Dana White has simply one-upped himself, a feat that many believed was unimaginable. The UFC President simply introduced the date for the grandest battle ever to happen within the promotion, Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Justin Gaethje.
UFC has been on the forefront of the campaign for normalcy amidst these occasions of strife. They’ve been toiling to carry some leisure and pleasure within the lives of these holed up at dwelling.
As issues stand now, the promotion has stepped issues up, having introduced the date for the grandest scrap for the UFC Light-weight title. The soldiers are slated to go toe to toe within the octagon.
“It’s going to occur, I inform you proper right here, proper now,” White mentioned. “That battle’s going to occur: Khabib vs. Gaethje, October 24.”
Khabib Nurmagomedov by no means fails to impress
Followers have been thirsting for this battle ever since Gaethje fought his approach by way of Tony Ferguson and clinched the interim light-weight title. A powerful feat in itself, contemplating how ‘The Spotlight’ picked the battle up on quick discover.
Nonetheless, following the premature demise of Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, Khabib’s father, none would have thought that the Dagestani phenom would lace his gloves once more so quickly.
Many counsel that discovering his approach again to the octagon as quickly as doable could be one of the simplest ways to honor the reminiscence of his father and longtime coach.
“It’s been very tough on him,” White opened as much as CNN’s Don Riddell. “His father was a hero to him. He liked his father. That they had a really, very shut relationship, and it was very laborious on him.”
The Eagle was initially slated to tackle Tony Ferguson in April. Nonetheless, sanctions on journey in and in another country left the 31-year-old stranded in Russia.
Furthermore, the holy month of Ramadan left Khabib Nurmagomedov out of fee for the months following his scheduled battle towards Ferguson. Nonetheless, as per a number of reviews, the bottom and pound king is again in coaching.
Justin Gaethje stepped as much as substitute the light-weight champion with a loftier objective in thoughts, an eventual shot on the title. A dream that now lingers on the horizon.
White had beforehand claimed that the extremely anticipated matchup will happen on Struggle Island. Nonetheless, affirmation concerning the identical is but to be launched.
Who do you suppose will emerge triumphant?
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