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Tyron Woodley calls for fight against Colby Covington at UFC 249 unless Tony Ferguson wants to scrap

Tyron Woodley continues to call for a fight with Colby Covington but says he’s also interested in taking on Tony Ferguson. On Monday morning, Khabib Nurmagomedov announced he is stuck …read more

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Free Fight! Watch Khabib Smash, Submit Shalorus In UFC Debut

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It’s looking less and less likely that Khabib Nurmagomedov will be able to make his lightweight title fight against Tony …read more

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White Gives Update On Status Of UFC 249

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Current Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight champion, Khabib Nurmagomedov, is still trying to find a way out of Russia in order to make his …read more

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Pros react to Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson potential cancellation

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While it isn’t officially off just yet, it seems that the highly anticipated lightweight title fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson may be on …read more

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Colby Covington, Tyron Woodley offer to meet on April 18 to help save UFC 249

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

If UFC 249 is moving forward, the promotion has a lot of options.
On the heels of the news that UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov may …read more

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Twitter reacts to Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson being in jeopardy at UFC 249

All signs point to Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson not fighting at UFC 249, and the combat sports world is doing a collective facepalm.
Despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic that has …read more

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Ferguson tells Khabib to stop ‘hiding in Russia’: Don’t try and back out now

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Tony Ferguson calls out Khabib Nurmagomedov on Twitter. Dana White may finally be out of options for UFC 249, as Khabib Nurmagomedov revealed earlier …read more

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What's next for UFC 249 if Khabib Nurmagomedov is out?

The lightweight champ says he’s stuck in Russia, so our panel considers who could step in against Tony Ferguson. …read more

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One UFC 249 leading location now appears to be out of the picture

Along with Khabib Nurmagomedov now being a scratch for UFC 249 on April 18, it appears that one of the leading locations in the United States for it to take …read more

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Dustin Poirier offers to fight Tony Ferguson at UFC 249

Dustin Poirier is ready and willing to fight Tony Ferguson in the new main event of the chaotic UFC 249 card. Early this morning, UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov took …read more

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Justin Gaethje Could Replace Khabib To Fight Tony Ferguson At UFC 249

Justin Gaethje could be stepping in to fight Tony Ferguson on April 18 at UFC 249. On Monday morning, Khabib Nurmagomedov took to Instagram Live to announce he is stuck …read more

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Dustin Poirier offers to face Tony Ferguson on short notice at UFC 249

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

If Tony Ferguson needs a new opponent, a former interim lightweight champion is ready to accept the challenge.
With reigning lightweight king Khabib Nurmagomedov stuck …read more

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Dana White on UFC 249 location: ‘When you need to know, I’ll let you know’

The UFC 249 main event between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson is now seemingly a no-go thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, but UFC President Dana White is still insistent that …read more

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Odds revealed on who will replace Khabib Nurmagomedov against Tony Ferguson at UFC 249

The sportsbooks have revealed the odds on who will replace Khabib Nurmagomedov against Tony Ferguson in the main event of UFC 249. Nurmagomedov revealed on Monday that he is stuck …read more

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Khabib-Ferguson likely off again as travel limited

The UFC may have been hoping the fifth time would be the charm, but the scheduled title fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson is likely off again due to …read more

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Report: Ferguson Vs Gaethje Possible For UFC 249

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Reigning lightweight champion, Khabib Nurmagomedov, is currently stuck in his native Dagestan because Russia has locked down international travel in …read more

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Report | Tony Ferguson offered Justin Gaethje for UFC 249

UFC lightweight contender Tony Ferguson has reportedly been offered a fight against Justin Gaethje if Khabib Nurmagomedov cannot fight at UFC 249. Nurmagomedov said on Monday that he is stuck …read more

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Quarantined Khabib Insists UFC 249 Will Proceed ‘With Or Without Him’

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight champion, Khabib Nurmagomedov, is currently training in his native Dagestan, unsure if he’ll defend his 155-pound strap …read more

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Tony Ferguson sends message to ‘hiding’ Khabib Nurmagomedov

Early on Monday morning, UFC lightweight champ Khabib Nurmagomedov announced that he is stranded in Russia due to the country’s new travel bans, thrusting his fight with Tony Ferguson into …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov stranded in Russia: UFC 249 will go ahead ‘with or without me’

It seems that the UFC 249 main event, which was expected to pit Khabib Nurmagomedov against Tony Ferguson, could be off the table again. There has been widespread worry over …read more

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Daniel Cormier Thinks Khabib Presents ‘A Lot Of Problems’ For Tony Ferguson

