Conor McGregor vs Cowboy Cerrone weigh-in TODAY: Date and UK start time for fighters’ last meeting ahead of UFC 246

14 Jan

Conor McGregor and Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone will come face-to-face at their UFC 246 weigh-in on Friday.

The pair are the main event at this weekend’s UFC show where McGregor is gearing up to make his return to the sport following his 18-month absence after his defeat to Khabib Nurmagomedov.

Conor McGregor will fight Donald Cerrone at UFC 246
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The ‘Notorious’ is looking to reclaim his place at the top of the UFC and will begin that quest by taking on octagon veteran Cerrone this weekend.

The two superstars will meet at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday night but before that, they are set for a week of pre-fight build-up events.

McGregor and ‘Cowboy’ will hold their final press conference for the fight on Thursday and will then take to the scales on Friday, January 17.


The ceremonial weigh-in will take place at 3pm Pacific Time which is 11pm in the UK.

McGregor weighed in at 154.5lbs for his loss to Nurmagomedov but has now returned to welterweight, something he is relishing, according to his coach, John Kavanagh.

“This far out, obviously we would be lowering the amount of calories he can have and that’s not the case,” he told talkSPORT.com.


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“To give you an example; this far out we would be on fairly light, single sessions a day.

“[11 days before the fight] he did two heavy sessions and one of those sessions was a full on spar, which is incredibly unusual this close to the fight.

“But I can’t seem to tire the man out!

‘Cowboy’ Cerrone is a UFC veteran, who holds multiple records
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“He’s got boundless energy because there’s zero calorie deficit and the guys from Lockhart know what they are doing about loading someone up on energy.

“But it’s a lot of fun not having to hide every piece of food in this house from him!”

You can watch Friday’s weigh-in for free on the UFC’s YouTube channel.

talkSPORT.com will have full coverage of it and all the other talking points from fight week ahead of the main event this weekend.

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