… for UFC 229
10/5/2018 9:06 AM PDT
He also had weight issues at UFC 160 — when he was 3.5 pounds over the 155 limit when facing Abel Trujillo. They ultimately fought at a catch weight because Khabib couldn’t shed the weight in time.
There are much bigger stakes for Saturday’s fight against Conor McGregor — the lightweight championship is on the line.
But, Khabib showed up at the weigh-in 30 MINUTES before he was supposed to step on the scale — looking focused and ready to go.
Now, we’re just waiting on Conor — and if he also makes weight, the championship fight will be set.