ufc 249 news: khabib vs tony ferguson


Welcome to the Wrestling Battle. This time we are going to tell you about a breaking UFC 249 news. As we know that we are going to see a match in between Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Tony Ferguson for the UFC Lightweight Championship on 18th April 2020 in UFC 249.

This is the much anticipated match in the history of UFC, but now it’s looking that we are not going to see this. This is canceling fifth time.

We will discuss everything with you in details. So read this article.


Current UFC Lightweight Champion Khabib Nurmagomedov appeared on Instagram on Monday to revealed about his current status. He told that he currently has been stuck in his native Dagestan after plans to travel to the United Arab Emirates for UFC 249 due to travel restriction issues.

Now Khabib is back home under a national travel lockdown, and news is that UFC is moving forward without Khabib Nurmagomedov.

Khabib told that he talked to the UFC, and UFC told him that fight is not going to happen in USA, and most probably it will take place in United Arab Emirates- Abu Dhabi. 

After listening that I took a flight for UAE before a month, but then we heard that place is going to lockdown due to global corona virus pandemic, and then I took a flight for my home, and I’m at my native right now.

But now Russian borders also closed, that’s why I’m in quarantine now, and it’s a very less chance that I will available for UFC 249.


News is that UFC is looking for an another opponent for Tony Ferguson. He decided to move forward without Khabib Nurmagomedov. Even Khabib has also no problem with that.

He said that “Everyone should follow the laws. I am not against it, and I know that fighters need to feed their families and pay their bills. I know how hard it is for the fighter. Unless they fight, they aren’t getting any money.”

“I am even hearing that they are looking for an opponent for Tony, because he is in the States and I am here in Russia. But I am here not on my own will. The UFC told me that this fight 100 percent isn’t happening in the USA, and even if it’s not happening in the Emirates, it will happen on this side of (the) Atlantic. We discussed everything with the UFC. By that time, I already spent five weeks of hard training at AKA.

“Now I don’t really know what’s going on. It’s really hard to train and cut your weight when the whole world is locked down and you don’t know what you are preparing for. But it’s not the first time I face obstacles in my career.

UFC 249 was supposed to happen at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY on 18th April 2020. But we know that condition of USA is very pathetic right now due to global corona virus pandemic, that’s why it is not going to happen now in USA.

Dana Wyatt said that he is looking for an another place to organize this event. So, let see where it will happen?

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