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UFC 248: Watch Khabib Nurmagomedov & Coach Javier Mendez Make Wager For Israel Adesanya vs. Yoel Romero

Israel Adesanya and Yoel Romero are going to battle at UFC 248 on Saturday, and recently Khabib Nurmagomedov and his coach, Javier Mendez, made a bet on the fight's winner.

Israel Adesanya is the betting lines favorite, heading into his scrap this Saturday with Yoel Romero. But, recently Khabib Nurmagomedov and his striking coach, Javier Mendez, made a little wager between themselves on who’s going to take the fight.

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Mendez and Nurmagomedov bet on the UFC 248 headliner

Recently the video below was shared out in Mendez’s YouTube channel, in which he and Khabib bet on the UFC 248 headliner. When you consider that Mendez is a striking coach, and that Khabib is one of the greatest wrestlers in the game, you can probably guess on who picked who.

Khabib, meanwhile, is booked to fight Tony Ferguson on April 18th at UFC 250.

UFC 248 line-up

Here is the line-up for UFC 248, which will take place at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

UFC Middleweight Championship
Israel Adesanya (c) vs. Yoel Romero

UFC Strawweight Championship
Weili Zhang (c) vs. Joanna Jedrzejczyk

Lightweight: Beneil Dariush vs. Drakkar Klose

Welterweight: Neil Magny vs. Li Jingliang

Welterweight: Alex Oliveira vs. Max Griffin

Bantamweight: Sean O’Malley vs. Jose Alberto Quinonez

Lightweight: Mark Madsen vs. Austin Hubbard

Middleweight: Rodolfo Vieira vs. Saparbek Safarov

Middleweight: Gerald Meerschaert vs. Deron Winn

Strawweight: Emily Whitmire vs. Polyana Viana

Bantamweight: Danaa Batgerel vs. Guido Cannetti

Featherweight: Jamall Emmers vs. Giga Chikadze

 

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