Nurmagomedov is going to do everything to win the UFC title in a battle with Ferguson
Khabib Nurmagomedov (left)
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MOSCOW, January 13. /TASS/. The Russian fighter of the mixed style of Khabib Nurmagomedov will do anything to win the title of “interim” champion of the ultimate fighting championship (UFC) lightweight title against American Tony Ferguson. About this Russian wrote in his Instagram.
The UFC officially confirmed the fight Nurmagomedov – Ferguson on the show on March 4
On Friday, the UFC confirmed that the fight between the athletes will be held March 4 on the UFC 209 in Las Vegas and will be one of the main events of the evening.
“I will do everything to make my dream a reality and finally win the belt,’ wrote Nurmagomedov. A big thanks to my fans who support me from the very beginning of my journey and continued to support me when I was injured and within two years could not carry out the fights .”
The winner of the fight between Nurmagomedov and Ferguson will be a major contender for the title of champion of the organization lightweight title, which currently owns the Irishman Conor McGregor. 28-year-old Nurmagomedov has no defeats in MMA, on account of his 24 wins (16 early). 32-year-old Ferguson has been in mixed martial arts in 25 matches, winning 22 of them and losing three.
4 Mar InshaAllah I will do everything to make my dream a reality, finally will fight for the belt and win it. A big thank you to my fans who support me from the very beginning of my journey and continued to support me, when for two years I was injured and could not go out in the octagon. Alhamdulillah for everything I have ☝ I have 4th of March i will do all in my power to make my dream come true with ALLAH’s will, and finally i will have a chance to fight for the title, and i will take that belt InshaAllah. Im thankful to all my TEAM, my fans, who supported all this time. Who supported and believed in me during my injuries. Im thankful to ALLAH for everything i have ! #ufc209 #pobeditelnitsa