Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Tony Ferguson UFC 245

Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Tony Ferguson: A fight that everyone has been wanting for years now! However, every time this fight is scheduled something happens to one of them and we don’t get it. Hopefully, we’ll be fifth time lucky. The biggest thing here is – could Tony finally end Khabib’s winning streak and bring him to 28-1, or would Khabib defeat Tony Ferguson!

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Let us take a closer look at this fight and try and answer the question.

Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Tony Ferguson: When Will it Happen?

No one knows! Four times in the past this fight was scheduled and on all four occasions, it did not happen.  Fans are sitting at the edge of their seats, their fingers crossed, hoping that this time nothing goes wrong and Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Tony Ferguson does happen!

Khabib vs Tony UFC 245
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This time, however, if Tony gets injured for some reason, fans will be in for another delight – there’s a chance that Georges St-Pierre, popularly known as GSP, considered by many as the best UFC Lightweight fighter EVER, would face Khabib instead! This is a win-win deal for the fans.

Who is Expected to Win Khabib vs Ferguson?

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If a fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Tony Ferguson finally does happen, Khabib is expected to win this one. Tony is known to fight viciously and to ‘open up’ his opponents using his elbows, but he will have a hard time facing Khabib’s mat-work. Khabib Nurmagomedov has a tendency to ensure his opponents can’t escape his grip and this is what would be crucial in this fight too!