Finally, it is happening. Khabib Nurmagomedov and Justin Gaethje will battle it out for the undisputed UFC lightweight title at UFC 254. It is the main card of the night. While Khabib “The Eagle” will look to defend his undefeated streak and title, Justin “The Highlight” will be hoping to make history by becoming the first man to beat the Russian MMA fighter.
Khabib is currently undefeated with a dominant record of 28-0 and will be the favourites to lift the championship. Gaethje, on the other hand, became the interim champion after beating Tony Ferguson at UFC 249.
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What are Khabib vs Gaethje’s UFC career record?
Russian Nurmagomedov, 32, has a 28-0 record, while Gaethje, 31, is 22-2.“Khabib’s a big superstar. But if he beats Justin, he’s on his way to GOAT status,” said Dana White.
“He’s looking down the barrel of not only being the greatest to ever do it in this division but being the number one pound-for-pound fighter in the world.”
Nurmagomedov has hinted at retiring if he reaches a 30-0 record and, asked at the pre-fight press conference about achieving the same status as boxing greats Muhammad Ali and Mike Tyson, he said: “I don’t know if I can ever become close to these people.
“I didn’t have this goal; I just want to win every fight. We’ll see in the future because I’m not finished yet. When I retire, I want to retire [as the] undisputed, undefeated UFC lightweight champion.”
When is Khabib vs Gaethje UFC 254 LIVE in India?
Khabib vs Gaethje UFC 254 will be telecast live on Saturday, October 24.
What time is Khabib vs Gaethje UFC 254 LIVE in India?
Khabib vs Gaethje UFC 254 LIVE in India will telecast at 11:30 pm.
Where will Khabib vs Gaethje UFC 254 be held?
Khabib vs Gaethje UFC 254 will be held at the Flash Forum Arena in Las Island, Abu Dhabi.
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