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Khabib Nurmagomedov casts doubt on UFC 249 appearance

2 monthes ago   |   By Review Journal

Lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, scheduled to fight Tony Ferguson, said Monday that he's in Russia and probably won't be able to leave because of travel bans.
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Twitter reacts to Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson being in jeopardy at UFC 249

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

2 monthes ago   |   By MMAjunkie

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 put much of the world on pause, the UFC was dead set on moving forward with Nurmagomedov vs. Ferguson despite four previously failed bookings. UFC president Dana White said he was close to confirming a venue, but then on Monday another significant wrench was thrown into the works.
Nurmagomedov is apparently unable to leave Russia due to the recently imposed travel ban, and now the UFC is reportedly...
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