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Conor McGregor “Guarantees” Fight With Justin Gaethje Next

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Conor McGregor has put his UFC lightweight rivals on blast claiming that he will fight Justin Gaethje next because champion Khabib Nurmagomedov is a bottler. Gathje captured the interim lightweight title at UFC 249 on Saturday evening after dismantling Tony Ferguson before stopping El Cucuy in the fifth round. The American’s prize for defeating Ferguson looks to be a shot …

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Dana White Believes Double Weight Cut May Have Cost Tony Ferguson

Dana White believes Tony Ferguson “looked off” and “slow” during his UFC 249 main event defeat to Justin Gaethje because he cut weight twice in a month. Ferguson fell short in his bid to re-capture the UFC interim lightweight title on Saturday night falling to a fifth-round stoppage defeat in Jacksonville. The event was originally due to take place at …

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Justin Gaethje Dominates Tony Ferguson But Refuses Interim Title

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Justin Gaethje dominated Tony Ferguson in their UFC 249 main event in Jacksonville, Florida en route to being crowned UFC interim-lightweight champion. However, Gaethje promptly removed his first UFC strap moments after the win announcing that he would only accept the real title which is currently held by Khabib Nurmagomedov. Gaethje def. Tony Ferguson, TKO (Punches), 3:39 R5 Ferguson v …

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Dana White Offers Khabib-Ferguson Update During Reddit AMA

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Dana White has provided an update on the future of the long-awaited bout between Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov.  The duo were originally set to fight at UFC 249, which was originally scheduled for April 18 at the Barclays Centre in Brooklyn, New York. However, due to the outbreak of Covid-19, the event was postponed to the new scheduled date …

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Daniel Cormier Prepared To Bow Out On Top Inside An Empty Arena

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Daniel Cormier says he is prepared for his retirement bout to go ahead inside an empty arena so long as his family is there to see it.   The former two-division World champion was due to face Stipe Miocic in a trilogy fight for the UFC heavyweight title, however, the bout has been thrown into disrepute after the ongoing pandemic paved …

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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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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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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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