15 Jan From the section Mixed Martial Arts Irishman Conor McGregor is a former two-division UFC championConor McGregor makes his UFC return when he fights Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone in Las Vegas this weekend – and the fight is live on BBC Radio 5 Live in the early hours of Sunday, 19 January.Here’s how you can…
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Conor McGregor makes his UFC return when he fights Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone in Las Vegas this weekend – and the fight is live on BBC Radio 5 Live in the early hours of Sunday, 19 January.
Here’s how you can follow coverage and build-up on the BBC all week:
BBC Radio 5 Live & BBC Sounds:
- Live radio commentary of UFC 246 on fight night – starting at approximately 03:00 GMT on BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra, then switching to BBC Radio 5 Live from 04:30;
- Commentary team of Brendan Fitzgerald, ex-UFC fighter Dan Hardy and MMA journalist Nick Peet;
- A series of special podcasts building up UFC 246 – released Thursday, Friday and Saturday morning UK time on BBC Sounds.
The BBC Sport website and app:
- Reports and video from the pre-fight news conference and weigh-in events;
- Written features on McGregor, Cerrone and co-main event star Holly Holm;
- Video features on McGregor’s stylist and the fans who have followed him to Las Vegas;
- Live text commentary of the UFC 246 main events in the early hours of Sunday, 19 January.
- A pre-fight feature video special on McGregor v Cerrone;
- McGregor and Holm archive fights from previous UFC events.