, you can expect a lot of money to be made in the betting world as well.
The 30-year-old Irishman, McGregor has attained almost mythical status in MMA for his passionate fighting style as well as his antics outside the ring. A former lightweight and featherweight champion he began his MMA journey in 2008 and since then has gone on to win 21 fights, 18 of which were by knockout. Although McGregor is being considered the underdog for this fight at +120, the fact remains that his fans are going to forget about the statistics for one minute, and the incident before UFC 223, to nevertheless pour in with their bets. McGregor is hungry for the title and eager to get back in the Octagon after almost two years making him a formidable opponent who is going to give everything he’s got to make this comeback memorable and off course punish him for disrespecting his longtime friend and teammate Artem Lobov.
A favourite with the bookmakers with -160 odds, betting on Khabib might lead to smaller profits, but it is a better and safer option. Khabib is not only the current UFC Lightweight Champion, but the 5′ 10″ Russian has a record of 26 wins from 26 fights, 8 of which are via knockout.
One of the reasons why Khabib remains a favourite with the bettors is that he unlike McGregor has been active in the ring winning his last fight against Iaquinta at UFC 223 in April of this year. However, if you want to make the most of the Conor McGregor vs Khabib Nurmagomedov free bets, remember that McGregor has one of the fastest left hands in the business, and that could very well be the game changer, and a chance on him could lead to more significant gains.
There is no denying that the fight is one of the most awaited MMA sporting events in the coming months. The legendary standing of both individual fighters promises a thrilling bout with rising enthusiasm among bettors, especially with Conor McGregor vs Khabib Nurmagomedov free bets on offer to entice more punters to partake in the event.
Surprisingly though, when fight details first came out in public, Khabib was quick to question the announcement in a tweet adding to a sense of mystery and some confusion to it all. Nevertheless, it is clear now that the fight is on and a war of words has already begun between both the camps adding to the drama and intensity of the battle.