Nurmagomedov said about the cancellation of the fight with Ferguson

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the Russian fighter Habib Nurmagomedov said that his fight with American Tony Ferguson was repealed. About this athlete wrote in his account Instagram.

Initially, the match between the fighters was scheduled on April 18 in Brooklyn. This event had to become the UFC 249. But on Tuesday, the Russians said that the sports Association is preparing a UFC fight Ferguson with another rival, as Nurmagomedov can’t leave Russia.

In turn, the head of the UFC Dana white said that the fight should take place “somewhere on planet Earth”. Nurmagomedov also has denied this information. The athlete said he currently is at home on quarantine.

“it Turns out, the whole world has to sit in quarantine, the governments of all countries and famous people around the world urge people to follow safety requirements to limit the spread of the disease for the salvation of men,” wrote Nurmagomedov in the social network, asking the rhetorical question whether he should risk his life to fight.

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Staying home in quarantine and reading the reaction of people to the situation around my fight, it turns out that the whole world should be in quarantine, governments of all countries, famous people around the world urge people to follow all safety requirements in order to limit the spread of the disease, to save people, and Khabib is the only one relieved of all obligations and must demonstrate free will and train flying around the world, for the sake of fight? – I understand everything and I’m definitely upset more than you to cancel the fight, probably like all others, I had many plans after the fight, but I can’t control it all. The greatest countries and the largest companies of our time are shocked by what is happening, every day the situation changes unpredictably. But Khabib still has to fight, is that what you saying? – Take care of yourself and put yourself in my shoes. – 📍 Sitting at home in quarantine and read people’s reactions to the situation surrounding my fight, it turns the whole world has to sit in quarantine, the governments of all countries and famous people around the world urge people to comply with safety requirements, to limit the spread of the disease for the salvation of men, and Habib, released from all obligations and needs to demonstrate Agency and to train flying around the world risking their lives for the sake of fighting ? – I understand everything, and certainly not as much as you are upset by the cancellation of the fight, I guess I have , like all others, had a lot of plans after the fight, but I can’t control all of it. Super power and the largest companies of our time in shock from what was going on, every day the situation changes is unpredictable. But Habib still have to fight, so? – Take care of yourself and put yourself in my place.

Publish from Khabib Nurmagomedov (@khabib_nurmagomedov) APR 1, 2020 12:02 PDT

He said, not happy about this turn of events and invited fans to put themselves in his place.

“I understand, and certainly not as much as you are upset by the cancellation of the fight, I guess I, like all others, had a lot of plans after the fight, but I can’t control it,” – said the fighter.

Specifies that the fight between Nurmagomedov and Ferguson is canceled for the fourth time.

Earlier Nurmagomedov kicked the championship belt Ferguson. The nerves of the Russian fighter did not survive during the duel of views which took place on March 6 in Las Vegas.

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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