Daniel Cormier believes Tony Ferguson will have his work cut out for him against Khabib Nurmagomedov. Nurmagomedov is scheduled to put his UFC lightweight championship on the line against Ferguson …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov Reveals He’s Stranded in Russia Due to Travel Restrictions

The UFC 249 headliner could be in serious jeopardy, as Khabib Nurmagomedov is apparently stranded in Russia due to government travel restrictions in response to the coronavirus pandemic. …read more

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Morning Report: Khabib Nurmagomedov stranded in Russia, says the UFC is looking to continue UFC 249 ‘with or without me’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

For weeks, UFC President Dana White has insisted that UFC 249 and the lightweight title fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson would proceed as …read more

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Tony Ferguson waiting for location, says travel ban won't save 'hiding' Khabib Nurmagomedov

Heading into April, the UFC is yet to announce a location for UFC 249.
With the ongoing coronavirus outbreak and travel bans implemented globally, time is seemingly winding down on the …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov says he's under lockdown in Russia, UFC 249 may go ahead 'with or without me'

The much-anticipated UFC lightweight title fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson looks set to fall by the wayside for a fifth time.
UFC lightweight champion Nurmagomedov (28-0 MMA, 12-0 UFC) …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov says he's under lockdown in Russia, UFC 249 may go ahead 'with or without me'

The much-anticipated UFC lightweight title fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson looks set to fall by the wayside for a fifth time.
UFC lightweight champion Nurmagomedov appeared on Instagram Live …read more

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Tony Ferguson to Khabib: ‘Travel Bans Will Not Prevent Me From Whoopin’ That Ass’

Tony Ferguson is as enthusiastic as ever about the prospect of squaring off against Khabib Nurmagomedov. …read more

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Daniel Cormier: Khabib Nurmagomedov is ‘so good’ that opponents know what’s coming and they still can’t stop him

Khabib Nurmagomedov (red gloves) submits Conor McGregor at UFC 229 | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Few fighters know Khabib Nurmagomedov better than Daniel Cormier.
The former two-division champion has served …read more

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Russia’s cross-border travel ban potentially buries Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson

Fight fans are on pins and needles wondering if April’s highly anticipated UFC 249 main event between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson will happen. The lightweight title fight was initially …read more

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Beef Wars - History of UFC 249: Nurmagomedov vs. Ferguson

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From tripping on cables to a global pandemic, the history of Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson has more layers than a tiramisu. The saga of Khabib …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson: Who has the better resume?

If everything goes according to plan, Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson will finally collide in the main event of UFC 249 on April 18. The card will not occur in …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov’s manager defends UFC 249 moving ahead as scheduled: ‘These guys want to fight’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

As the debate rages on regarding UFC 249 moving ahead as scheduled in the middle of a global pandemic, one prominent manager is defending the …read more

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Daniel Cormier doubtful fight schedule will continue as planned following UFC 249

Daniel Cormier believes that Tony Ferguson vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 249 will take place next month. However, he remains sceptical about the destiny of future events. The former two-division …read more

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Morning Report: Joe Rogan comments on Dana White’s plan to move forward with UFC 249

Since the outbreak of the coronavirus, UFC President Dana White has insisted that the lightweight title fight between champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson at UFC 249 will still take …read more

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Artem Lobov says ‘focused’ Conor McGregor deserves Khabib rematch, confident he’d dethrone the champ

Artem Lobov believes his teammate and friend, Conor McGregor deserves the chance to rematch Khabib Nurmagomedov. McGregor and Nurmagomedov fought back at UFC 229 where the lead up to the …read more

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Daniel Cormier believes UFC 249 will happen, not as confident about full fight schedule afterwards

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

It’s hard to believe anybody wants to see Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson fight on schedule more than UFC president Dana White, but Daniel Cormier …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov doesn't fight during Ramadan, so UFC 249's timing is crucial

The lightweight champ is a devout Muslim, so he won’t fight between April 23-May 23, meaning any delay of UFC 249 could be a problem. …read more

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Disrespect shown to Tony Ferguson could be calamitous for Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Conor McGregor II

Objects in the mirror may be closer than they appear, but it’s truly the offbeat, borderline eccentric madman riding shotgun that should be most concerning to UFC lightweight king Khabib …read more

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Oddsmakers reveal most likely location for UFC 249

Oddsmakers have released the most likely location for UFC 249. On April 18th, the eagerly anticipated matchup between Tony Ferguson vs Khabib Nurmagomedov is expected to headline the UFC 249 …read more

