KHABIB KICKED TONY’S BELT OFF THE STAGE 😱
— UFC on BT Sport (@btsportufc) March 6, 2020
Duel Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Tony Ferguson had already heated up during a press conference. The provoked Khabib kicked El Cucuy’s championship belt.
The fight between Khabib and Ferguson will take place on 18 April 2020 at the Barclays Center, Brooklyn, United States at UFC 249. The second duel will be a race for the UFC lightweight championship belt.
Khabib’s meeting with Ferguson on the octagon was awaited by many people. Because the two fighters duel was previously always hampered by injury problems that alternately befall Khabib and Ferguson. In fact, their fight has been planned since 2015.
Although the new duel will be held next month, the heat tension has been shown by Khabib and Ferguson during a press conference in Las Vegas, Saturday (07/03/2020). Khabib, who is currently a UFC lightweight class champion, was sparked by his emotions after Ferguson continued to provoke him.
The press conference heats up after the two fighters taunt each other. Khabib called Ferguson as sunglasses. He also bluffed by saying ‘in street battles, I will destroy you.’
Meanwhile, Ferguson replied by mocking Khabib “fat and had the same size as Daniel Cormier. Cormier is a UFC heavyweight fighter who weighs 107 kg.