October 24th is on deck. On paper, this is one of the major UFC battle cards in the past ten years and it is signed and sealed. The anticipation for Dagestan’s Khabib Nurmagomedov’s forthcoming title defence from American Justin Gaethje is starting to reaching its salivating pitch. On the other hand, the MMA God’s then intervened and governed the rumour mill to churn out embers of a Tony Ferguson vs Dustin Poirier showdown on the exact card. Yesterday, UFC on BT Sport and Khabib himself tweeted graphics that prompt the rumours had been true. The Main Card for UFC 254 is shaping up like this:
Key Celebration: Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Justin Gaethje (UFC Lightweight Championship)
Co-Most important Function: Dustin Poirier vs Tony Ferguson
Zabit Magomedsharipov vs Yair Rodriguez
Robert Whittaker vs Jared Cannonier
Islam Mackachev vs Rafael Dos Anjos
Glimpse out for the for a longer time breakdown of this, card coming to Attack The Back, and buckle yourselves in. We are in for a wild journey.