Khabib Nurmagomedov VS against Justin Gaethje: It is said, the lightweight UFC champion Khabib Nurmagomedov will face Justin Gaethje at UFC 253. The champ will defend his belt on an unidentified fight for September 19th. This announcement comes amid a series of exciting new fights that will be reserved in the coming months.
UFC has confirmed several major title fights over the past 24 hours which are sure to arouse fighting fans worldwide. Battles will bring clarity to some of the most talented sections of the show.
The UFC Lightweight division has become the mecca of elite fighters in the history of the organization.
Khabib Nurmagomedov and Justin Gaethje: Where they stand
Khabib Nurmagomedov (28-0) puts his unbeatable streak on the line against the meanwhile champion Justin Gaethje. He last competed in September 2019, marking another dominant end to the main competition. The "Eagle", known for its relentless gameplay, incorporates a high level of striking in its recent battles.
It can be said that "Highlight" comes from the most impressive victory in his career. Gaethje replaced Habib in UFC 249 and pulled Tony Ferguson out of number one contender.
Gaethje broke the streak of Tony who won 12 wins in a shocking clinic. Critics called him as a candidate for "Fight of the Year", and it's not hard to see why. Justin Jaitje, who was a brawler, had a fundamental change in his overall approach.
The First Division fighter began to show restraint. In light of his newly developed skill set, Gaethje has moved from an exciting fighter into a superior competitor.
However, defeating the "eagle" will be a daunting task. Dominant Khabib Nurmagomedov has shown only dominance in every fight and will seek to continue this trend.
It remains to be seen where the fight will happen. "Fight Island" is a viable site, now that the company has confirmed its existence. Given that Khabib is likely to face travel-related problems as Russia.
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