Five Best Fights To Make After UFC 219

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Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson

Khabib Nurmagomedov proved last night that he hasn’t lost a step after a long layoff.

With lightweight champion Conor McGregor’s future uncertain, the UFC should re-book a bout between Nurmagomedov and interim champion Tony Ferguson.

The two were scheduled to fight last March at UFC 209, but the bout fell through when Nurmagomedov was forced to withdraw due to weight-cutting issues. Now, however, “The Eagle” appears to be healthy and ready to be more active.

Nurmagomedov and Ferguson have also had some back-and-forth in the media, and it’d be a bout between two of the best 155 pounders in the world.

  • Draven

    I have no interest in seeing khabib vs ferguson. khabib doesn’t want the belt and keeps pulling out against the boogeyman.

    And Nunes has made it clear she won’t clash with Cyborg.

  • OneFootFriendly

    Barboza vs. Justin Gaethje sounds good.
    I’m impressed that Khabib toyed with Barboza like he did.
    I’ve never seen a Khabib fight before, but that showed me something.
    Barboza’s good.