- Saturday 10.24.2020 at 02:00 PM ET
- U.S. Broadcast: Pay Per View | Prelims: ESPN 2
- Promotion: Ultimate Fighting Championship
- Ownership: Endeavor
- Venue: UFC Fight Island
- Location: Abu Dhabi, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
- Enclosure: Octagon
- TV Announcers: Jon Anik, Daniel Cormier
- Ring Announcer: Bruce Buffer
- Post-Fight Interviews: Jon Anik
- PPV Buys / Buyrate: 675,000 | TV Ratings: 343,000 avg. viewers (ESPN 2 prelims)
- MMA Bouts: 12
Cancelled & Fizzled Bouts
Honors & Awards
Performance of the NightKhabib Nurmagomedov vs. Justin Gaethje | $50,000 bonus to Nurmagomedov
Performance of the NightMagomed Ankalaev vs. Ion Cutelaba II | $50,000 bonus to Ankalaev
Fight of the NightCasey Kenney vs. Nathaniel Wood | $50,000 bonus to each fighter
Nurmagomedov vs. Gaethje (12), Hawes vs. Malkoun (9), Struve vs. Tuivasa (6), Alvarez vs. Yakovlev (1)
Whittaker vs. Cannonier (11), Ankalaev vs. Cutelaba II (7), Kenney vs. Wood (5), Jung vs. Alvey (3)
Volkov vs. Harris (10), Murphy vs. Shakirova (8), Oliveira vs. Rakhmonov (4), Jojua vs. Maverick (2)
10.26.2020 | 11:51 PM ET
Goddamn Greg. Careful with that axe!
10.27.2020 | 2:11 PM ET
I agree about the Tibau fight but it was obvious that Khabib had improved over that early version himself. The GSP comparison is very apt imo, at least the post-Serra version as both were too focused on defensive tactics and control to ever be truly entertaining.
* Edited at 10.27.2020, 2:12 PM ET *
10.27.2020 | 4:13 PM ET
Khabib's Padded record Before UFC ....
only fought 6 fighters with winning records in his first 16 fights
When Khabib was about to fight someone like Tony Ferguson who had plans for him on the ground game -- mean lots and lots of blood spilled - Khabib would suddenly have a medical issue and cant fight because he cut too much weight or something else.
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