Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Tony Ferguson Aimed For UFC On FOX Event In April

A bout between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson maybe in the works for the UFC On FOX event scheduled for April 16th. Sources confimed the news to MMAFighting.com after Michael Johnson withdrew from his fight against Tony Ferguson at UFC 197 in March.




Khabib Nurmagomedov (22-0) has recently suffered a rib injury that saw him withdraw from his last scheduled bout with Ferguson at the TUF 22 Finale this past December. Prior to that Khabib also suffered a knee injury so has’nt fought since his last fight against now Lightweight Champion Rafael dos Anjos. He won that bout by decision back in April 2014.
Tony Ferguson (20-3) is coming off a second round submission win over Edson Barboza at the TUF 22 Finale this past December. Ferguson is currenlty on a seven fight win streak with his last loss being to Michael Johnson in May 2012.
It is not clear if this bout will be the main or co-main for this event. There is also no confirmation on the location or venue of this card.



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