October’s extremely predicted UFC 254: ‘Khabib vs Gaethje’ pay out-for every-perspective occasion could aspect a dwell fan audience for the first time in months.
The blockbuster combat card is headlined by a lightweight title unification bout showcasing undefeated division kingpin Khabib Nurmagomedov using on latest interim title holder Justin Gaethje.
According to DCT’s desired destination internet marketing director Saeed Rashed Al Saeed, the promotion is currently learning how they can provide followers into the location on October 24.
“We are at present studying how to carry admirers into UFC 254,” Al Saeed told The Hotelier. “Right now we’re heading through how to segregate fans from people inside the bubble but nevertheless get them within the area in the risk-free fashion.”
“If every little thing goes to plan we’ll be asserting this before long. It is not verified but but the strategy is in put but it requires to be endorsed. I’m optimistic but wellbeing and safety can’t be compromised. That is our precedence, it will not happen unless it is fool evidence.”
Gaethje (22-2 MMA) is established to enter his showdown with Khabib at UFC 254 on a four-combat gain streak, with all four of those victories coming by kind of stoppage. In his most the latest exertion at UFC 249, ‘The Emphasize‘ defeated Tony Ferguson by way of fifth round TKO to capture the promotions interim lightweight title.
In the meantime, Khabib Nurmagomedov (28- MMA) will be returning to action for the very first time because dropping his father Abdulmanap because of to difficulties from Covid-19. ‘The Eagle’ most not too long ago competed at UFC 242 in September of 2019, exactly where he scored a submission victory above Dustin Poirier to retain his lightweight crown.
The co-primary party of UFC 254: ‘Khabib vs Gaethje’ capabilities a vital middleweight battle involving previous division winner Robert Whittaker and surging contender Jared Cannonier.
Cannonier (13-4 MMA) will enter the party on a 3-battle successful streak, his most up-to-date being a TKO victory about Jack Hermansson at UFC Copenhagen in September of 2019. Prior to defeating ‘The Joker’, Cannonier had gained TKO wins about former MMA champions in Anderson Silva and David Department respectively.
In the meantime, Robert Whittaker (21-5 MMA) will be wanting to create off the momentum of his modern get in excess of Darren Till when he squares off with Cannonier at UFC 254. The former middleweight champion is hoping that an impressive gain above ‘The Killa Gorilla’ will receive him a rematch with Israel Adesanya.
UFC President Dana White has presently verified that if Jared Cannonier can defeat Robert Whittaker on October 24, he will then acquire the up coming title option towards reigning middleweight kingpin Israel Adesanya.
Get the existing UFC 254: ‘Khabib vs Gaethje’ main card lineup underneath:
Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Justin Gaethje
Robert Whittaker vs. Jared Cannonier
Alexander Volkov vs. Walt Harris
Islam Makhachev vs. TBD
Cynthia Calvillo vs. Lauren Murphy
Magomed Ankalaev vs. Ion Cutelaba
UFC 254: ‘Khabib vs Gaethje’ normally takes place October 24 from Battle Island and features a unique start time. Who are you selecting to emerge victorious that night? Share your views in the feedback part PENN Nation!
This post very first appeared on BJPENN.com on Oct 13, 2020