The Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson match is truly cursed. These two seemed destined to never meet. They were supposed to headline the UFC 249 card, but that has been called off because Khabib is stuck in Russia due to travel restrictions because of the coronavirus.
This is the fifth time a Ferguson vs Khabib match has been cancelled.
Ariel Helwani announced that Justin Gaethje has been offered a fight against Ferguson for UFC 249, but details have not been finalized yet. Stay tuned ...
With Khabib Nurmagomedov unable to leave Russia due to travel restrictions, Tony Ferguson has been offered a fight at UFC 249 against top contender Justin Gaethje, sources tell @arielhelwani. pic.twitter.com/et4xH2CxrL— ESPN MMA (@espnmma) March 30, 2020