Gallery Photos: UFC 229 open workouts view 17 images LAS VEGAS – Conor McGregor is never short on confidence, and things are no different going into Saturday’s lightweight title fight against Khabib Nurmagomedov . McGregor (21-3 MMA, 9-1 UFC) appeared in front of fans for a UFC 229 open workout for the first time in nearly two years Wednesday at Park Theatre. He hit the pads for cameras ahead of his encounter with Nurmagomedov (26-0 MMA, 10-0 UFC), then afterward delivered an impassioned speech about how he sees the fight going. “It’s good to be back,” McGregor told UFC reporter Megan Olivi. “I’m going to have a proper fight. I’m going to come out there fast.