UFC 223 Loses Main Event but Gains Drama and Intrigue
UFC 223 Loses Main Event but Gains Drama and Intrigue
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04 April, 2018, 01:59
Ferguson was ruled out of their high profile UFC lightweight title fight after a trip and fall while performing media duties saw him tear knee ligaments.
While facing the featherweight champion in a lightweight title fight in Brooklyn represents a unique challenge, opportunity, and spectacle, Nurmagomedov toldWFAN's "Outside the Cage" his fight after Holloway will be even bigger.
Former UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez is claiming that he nearly replaced Tony Ferguson in the biggest fight thus far this year.
Speaking to ESPN.com, White explained why the Irish fighter was not approached for the bout.
For the record, Dana White says he didn't want to book Conor on short notice. but you think Team Khabib gives a damn?? "He's the guy that I want to make a fight with, have the right amount of time to promote the fight, have the fight in the right place, so I'm not interested in asking Conor to take the fight".
The UFC continue to be plagued by late withdrawals but fortunately on this occasion pay-per-view sales shouldn't take too much of a hit given Holloway's champion status and McGregor's involvement in both title pictures producing a fascinating back-drop to Saturday night.
Nurmagomedov senior also spoke highly of Max Holloway, who will now replace Ferguson and fight against the Dagestan native this Saturday in Brooklyn. Happy Easter to everyone out there, I believe there is a silver lining in this nightmare of a reality, because this isn't an April Fools.
Twice, though, Nurmagomedov pulled out because of injuries or illness, and twice it was Ferguson. "That being said, Holloway's finishing ability comes from wearing down his opponent, and to me, this is a stylistically bad matchup. I know he had expressed some interest in fighting in September".
Prior to the injury Ferguson sparked the war of words against McGregor, when he stated that the MMA fighter-turned-boxer is out of the title picture when he returns.
Nurmagomedov has seen his rise toward his first title shot stalled by injury and illness in the past. "I'm heavier than I've ever been because I haven't fought in a long time". "The victor of this fight will be the champion". "They just did that with Robert Whittaker past year", Ferguson said.
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