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Florida leads online betting odds for UFC 249 location

Khabib Nurmagomedov, Dana White, and Tony Ferguson | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

If the oddsmakers are right, the mega matchup between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson will still happen …read more

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Ali Abdelaziz says Khabib Nurmagomedov doesn't fight for the money: 'He's a little different'

LAS VEGAS – Khabib Nurmagomedov is different, according to his manager, Ali Abdelaziz.
UFC lightweight champion Nurmagomedov (28-0 MMA, 12-0 UFC) has competed against a dozen opponents under the promotion’s banner. …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov returns to Russia to finish training camp for UFC 249

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Khabib Nurmagomedov is going home to finish his training camp in preparation to face Tony Ferguson at UFC 249.
With the coronavirus pandemic shutting down many …read more

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Justin Gaethje once again calls out Conor McGregor: It’s his choice

Justin Gaethje has said the only way Conor McGregor can prove he’s worthy of a Khabib Nurmagomedov rematch is to fight him. The No. 4 ranked lightweight has been calling …read more

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Dana White confirms closed-door venue for UFC 249

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Dana White says he has secured a venue for the controversial UFC 249 event headlined by Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson. Dana White promised …read more

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Could UFC Scrap Khabib vs Ferguson In Favor Of McGregor Rematch?

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As the days go by, the chances of Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson hooking them up at UFC 249 on April 18 seems less …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov says he doesn’t ‘understand what’s going on at all’ with his UFC 249 fight against Tony Ferguson

Khabib Nurmagomedov doesn’t know what is going on with his UFC 249 fight against Tony Ferguson. Nurmagomedov and Ferguson were expected to headline UFC 249 in Brooklyn, New York on …read more

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Khabib-Ferguson venue '99.9%' set, White says

The UFC is closing in on a location for its lightweight title fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson on April 18, according to UFC president Dana White. …read more

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Dana White confirms Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson is still a go, event will be closed to fans

UFC president Dana White confirmed Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson for the lightweight title is still a go and the event will be closed off to fans. Despite White trying …read more

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Dana White says he has location for UFC 249; confirms closed-door event

UFC president Dana White remains confident as ever that Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson will fight for the lightweight title at UFC 249 on April 18.
In fact, White said he …read more

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Cormier hopeful about Miocic bout; can see Conor sliding in vs. Khabib

Daniel Cormier can envision UFC supercards to finish 2020, possibly including a Conor McGregor vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov rematch. …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov Returns to Russia to Complete UFC 249 Training Camp

After spending some time at American Kickboxing Academy in San Jose, Calif., lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov will return to his homeland to complete the remainder of his training camp for …read more

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Sweaty, Beer-Drinking Liberal Vows To Save UFC 249

With the MMA world patiently waiting for word on if Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson’s battle for the UFC lightweight title will be postponed for the 5,267th time, MMA Mania’s …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov forced to move UFC 249 training camp to Russia

Khabib Nurmagomedov has packed his bags and returned home to his native Russia. The undefeated UFC lightweight champion is gearing up for a title defense opposite undefeated champion Tony Ferguson. …read more

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Khabib Returns To Russia Ahead Of UFC 249

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Reigning Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight champion, Khabib Nurmagomedov, was expected to defend his 155-pound strap against top division contender, Tony Ferguson, at …read more

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UFC 249 Timeline: Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson

Look back at the history of the Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson matchup before the fifth booking of the fight at UFC 249, which the promotion vows won’t be deterred …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov returns to Russia to complete UFC 249 training amid coronavirus pandemic

Khabib Nurmagomedov is back home less than a month ahead of UFC 249.
Lightweight champion Nurmagomedov (28-0 MMA, 12-0 UFC) is scheduled to face Tony Ferguson (25-3 MMA, 15-1 UFC) on …read more

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Henry Cejudo Warns Jon Jones & Khabib That He Wants Top UFC Pound-For-Pound Spot

Henry Cejudo wants to take over the pound-for-pound spot and he’s letting Jon Jones and Khabib Nurmagomedov know it. Cejudo is the UFC bantamweight champion. He also held the flyweight …read more

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Pound-for-pound best? Henry Cejudo warns Khabib Nurmagomedov, Jon Jones he's on way to top spot

Henry Cejudo hopes to improve his pound-for-pound status in 2020, and he’s issued a warning to anyone standing in his way.
Cejudo (15-2 MMA, 9-2 UFC), the current UFC bantamweight champion …read more

