Habib Nurmagomedov will miss the UFC 249

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the Russian fighter of the ultimate fighting championship (UFC) and Khabib Nurmagomedov will not participate in the tournament UFC 249. On it informs “the Newspaper.ru”.

As stated the insider Ariel Helvani, the Russian fighter will arrive in the United States.

“not True. The tournament will take place, but without Habib,” – said UFC President Dana white.

it is Noted that Nurmagomedov can’t fly in the US because of the pandemic of coronavirus.

Earlier, the fighter said that his fight with American Tony Ferguson was repealed. Initially the match was scheduled on April 18 in Brooklyn. This event had to become the UFC 249. However, the Russians reported that the sports Association is preparing a UFC fight Ferguson with another rival, as Nurmagomedov can’t leave Russia.

Events canceled in various sports. So, on the eve of the Russian football Union (RFU) has suspended all football competitions. The decision was taken because of the pandemic coronavirus infection.

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