Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and interim 155-pound kingpin Justin Gaethje came face-to-face for the last time leading up to their title unification bout, which headlines UFC 254 on tomorrow afternoon (Sat., Oct. 24, 2020) from “Fight Island” in Abu Dhabi.
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Following a spectacular win over former No. 1-ranked contender Tony Ferguson, Gaethje is being considered perhaps the most dangerous opponent Khabib has ever faced in his 27-fight career. But can Gaethje really withstand the pressure of the Dagestani champion, who has won every single round but one in his career? Khabib has displayed a dominance that has never been seen in UFC before, which makes this battle between the two a must-see affair.
For the co-main event of the evening, former Middleweight champion Robert Whittaker hopes to re-establish himself as the No. 1 challenger in the division by fending off rising contender Jared Cannonier. UFC President, Dana White, has said whoever wins this gets next against 185-pound champ Israel Adesanya, so both men should come out hard!
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