There is no sound reason the UFC could give if they strip the lightweight championship from the waist of Khabib Nurmagomedov.
Despite constant issues and problems, Dana White remains focused on putting some form of UFC 249 together in April for fight fans.
UFC president Dana White has a location set for the planned lightweight title fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson next month.
The original plans for UFC 249 are now off the table, but the UFC has promised to hold Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson.
The UFC will pause three upcoming events as a way to limit gatherings, but the plans remain in place for Khabib vs. Tony Ferguson.
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While Khabib Nurmagomedov prepares for Tony Ferguson, and with a planned holiday after that scheduled, what might Conor McGregor do?
Ali Abdelaziz, the manager for Gaethje, has silenced rumors of a reported bout between the contender and McGregor for later this year.
UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson will give it a go once more as they square off for the title at UFC 249.
The UFC has been busy, working on title fights between Khabib-Ferguson, Jones-Reyes and a bout featuring Paige VanZant in recent days.
Former two-division UFC champion Conor McGregor announced he will fight in January at an event in Las Vegas, but declined to name the opponent.
The former UFC champion is on his way to Russia to likely do a promotional press conference. But his fighting future could also be addressed.
Unbeaten and reigning UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov doesn't see himself fighting for much longer inside the Octagon.
If the right fight was presented to him, Georges St-Pierre would definitely step back inside the Octagon to compete once more.
Khabib's manager does not believe Tony Ferguson or Conor McGregor deserve the next fight and instead wants GSP to make his return.
UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has made several statements inside the Octagon that has led him to the title of greatest of all-time.
UFC president Dana White declares Tony Ferguson as the No. 1 contender to Khabib's lightweight title reign, but likes McGregor rematch.
Dustin Poirier failed in his quest to defeat Khabib Nurmagomedov, dropping the interim UFC lightweight title at UFC 242 this past weekend.
After watching as Khabib Nurmagomedov unified the lightweight titles at UFC 242, Conor McGregor took to social media to discuss a rematch.
Khabib Nurmagomedov earned his 28th career win in 28 fights, submitting Dustin Poirier in Abu Dhabi Saturday to unify the UFC lightweight titles.