UFC president Dana White said that the winner of the duel of Tony Ferguson and Justin Gaethje will face the lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov. According to White, the fight will take place in autumn.
UFC president Dana White, as promised, announced full card of its 249th tournament, which will be held on April 18. Ferguson vs Gaethje bout will headline the event.
Tony Ferguson believes that Khabib Nurmagomedov, the current UFC lightweight champion, did not have really strong opponents.
This morning there was a press conference dedicated to the upcoming fight of Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson. While talking to media they uttered against each other a lot of unpleasant things. As a result at face off the degree of emotions intensity was much higher than normal. Nurmagomedov kicked Ferguson's belt, which he laid on the floor.
Javier Mendez, the coach of the current UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, told about his expectations from the fight of his fighter against Tony Ferguson. They will enter the octagon at the UFC 249 tournament in Brooklyn on April 18.