UFC light-weight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov is reportedly set to tackle Justin Gaethje at UFC 253. The champion is slated to defend his belt on a battle card but to be decided for September 19th. The announcement comes in the course of a flurry of thrilling new fights being booked within the coming months.
The UFC has gone on to substantiate a number of main title fights over the past 24 hours which can be positive to excite battle followers worldwide. The fights are set to convey readability to a few of the most expertise stacked divisions within the promotion.
The UFC light-weight division has come to be often called the mecca of elite fighters inside the group’s historical past.
Khabib Nurmagomedov and Justin Gaethje: The place they stand.
Khabib Nurmagomedov (28-0) places his undefeated standing on the road towards interim champion Justin Gaethje. He final competed in September of 2019 recording yet one more dominant end over prime competitors.’ The Eagle’ is understood for his relentless floor sport, has been incorporating excessive degree putting as seen in his latest fights.
‘The spotlight ’ is coming off arguably essentially the most spectacular victory of his profession. Gaethje went on to exchange Khabib at UFC 249 and dethrone Tony Ferguson because the primary contender.
Gaethje snapped Tony’s 12 battle win streak in a putting clinic. MMA pundits known as the bout to be a ‘Combat of the Yr’ candidate, and its not exhausting to see why. Justin Gaethje who relied upon being a brawler has seen a drastic change in his general strategy.
The Division one wrestler has begun to point out restraint coupled with the takedown risk. In mild of his newly developed skillset, Gaethje has gone from thrilling fighter to prime contender.
Though defeating ‘The Eagle’ is ready to be a considerably troublesome job. Khabib Nurmagomedov has proven nothing however pure dominance in each battle and can look to proceed that pattern.
It stays to be seen the place the battle will happen. ‘Combat Island’ is a potential location now that the corporate has confirmed its existence. Contemplating that Khabib will possible face travel-related points being Russia, Yas Island is a entrance runner.
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