Next fight of Justin Gaethje is not determined 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.
UFC interim lightweight champion Justin Gaethje tweeted a post saying he would pray for Abdulmanap, the father of Khabib Nurmagomedov, who recently underwent surgery and was in coma recently.
By tradition, after each of its events, UFC promotion gives out bonuses. The 249th event, which took place on May 9 in Jacksonville, was no exception. So, Justin Gaethje won in two categories: “Fight of the evening” and “Performance of the evening”. Accordingly, Justin earned 100 thousand dollars of bonuses. Another winner in the “Fight of the Evening” nomination was Tony Ferguson, who lost to Gaethje by TKO.
249th UFC became a history in Jacksonville. In the main event of the evening Justin Gaethje scored TKO win against Tony Ferguson and gained the title of interim UFC lightweight champion. Here're all the results of the event: