Barclays Center is Ready To UFC 249 on Saturday, April 18, 2020, The Eagle Nurmagomedov vs Tony El Cucuy Ferguson fight in Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York, United States. The main card will air on pay-per-view exclusively through the online streaming service.
UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov said 90 per cent of MMA viewers “have no clue about the sport” when trying to explain the promotion’s match-up for Conor McGregor’s comeback last month. The Good once more as he will face Belal Muhammad in a welterweight.
UFC 249 is targeting a heavyweight bout between Ciryl Gane and Shamil Abdurakhimov for the April 18. In the main event of UFC 249, which airs live on pay-per-view, Khabib Nurmagomedov defends his UFC lightweight title against Tony Ferguson.
With the addition, the UFC 249 lineup now includes:
Champ Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson – for lightweight title
Jessica Andrade vs. Rose Namajunas
Uriah Hall vs. Ronaldo Souza
Ben Rothwell vs. Gian Villante
Ottman Azaitar vs. Khama Worthy
Calvin Kattar vs. Jeremy Stephens
In their first meeting at UFC 237 in May 2019, Andrade roared back from a rough first round to knock Namajunas out in the second to take the UFC 115-pound title. This time, they battle to get another shot at the crown they both want to regain.
The most dominant champion in UFC lightweight history. both men can be considered as two of the best lightweights of all time that’s why their bout at UFC 249 is very special – it’s not just another fight… It’s an end to their epic 5 year rivalry, it’s a legacy fight for Nurmagomedov, Ferguson, UFC, and all of us fans around the world. “Styles make fights”
UFC 249 is headlined by a lightweight title bout between champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson. Two former strawweight champions will meet for the second time. Lyman Good looked every bit the definition his surname would suggest the last time he entered the UFC’s octagon.
Khabib Nurmagomedov has praised Makhachev on many occasions and believes he has what it takes to become the UFC Lightweight Champion. This is a great match-up to test both men and Makhachev might just be the favorite.
However, Gillespie has all the tools to be a top contender as well. This could serve as the co-headliner for UFC 249 – headlined by Khabib Nurmagomedov against Tony Ferguson for the Light Heavyweight Championship.