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Jorge Masvidal open to Khabib Nurmagomedov fight at lightweight if price is right: ‘The moolah’s gonna talk’

Jorge Masvidal | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Jorge Masvidal has his eyes on the welterweight prize. After that, he’s going to keep following the money.
Before his stunning rise through …read more

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Ben Askren Believes Tony Ferguson Has A Shot At Beating Khabib

Ben Askren isn’t counting Tony Ferguson out in his bout with Khabib Nurmagomedov. Ferguson is scheduled to challenge UFC lightweight champion Nurmagomedov on April 18. UFC president Dana White has …read more

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Ben Askren breaks down ‘fascinating’ Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson fight

Ben Askren is very excited for the upcoming lightweight title fight between champ Khabib Nurmagomedov and challenger Tony Ferguson — which is why he’s offered up a plan to ensure …read more

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Ben Askren breaks down keys to victory in Khabib vs. Ferguson matchup at UFC 249

Ben Askren knows a thing or two about being a strong grappler.
One of the most anticipated matchups in UFC history between lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson is scheduled …read more

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Ben Askren has an idea to ensure Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson happens

Ben Askren wants to see Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson fight as a badly as the rest of us, and he’s got an idea he believes will ensure the fight …read more

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UFC Day on ESPN: You want fights? We've got a full day of the greatest in UFC history

Conor McGregor. Jon Jones. Khabib Nurmagomedov. Robbie Lawler. All of the stars are coming out to play (on replay) on Saturday. …read more

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Coach: Khabib still training for UFC 249, ‘nobody else is allowed’

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AKA head coach Javier Mendez says Khabib Nurmagomedov’s training for UFC 249 is still in full swing behind closed doors. …read more

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Morning Report: Ben Askren has a plan on how to save Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson

Ben Askren | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

For a couple of weeks now, the biggest concern in MMA has been about the fate of UFC 249, specifically the lightweight …read more

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Head coach Javier Mendez says he and Khabib Nurmagomedov willing to travel anywhere for UFC 249

The status of UFC 249 is up in the air when it comes to the location and whether or not the event will actually take place, but one half of …read more

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Dana White Dares People To Doubt Status Of UFC 249

UFC president Dana White says his doubters will once again be in for a surprise on April 18. UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov is scheduled to put his gold on …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov confident Dana White will find new location for UFC 249

Khabib Nurmagomedov knows he won’t be fighting Tony Ferguson in New York next month, but he’s confident the highly anticipated showdown will happen somewhere in the world on April 18, …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov training alone in gym ahead of UFC 249

Although the status and location are up in the air for his main event lightweight title fight for UFC 249 against Tony Ferguson, champion Khabib Nurmagomedov is still focused on …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov’s coach explains why Tony Ferguson is his toughest opponent

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s coach Javier Mendez explains why Tony Ferguson is the UFC lightweight champion’s toughest challenge yet. The head coach and mastermind behind American Kickboxing Academy (AKA) has been training …read more

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Khabib training in closed gym for UFC 249

Despite strict coronavirus restrictions, UFC lightweight champ Khabib Nurmagomedov continues to train in a closed gym in San Jose and is confident that he’ll fight at UFC 249 on April …read more

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‘Highlight’ Opens As Betting Underdog Against McGregor

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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight champion, Conor McGregor, claims he won’t be waiting around for Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson to settle their …read more

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Conor McGregor Vows To Avoid Repeating Mistakes In Khabib Rematch

Conor McGregor believes history won’t repeat itself if he takes on Khabib Nurmagomedov a second time. Back in Oct. 2018, McGregor challenged Nurmagomedov for the UFC lightweight championship. The “Notorious” …read more

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Hot Mic Catches Khabib-Ferguson Staredown Exchange

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is giving fight fans a new angle from the Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson staredown, which took place at the …read more

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Conor McGregor: ‘I did not train properly’ for Khabib Nurmagomedov fight

Conor McGregor claims he didn’t train properly for his infamous 2018 fight with UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, which he lost by fourth-round submission. In a recent interview with Jonathan …read more

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Khabib: UFC 249 Location Could Be Coming Soon

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president Dana White is confident the scheduled lightweight title fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson, which was set to …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov says Dana White will send location for Tony Ferguson fight in next couple of days

Khabib Nurmagomedov is anticipating being sent the location of his UFC 249 fight against Tony Ferguson in the coming days. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the UFC has been forced …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov: Dana White will soon have location for UFC 249 

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov said there should be a location for UFC 249 sooner than later.
Nurmagomedov said he spoke to UFC President Dana White …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov Not Concerned with UFC 249 Location: ‘Any Place, I Don’t Care’

