White looking to book Khabib vs. Ferguson again


UFC president Dana White is already working on booking another matchup between reigning lightweight champ Khabib Nurmagomedov and former interim titleholder Tony Ferguson despite the fight being cancelled five times in previous bookings and ‘The Eagle’ currently slated to face Justin Gaethje in a lightweight title unification bout at UFC 254.

“If Khabib does beat Gaethe, you get Tony Ferguson another fight, which we’re working on right now,” White told Sports Illustrated in a recent interview. “And hopefully that fight with Khabib happens because I know people want to see it.


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