UFC President Dana White revealed to the UFC on FOX team after Sunday night’s, Jan. Isaac haxton. 14, UFC Fight Night 124 that UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor will likely be stripped of his title. Now it would appear that the belt will be vacated sooner rather than later.
Russian news agency TASS is now reporting that the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is planning on officially announcing Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson at UFC 220 on Saturday, Jan. 20. TASS has always been a reliable news source when it comes to breaking stories concerning Russian fighters within the UFC. Reporting on Russia’s own Khabib Nurmagomedov, TASS has provided another interesting fact about the upcoming lightweight match up.
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Furthermore, the news source is reporting that it will be officially announced at the event that Ferguson and “The Eagle” will be fighting for the undisputed lightweight title, rather than the interim belt.
Conor McGregor has yet to defend his lightweight title, having earned it with a stoppage victory over Eddie Alvarez way back in 2016. Now it would appear that “Notorious” will have to make his octagon return, if he wishes to regain his soon to be lost title.
UFC 220 goes down Jan. 20 inside the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts and will be featured live on pay-per-view.
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- Conor McGregor vs Khabib Nurmagomedov UFC 229. In one of the most highly anticipated fights in UFC history, former lightweight champion Conor McGregor faced current champ The Eagle Khabib Nurmagomedov for the title at UFC 229. In McGregor’s first fight back in mixed martial arts since taking on Floyd Mayweather in a boxing match.
- UFC 220: Miocic vs. Ngannou preview - Heavy and light-heavyweight heroes guarantee explosive knockout drama. UFC commentator and analyst Dan Hardy looks ahead to tonight's event as the UFC light.
- One more defence followed at UFC 220 against Volkan Oezdemir before he moved back to heavyweight to challenge Stipe Miocic. Cormier's four-minute, 33-second KO of the defending champ saw him join McGregor in the two-belt club, though in August 2019 Miocic would avenge the loss before winning the trilogy last year.
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UFC will have to live up to some high expectations in 2021 after the promotion’s impeccable showing, even during a global pandemic. The year kicks off with some high-profile bouts with Conor McGregor set to headline the first pay-per-view of 2021. There are more fights that fans want to see this year. Here we take a look at five such dream bouts.