Next fight of Justin Gaethje is not determined yet.
UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov (28-0) in an interview to the Ushatayka YouTube channel said that his late father Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov was thinking about the interim title holder in this weight Justin Gaethje (22-2).
Dustin Porrier said that he would root for Justin Gaethje in his fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov. Poirier explained this by saying that in the case of Gaethje's victory, it will be easier for him to get the title fight. It is worth noting that Poirier and Gaethje already met in the octagon, and then the Diamond celebrated the victory.
UFC interim lightweight champion Justin Gaethje explained why he doesn't like to wrestle during a bout. According to Gaethje, wrestling takes a lot of energy.
UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov will hold his next fight against interim champion of the organization in this weight Justin Gaethje. The fight will take place on September 19 within UFC 253. At the moment, the venue of the fight remains unknown: either Las Vegas or Abu Dhabi. This information is reported by the Brazilian resource Combate. The promotion has not officially confirmed it yet.
Dana White, president of UFC, made an interesting statement: the functionary said that he was in anticipation of a duel between Justin Gaethje and Khabib Nurmagomedov. And he added that in the same anticipation of the duel of Conor McGregor with the winner of this pair.