UFC 249 Ferguson vs Gaethje isn’t really fairly the headline act at first promised. While the card alone is a blockbuster and most people is not going to care also a lot as they finally have some top rated-stage experienced sport to view.
Light-weight winner Khabib Nurmagomedov was putting his undefeated file on the line in opposition to Ferguson, but the coronavirus pandemic and journey bans meant he was unable to validate his position on the card.
Rather, Justin Gaethje has stepped in at shorter notice for a night of mixed martial arts that was at first slated for 19 April at an undisclosed location. Now it is really again at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville on a night when there will be no lovers in the stadium. It is the to start with of 3 UFC functions being held more than eight days at the very same venue.