Dana White, President of UFC, confirmed that Khabib Nurmagomedov He will be present at UFC 255 on October 24 to face Justin Gaethje (22-2). This, corresponding to the world lightweight title. The future of the fighter was somewhat uncertain, after the sad death of his father and coach because of COVID-19. But, the doubts have already been cleared. The president told CNN Sports what the plans are for his company. It’s going to happen, I’m telling you here and now. The fight between the Russian and Justin will be on October 24, “he began.
In relation to that UFC You will see the Russian in action again, against the interim champion, it is known that it will be one of the best contests of recent times. With the intention of deciding who is the king of the 155 pounds, there is already anxiety. In turn, White referred to the death of Abdulmanap, the other key part of Team Khabib. «It was very hard for him. Everyone has a bond with his father, but for this boy his father was his hero. I loved him and they had a very, very close relationship and it was very hard for him, “he said.
The case is that the father of Khabib She wanted her son to end his career with a 30-0 record, so if he defeats Gaethje, he will perhaps take on his last challenge. This was confirmed by his manager, Ali Abdelaziz. And who better than his idol George St-Pierre, who came to propose that this fight take place without any belt at stake, since UFC He seemed reluctant to the idea of leaving the title vacant once the two face off in a retreat match. Will it be given? Still not known.