Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Justin Gaethje sent in each and every way doable.
The showdown served as the main occasion of the UFC 254 spend-for every-look at event on Saturday (October 24, 2020) from the Flash Discussion board on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi aka Struggle Island
As observed in the battle, Khabib was on level from the get-go. He continued to drive the tempo and was hardly ever out of the encounter of Gaethje, who did clip him from a several moments. The 2nd spherical observed Khabib lock in a triangle choke for the win.
Nurmagomedov retained the UFC light-weight winner and prolonged his professional-MMA file to 29-. Just after the struggle, he introduced his retirement from the activity following promising his mom that this would be the previous time. He misplaced his father previously this yr.
Coming into this combat, Khabib experienced talked about how the magic amount in his head for retirement was 30-. He was one away from that and he experienced expressed fascination in preventing former UFC middleweight and welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre to fill that part. A combat in opposition to Tony Ferguson was also thought to be a probability for Khabib while some could argue that he required a gain prior to undertaking so.
Let us see how the fighters reacted to the outcome of this battle: