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UAE: Nurmagomedov and Gaethje weigh-in ahead of title bout at UFC 25402:00

UAE: Nurmagomedov and Gaethje weigh-in ahead of title bout at UFC 254

United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi
October 23, 2020 at 10:00 GMT +00:00 · Published

Russian UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and his American contender, interim champion Justin Gaethje made weight on Friday in Abu Dhabi on the eve of their UFC 254 bout.

Nurmagomedov was due to defend his title earlier this year against Tony Ferguson, but the coronavirus pandemic cancelled the fight.

Instead, now the 32-year-old undefeated Dagestani-based fighter faces Gaethje, who beat Ferguson at 249 in May to earn his interim title.

UAE: Nurmagomedov and Gaethje weigh-in ahead of title bout at UFC 25402:00
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Russian UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and his American contender, interim champion Justin Gaethje made weight on Friday in Abu Dhabi on the eve of their UFC 254 bout.

Nurmagomedov was due to defend his title earlier this year against Tony Ferguson, but the coronavirus pandemic cancelled the fight.

Instead, now the 32-year-old undefeated Dagestani-based fighter faces Gaethje, who beat Ferguson at 249 in May to earn his interim title.

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