Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson likely won't be fighting at UFC 249. Quarantining from the coronavirus pandemic in Russia, Nurmagomedov spoke with ESPN on Thursday and said he's still more than willing to make the fight happen as long as the UFC tells him the location of UFC 249 immediately. Tony Ferguson had … msn … Khabib Nurmagomedov putting his lightweight title on the line against Tony Ferguson at UFC 249 on April 18 isn't dead just yet. It's the fifth time a bout between the two has been canceled. Ben Askren knows a thing or two about being a strong grappler.. One of the most anticipated matchups in UFC history between lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson is scheduled to take place April 18 in the UFC 249 headliner.. No one has been able to stop Nurmagomedov, who has run through all opposition, mostly by pinning opponents to the mat and … Daniel Cormier insists his teammate Khabib Nurmagomedov would not cut weight for a fight that wasn’t happening the way Tony Ferguson did for UFC 249. With Khabib Nurmagomedov off the embattled UFC 249 card, his would-be challenger, Tony Ferguson, is saying the UFC lightweight champion should be stripped of his title. Nurmagomedov … Tony Ferguson says there will be more interest in his bout vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov than McGregor vs. Cerrone because it's a "superfight."