UFC head Dana White said that he is still considering the possibility of a fight between Russian fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov and US representative Tony Ferguson. Previously, the battle between a Russian and an American had already been broken five times. The last time this happened was in March 2020 due to the coronavirus.
“If Khabib beats Gaethje, then you will get a fight with Tony Ferguson, which we are working on now. And I hope this fight with Khabib will take place because I know that people want to see him ”, – White as Sports Illustrated quotes White.
Fight Nurmagomedov – Gatji will take place on October 24, it will be held on the “Fight Island” in Abu Dhabi. Recall that the last rival of Nurmagomedov was Dustin Poirier. The Russian defeated the American in a duel that took place in September 2019. He has 28 victories in 28 fights in mixed martial arts. Gaethje defeated Tony Ferguson in May. He has 22 wins and 2 losses in 24 fights in MMA.