The Ultimate Fighting Championship 246 will take place on January 18th, 2020 and the venue is the T-Mobile Arena which is located in Paradise Nevada, US. The major fight is between two former division two champions Conor McGregor and his former UFC lightweight championship counterpart Donald Cerrone. Cerrone is the challenger in the fight which is one of the biggest events that will happen in January 2020. These are the event headliner and several fights are included in that tickets. The most important amongst the tickets include the fight between champion Holly Holm and the former title challenger Raquel Pennington. The fight was expected to take place during UFC 243 which happened sometimes in 2015. It is now going to be part of UFC 246. This fight is to take place in no other than the T-Mobile Arena which is located in Las Vegas, the United States of America
UFC 246 will take place on Saturday, Jan. 18. The early prelims for the event begin at 6:15 p.m. ET. Prelims begin at 8 p.m. ET and are e depends on the length of the earlier fights.
Where is the T-Mobile Arena?
T-Mobile Arena is located in the Las Vegas Strip of Paradise in the State of Nevada. It is the multipurpose indoor arena located within that strip. The area is very popular because of the important events that take place here such as the National Hockey League. The Arena was opened for business in the year 2016, and it has become very attractive for the most important sporting event especially those with an international dimension. The center has been used for other important events such as concerts and other entertainment purposes. Most importantly, this venue is now used for other important activities such as the mixed martial arts events as well as professional boxing and other sporting events such as the UFC 246.
UFC 246 Main Card
UFC 246 is the major UFC explosive event for January 2020. This is because of the caliber of fighters who would be engaged on that date. There are lots of fights billed for that date. The major event or the main card of that day would be the fight between Conor McGregor and his challenger Donald Cerrone. The fight is generated a lot of interest because these fighters were former champions. McGregor was the former two-division champion while his challenger was the former UFC champion. This is going to be the event headliner as the two met previously.
UFC 246 Prelims
Before the major fights or the main event is to take place, there are several other prelims there are lined up to get fans entertained. These prelims were not just for entertainment; they were meant to determine a winner or champion between the fighters. One such prelim includes the bantamweight for women fight between the champion Holly Holm and the Raquel Pennington who was the former title challenger. This is not going to be the first time the two fighters are to meet. They met before in UFC 184 which was in 2015, and Holm won that encounter through a split decision. They were to meet again in UFC 243 but that never happened. This is an opportunity for the challenger to prove her worth.
UFC 246 Early Prelims
Several other prelims are billed to take place. These fights were included in the card. Here are some of the preliminary fights that would take place that date and they are as follows
- Holly Holms Vs Raquel Pennington, this fight is for Women’s Bantamweight bout
- Andre Fili vs Sodiq Yusuf, this is for featherweight bout
- Roxanne Modafferi Vs Maycee Barber, Women’s flyweight bout
- Nasrat Haqparast Vs Drew Dober, Lightweight bout
- Grant Dawson Vs Chas Skelly, Featherweight bout
- Aleksei Oleinik Vs Maurice Greene, Heavyweight bout
- Anthony Pettis vs Carlos Diego Ferreira, Lightweight bout.
- Tim Elliot Vs Askar Askarov, Flyweight bout
- Brian Kelleher Vs Ode Osbourne, Bantamweight bout
- Sabina Mazo Vs JJ Aldrich, Women’s Strawweight bout
- Claudia Gadelha Vs Alexa Grasso, Women’s Strawweight bout.