Khabib ‘The Eagle’ Nurmagomedov is bracing for his long-awaited return to the Octagon where he will face Justin ‘The Highlight’ Gaethje, the interim champion of the lightweight division.
Khabib ‘The Eagle’ Nurmagomedov and Justin ‘The Highlight’ Gaethje traded respect instead of insults during their pre-fight face-off at Yas Beach ahead of what is shaping up to be ‘the biggest fight we’ve ever done’, according to UFC President Dana White.
In seven days, Abu Dhabi will welcome the return of crowd favourite Khabib Nurmagomedov to the UFC octagon for the first time since his victory over Dustin Poirier at UFC 242 in the emirate back in September 2019.
With a superb performance, Cory Sandhagen made his mark on UFC Fight Night with a second-round knockout of Brazilian Marlon Moraes at the Flash Forum in Fight Island in Abu Dhabi on Sunday.
Khabib Nurmagomedov will put his lightweight title and undisputed 28-0 record on the line against the division’s American interim champion Justin Gaethje at the Flash Forum in Abu Dhabi on Sunday in much-hyped unification showdown at UFC 254.
Mark Striegl makes his UFC debut in Abu Dhabi this weekend having taken a path forged by centuries of feared Filipino warriors and followed by boxing great Manny Pacquiao.
Return to Fight Island continues to deliver mega-events on Yas Island, with a highly anticipated bout as No. 2 ranked Brian Ortega takes on No. 4 Chan Sung Jung in a clash of featherweight contenders at Saturday night’s main event of the Fight Night.
Cory Sandhagen picked up the biggest win of his career this past Saturday night at UFC Fight Island when he capped off his main event fight against Marlon Moraes with a memorable spinning heel kick in the second round.
Brian Ortega, who had not fought for close to two years after suffering a brutal stoppage loss to Max Holloway at UFC 231 in December 2018, marked his return with a dominant victory over ‘The Korean Zombie’ Chan Sung Jung