Even though UFC 248 isn’t in the books just yet, a lot of attention is already turning to UFC 249.
Why is that? Well it’s because we are finally going to get to see Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Tony Ferguson; the fight every fan has wanted for years now.
Numerous times over the past several years has UFC and Dana White tried to book Khabib vs Ferguson, but for one reason or another, the bout has never happened.
Withdrawals and injuries have been the common issue when these two look set to meet, but come April 18, we will finally see them locked inside the cage together, and the hype is already being built.
You would be mistaken if you thought UFC 249 was the next big event, but in truth, it isn’t. We’ve still got UFC 248 this evening which will see Israel Adesanya fight Yoel Romero, but a lot of attention and hype is already turning to Khabib vs Ferguson next month.
The hype train went into overdrive last night as the two went face-to-face with each other during a press conference for the event, and it’s safe to say there was plenty of drama.
The war of words between both fighters was truly epic, and the face-off really didn’t disappoint.
After battling each other verbally from either side of White, the two fighters then squared off with each other, which eventually ended in Khabib kicking Ferguson’s belt off the stage, seemingly unimpressed with the American’s antics.
However, one thing that was also very noticeable during their face-off was the fact that White genuinely looked scared about what could go down.
His face was a true picture throughout, and even more so when Khabib booted the belt away.
You can tell there is hatred between the two fighters, and that’s what will make this night an absolute classic.
And if you didn’t think the beef was real before, then surely White’s reaction to the face-off will convince you.
He was genuinely concerned about what could go down, and it’s no surprise that he eventually called in a security guard to cool down the situation.
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