UFC 249: The biggest fight in the history of the UFC lightweight division is finally here, as unbeaten world champion Khabib Nurmagomedov puts his title on the line against Tony Ferguson. Winner of 12 in a row, Ferguson has left no doubt that he’s ready to challenge Nurmagomedov, whose perfect 28-0 record includes wins over Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier.
Plus, Rose Namajunas looks for revenge against top-ranked Jessica Andrade in a rematch of strawweight champions, Gian Villante takes on Ben Rothwell in a battle of heavyweights, and Jeremy Stephens faces Calvin Kattar in a featherweight bout.
A fight that is about to be on its fifth attempt at making is set to main event UFC 249 in Brooklyn on April 18. Khabib Nurmagomedov is set to defend his UFC Lightweight Championship against Tony Ferguson inside the Barclays Center. This is the second time the fight is scheduled for that arena.