As concerns regarding the coronavirus in the United States continue to grow, UFC president Dana White has been adamant that the lightweight championship fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson …read more

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Video: UFC Title Contender Tony Ferguson Tackles, Suplexes Training Apparatus

The coronavirus isn’t going to prevent Tony Ferguson from preparing for his lightweight championship showdown with Khabib Nurmagomedov. …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov’s Father Believes UFC 249 Could Take Place in Dubai

While the Ultimate Fighting Championship has canceled its next three events due to the coronavirus outbreak, Dana White has vowed to go to extreme measures to make sure the lightweight …read more

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Video: Tony Ferguson takes training apparatus to Suplex City

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Whenever his fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov happens, you can be sure that Tony Ferguson will be ready.
UFC President Dana White vowed that the highly …read more

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Dana White will go to great lengths to ensure Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson happens

On Monday, UFC President Dana White elected to cancel the promotion’s next three events amid the growing risks and restrictions associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. That means the next event …read more

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Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov suggests alternative location for UFC 249

Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, the father of UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, is understandably hopeful that his son’s UFC 249 fight with Tony Ferguson will still happen. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues …read more

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VIDEO | Tony Ferguson showcases wild exercises ahead of UFC 249, Khabib Nurmagomedov responds

Tony Ferguson has showcased the unique exercises that are keeping him busy in the run up to his UFC 249 bout. However, his upcoming opponent, Khabib Nurmagomedov is not a …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov, Kamaru Usman, Kayla Harrison debate merits of open scoring

LAS VEGAS – The idea of open scoring has come to light after some controversial decisions last month at UFC 247.
Invicta FC took initiative by implementing open scoring in its …read more

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Dana White promises ‘whatever it takes’ Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson will happen on April 18

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

The UFC will hit the pause button for the next few weeks with three shows being cancelled due to the coronavirus outbreak. But plans are …read more

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Dana White Says Khabib vs. Tony Ferguson May Not Take Place In United States

UFC president Dana White is adamant that Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson will happen but it may not be in the United States. Nurmagomedov was scheduled to put his UFC …read more

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Dana White: Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson still on, but probably not in United States

Dana White isn’t willing to let the fifth booking of Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson fall by the wayside, even in the face of a worldwide pandemic.
In his first interview …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov Remains Disinterested Fighting In Las Vegas Again

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov still isn’t interested in returning to Las Vegas. Nurmagomedov has held a grudge with the Nevada State Athletic Commission ever since UFC 229. After submitting …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov still doesn't want to fight in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS – Khabib Nurmagomedov likely won’t be competing in Las Vegas anytime soon.
Last time Nurmagomedov (28-0 MMA, 12-0 UFC) fought in “Sin City,” he submitted Conor McGregor in October …read more

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Oliveira calls for title shot: I’ll be front row at Khabib vs Ferguson

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Charles Oliveira now wants the winner of the scheduled title fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson at UFC 249. Number …read more

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UFC 249 No Longer Taking Place In New York Due To Coronavirus Pandemic

UFC 249 is still on schedule but the location will have to change. On April 18, UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov is set to put his gold on the line …read more

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Is Khabib really a street fighter? No, according to old Tweet

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An old Tweet has resurfaced where Khabib Nurmagomedov claims street fighting is for thugs. One of the main highlights from the UFC 249 pre-fight …read more

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UFC President Dana White announces Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson will take place on April 18

Good news for fight fans, as Dana White recently confirmed that April’s highly anticipated UFC lightweight title fight between Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov is a go. The UFC President …read more

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Ali Abdelaziz: Khabib Nurmagomedov training unchanged, expects UFC 249 in New York

Khabib Nurmagomedov | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov remains in training camp for a UFC 249 headliner against Tony Ferguson, his coach and manager told …read more

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Khabib Issues Statement On UFC 249 Amidst Coronavirus Outbreak

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will surely do everything in its power to stage the upcoming lightweight title fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson will happen April 18 according to Ali Abdelaziz despite Coronavirus pandemic

Ali Abdelaziz is certain Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson will still happen on April 18 despite the Coronavirus pandemic. The two are set to headline UFC 249 in Brooklyn, New …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov concedes Henry Cejudo is currently the greatest combat athlete of all time

Step aside Demetrious Johnson and Jon Jones. UFC lightweight champ Khabib Nurmagomedov says that UFC bantamweight champ Henry Cejudo is currently the greatest combat athlete of all time. The all-access …read more

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