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Justin Gaethje Will Fight Tony Ferguson In UFC 249 Main Event

UFC have confirmed that lightweight contender Justin Gaethje will step in to fight Tony Ferguson at UFC 249 following Khabib Nurmagomedov’s forced withdrawal. Khabib revealed last week that he was stranded in Dagestan amid the coronavirus outbreak and would not be able to leave to defend his title against Ferguson. The pair had originally been scheduled to fight for the …

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Khabib Hits Back At Critics After UFC 249 Main Event Collapses

Khabib Nurmagomedov has hit back at critics after he was forced to pull out of the UFC 249 main event against Tony Ferguson. The Lightweight champion is stranded in Dagestan due to the coronavirus outbreak. Khabib was scheduled to defend his title in a highly-anticipated bout with Tony Ferguson. However the travel restrictions caused by the coronavirus means that he …

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Khabib Nurmagomedov Confirms Withdrawal From UFC 249 Main Event

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Try and try as Dana White might but it would seem as though Khabib Nurmagomedov versus Tony Ferguson might never happen after the bout was officially cancelled at the fifth time of asking. World lightweight champion, Nurmagomedov, confirmed on Wednesday evening to confirm what many expected, that he would not be flying to the United States to defend his title …

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Dana White Looking To Make UFC 249 The “Baddest Card Ever”

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Dana White has said that the UFC are attempting to build the “baddest card that’s ever been done” despite the Covid-19 outbreak wreaking havoc worldwide. UFC 249 is due to go ahead as planned on April, 18 with lightweight world champion Khabib Nurmagomedov set to face long-standing rival Tony Ferguson at the fifth time of asking. However, the eagerly-anticipated fight …

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Jorge Masvidal Open To Khabib Showdown If The Money Is Right

UFC welterweight contender Jorge Masvidal has outlined that he would be open to a showdown with lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov at 155 if the price is right. Masvidal was previously a part of the lightweight division in the UFC but moved up to welterweight where he has found recent success, beating both Darren Till and Ben Askren as well as …

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UFC Cancel Next Three Events But Insist Ferguson V Khabib Will Happen

The UFC have announced that they have cancelled their next three scheduled events following the coronavirus outbreak which has decimated the sporting calendar. The promotion was forced to run it’s Brasilia show behind closed doors last weekend and despite efforts to reschedule their London and Columbus cards they have both had to be cancelled. April 11th’s card in Portland has …

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Jon Jones Makes Prediction for McGregor-Khabib Rematch

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Jon Jones has predicted that Khabib Nurmagomedov would beat Conor McGregor again, should the pair have a rematch this year. Jones, who is preparing to fight Dominick Reyes at UFC 247 on Saturday in Heuston, Texas, has claimed that Khabib would have a distinct advantage in the potential bout. “If I would put my money on it, I’m definitely going …

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Jon Jones: Conor McGregor Not In The Greatest Ever Conversation

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Jon Jones returns to the UFC Octagon this weekend when he defends his light-heavyweight title against Dominik Reyes at the Toyota Center in Houston.  Ahead of the UFC 247 main-event, Jones appeared on First Take, a daily debate show on ESPN. Responding to questions from Max Kellerman around finishing his career as the greatest mixed martial artist of all time, …

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Dana White Gives Timeframe For McGregor-Khabib Rematch

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Dana White has provided a potential timeframe for the eagerly-awaited rematch between Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov. According to the UFC president, the pair are likely to fight again during the autumn. First, Khabib has a fight with Tony Ferguson at UFC 249 on April 18. Rematch In January, McGregor returned to the octagon after over a year out of …

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“For Now He Can Fight Second-Rate Fighters Who Lose 7 Out Of 10 Fights”

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UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has ruled out a potential rematch with Conor McGregor even if The Notorious One defeats Donald Cerrone in January. The pair met in October 2018, with Khabib successfully defending his 155lb belt against McGregor, winning in the fourth round via submission. McGregor will make his return to the octagon in January as he takes on …

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Khabib Nurmagomedov Vs Tony Ferguson Set For Brooklyn In April

Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson look finally set to do battle for the UFC’s lightweight title, with April 18th in Brooklyn, New York, currently being targeted by Dana White. The pair have been on a collision course for the past few years and despite being scheduled to face each other on four separate occasions, weight-cutting issues and injuries have meant …

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Masvidal Vs. Diaz: Another Step In The Growth Of UFC Fight-Promotion?

Thursday night’s official press conference for UFC 244’s main-event pairing of Jorge Masvidal and Nate Diaz gave us an interesting insight into a potential change in the UFC’s attitude towards fight-promotion. Let’s be real, the presser was a bit of mess. Sound issues that were no doubt exacerbated by the choice of setting were joined by some excruciatingly bad questions …

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