Khabib Nurmagomedov, who is the undefeated lightweight champion of the UFC, had to fight with Tony Ferguson at the UFC 249 on the 18th of April. But it will not be happened due to a coronavirus outbreak.
The fight was about to held later this month at the Barclay Center in Brooklyn, New York. This fight was booked both fighters since the 2015 year till nowadays for five times in different places.
Every time the combat was wether delayed and then canceled or canceled without delaying due to different injuries or illness of one or both opponents. That is one of the most expected fights in the whole history of UFC.
After Khabib Nurmagomedov returned from California, USA, back to his home Dagestan, Russian Federation, he made a statement, which said that there is nothing in this world existed, that will made him leave Russia during the quarantine.
"I will not leave Dagestan even in that case if Dana White, the president of the UFC, will offer a solution which will help us to stage this event even with propper security for our health," he said.
"He knew it exactly what he had to do to made this fight happen and to save his title," said Tony Ferguson at his last media conference. "He doesn't want to get any of those chances. Now I will suggest he should be stripped of his title."