UFC 246: McGregor vs. Cowboy is an upcoming mixed martial arts event produced by the Ultimate Fighting Championship that is scheduled to take place on January 18, 2020 at T-Mobile Arena in Paradise, Nevada, part of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Area.
A welterweight bout between former UFC Featherweight and Lightweight Champion Conor McGregor and former lightweight title challenger Donald Cerrone is expected to serve as the event headliner.
A women’s bantamweight rematch between former UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Holly Holm and former title challenger Raquel Pennington was initially scheduled to take place at UFC 243.The pairing previously met in February 2015 at UFC 184, with Holm winning the encounter via split decision. However, it was revealed on September 27, 2019 that Holm withdrew from the bout due to a hamstring injury and the bout was cancelled. The bout has been rescheduled and is now expected to take place at this event.
Grant Dawson was expected to face Chas Skelly in a featherweight bout at the event. However, on January 14, Dawson announced that he was forced to withdraw from the bout.