• Sat, Apr 18, 2020
Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson

 Note

The fight will not take place.

Tony Ferguson vs. Justin Gaethje 

On Saturday, April 18 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, USA Khabib «The Eagle» Nurmagomedov will meet Tony «El Cucuy» Ferguson for UFC title in a 5-round lightweight bout.

Khabib Nurmagomedov
Khabib Nurmagomedov
The Eagle
Tony Ferguson
Tony Ferguson
El Cucuy
Country RussiaRussia
Sildi, Dagestan, Russia
USAUSA
Oxnard, California, USA
Age 31 age 36 age
Height 5′ 10″ (178 cm) 6′ 0″ (183 cm)
Reach 70″ (178 cm) 76½″ (194 cm)
Division lightweight
(155 lbs / 70,3 kg)
lightweight
(155 lbs / 70,3 kg)
Stance orthodox orthodox
Titles
UFC (lightweight)
-
Record 28 - 0 - 0
(8 KOs)
25 - 3 - 0
(12 KOs)
KO% 28% 48%
Advant.

Date and Time

The fight night will begin on Saturday, April 18 at 3:00 p.m..

Arena

The fight will be held at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, USA.

Tickets for the Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson fight on Saturday, April 18, 2020 can be bought here:

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Khabib «The Eagle» Nurmagomedov

Khabib «The Eagle» Nurmagomedov

Khabib Nurmagomedov is a Russian professional mixed martial artist.

Nurmagomedov remains undefeated as a professional.

The last fight of Khabib Nurmagomedov took place on September 7, 2019 against Dustin Poirier.
Nurmagomedov won by submission (rear naked choke).

Khabib is the second of three children, he has an older brother and a younger sister.

Nurmagomedov began wrestling from an early age: he started at the age of eight under the tutelage of his father, a senior coach for the combat sambo, Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov.
Khabib's training as a child included wrestling a bear.

In the USA he trains in the American Kickboxing Academy (AKA) under the tutelage of Javier Mendez.

During promotions and after fights he wears a papakha hat.
Nurmagomedov is very popular in his homeland. His fight with Conor McGregor was broadcast in the capital of Dagestan in the cinema "October".

He is a fan of Anzhi Makhachkala (Russia) and Real Madrid (Spain) football clubs.

In 2016, he co-founded his own team, "Eagles MMA Team".

Khabib is married: he has a daughter and two sons.

MMA record

  • Total fights: 28
  • Wins: 28
  • Wins by KO: 8
  • Wins by subm: 10
  • Wins by dec: 10
  • Losses: 0
  • Draws: 0
Tony Ferguson

This guy's got an issue and his name is Tony Ferguson... it's hunting season!

- Tony Ferguson,
former interim UFC lightweight champion

Khabib «The Eagle» Nurmagomedov Highlights

Tony «El Cucuy» Ferguson

Tony «El Cucuy» Ferguson

Tony Ferguson is a American professional mixed martial artist.

The last fight of Tony Ferguson took place on June 8, 2019 against Donald CerroneDonald Cerrone.
Ferguson won by technical knockout (TKO).

MMA record

  • Total fights: 28
  • Wins: 25
  • Wins by KO: 12
  • Wins by subm: 8
  • Wins by dec: 5
  • Losses: 3
  • Losses by KO: 0
  • Losses by subm: 1
  • Losses by dec: 2
  • Draws: 0
Khabib Nurmagomedov

I don’t have nothing personal with him, you know? Tony is great fighter. Honestly, I don’t like him personally. I don’t understand his mind, what is inside his head but I don’t need this. I’m going to focus on the fight. When the cage closes, I’m going to do my job like always.

- Khabib Nurmagomedov,
UFC lightweight champion

Tony «El Cucuy» Ferguson Highlights

Latest Odds

  • Nurmagomedov to win: 2/5
  • Ferguson to win: 2/1
  • Draw: 25/1

Prediction

Petr Yan
Who will win: Nurmagomedov or Ferguson?

The most important thing is that this fight takes place. Four times it was canceled. In social networks appeared memes as they sit with a beard at a press conference. It is also necessary that they both be healthy, without injuries.

Ferguson is a dangerous, but I think Khabib will win. He is physically more powerful, plus his control...

- ,
UFC fighter

rating star rating star rating star rating star rating star  3,8/5