UFC Lightweight champion, Khabib Nurmagomedov, returns to action on Oct. 24, 2020, against interim 155-pound kingpin, Justin Gaethje, to once again make the belt whole in a title unification bout scheduled for five rounds in the main event of UFC 254, which takes place on "Fight Island" in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The highly anticipated showdown will mark the conclusion of the promotion's international run abroad, returning to the United States immediately afterward to close out its complicated 2020 fight season. In UFC 254's ESPN+-streamed pay-per-view (PPV) co-main event, former Middleweight roost ruler, Robert Whittaker, will attempt to spoil the Middleweight title hopes of top-ranked division contender, Jared Cannonier. We'll stockpile all the real-time UFC 254 updates, odds, start time, tickets, weigh ins, predictions, previews, video highlights, press conferences, winners, losers and much more from "Fight Island" right here before, during and well after the live show concludes.
Khabib Nurmagomedov compares being a professional athlete — particularly to the level of UFC champion — to a prison sentence.
Adding fuel to the rumors Khabib will return for a 30th win, UFC president Dana White says there are no plans to strip him of the lightweight belt or create an interim title.
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Tony Ferguson reacts to Khabib Nurmagomedov retirement at UFC 254 and believes "The Eagle" was so sacred of "El Cucuy" that it made him quit.
UFC 254 "Fight Motion" video for the "Khabib vs Gaethje" pay-per-view (PPV) mixed martial arts (MMA) event last Sat. night (Oct. 24 2020) in Abu Dhabi.
Full list of UFC 254 medical suspensions for the athletes who competed at the "Khabib vs Gaethje" event Sat. night (Oct. 24, 2020) from inside Flash Forum on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Jon Jones once again took the time to explain why he is the greatest MMA fighter of all time, and not Khabib Nurmagomedov, who retired undefeated at 29-0.
Daniel Cormier reveals a very interesting conversation he had with Khabib Nurmagomedov after UFC 254 in which "The Eagle" explained why he opted to submit Justin Gaethje with a triangle choke instead of an armbar.