UFC is headed worldwide as soon as once more.
Khabib Nurmagomedov (28-0) and Justin Gaethje (22-2) will sq. off for the light-weight title in the main event at UFC 254 on Battle Island in Abu Dhabi on Saturday, Oct. 24.
The headliner will probably be a unification bout between the present light-weight champion, Nurmagomedov, and the present UFC interim light-weight champion, Gaethje. The undefeated Nurmagomedov was initially set to defend his title towards Tony Ferguson at UFC 249, however COVID-19 restrictions kept him in his native Russia. Gaethje, an Arizona native, took his spot and beat Ferguson by TKO, establishing Saturday’s anticipated showdown.
Right here’s all the information you must learn about UFC 254:
The place is UFC 254 happening?
UFC Battle Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
When is the Nurmagomedov vs. Gaethje battle?
Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020. The six-fight principal card begins at 2 p.m. EDT
What’s the complete battle card?
Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Justin Gaethje (light-weight)
Robert Whittaker vs. Jared Cannonier (middleweight)
Alexander Volkov vs. Walt Harris (heavyweight)
Jacob Malkoun vs. Phillip Hawes (middleweight)
Lauren Murphy vs. Liliya Shakirova (ladies’s flyweight)
Magomed Ankalaev vs. Ion Cutelaba (gentle heavyweight)
Stefan Struve vs. Tai Tuivasa (heavyweight)
Nathaniel Wooden vs. Casey Kenney (catchweight)
Alex Oliveira vs. Shavkat Rakhmonov (welterweight)
Da-un Jung vs. Sam Alvey (gentle heavyweight)
Liana Jojua vs. Miranda Maverick (ladies’s flyweight)
Joel Alvarez vs. Alexander Yakovlev (light-weight)
How can I watch UFC 254?
Predominant Card: 2 PM EDT on ESPN+ PPV
The pay-per-view UFC occasion prices $64.99.
Prelims: 12 PM EDT on ESPN2 & ESPN+
Early Prelims: 11 AM EDT on ESPN+
What are the chances for Ferguson vs. Gaethje and who’s favored to win?
Nurmagomedov (-360) is the favorite over Gaethje (+280), through William Hill Sportsbook.
Is there historical past within the octagon between Nurmagomedov and Gaethje?
No, Saturday would be the first time they meet. Nurmagomedov holds the UFC’s longest energetic unbeaten streak, along with his final two wins coming by submission over Dustin Poirier and Conor McGregor. Gaethje solely has two profession losses, one coming to Poirier in 2018, however he has received 4 straight bouts since then, the final two by TKO.