The UFC press service has published the first official poster of the fight between Russian UFC champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and former interim champion of the organization Tony Ferguson.
The fight will take place in Brooklyn on April 18, 2020, at the UFC 249 organization’s number tournament.
Nurmagomedov has 28 wins in 28 mixed martial arts fights, including 12 wins in 12 fights in the UFC. In the last match, Nurmagomedov defeated Dustin Porrier with a strangulation. For Habib, this was the second successful title defense.
Ferguson has 25 wins and 3 losses, and he won the last 12 bouts. Ferguson defeated Donald Cerrone in a final knockout. For the UFC, this is the fifth attempt to organize a fight between Nurmagomedov and Ferguson.