UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and contender Tony Ferguson are separated by president Dana White during a press conference in Las Vegas in March. Photo: Jeff Botari/Zuffa LLC UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and contender Tony Ferguson are separated by president Dana White during a press conference in Las Vegas in March. Photo: Jeff Botari/Zuffa LLC
UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and contender Tony Ferguson are separated by president Dana White during a press conference in Las Vegas in March. Photo: Jeff Botari/Zuffa LLC

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC)

UFC: Khabib turned away at UAE border despite being told Tony Ferguson fight was ‘99 per cent in Abu Dhabi’

  • Lightweight champion Khabib says he travelled to Abu Dhabi in March after talking to the UFC
  • Russian expresses disappointment at being stranded in Russia but says show must go on

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UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and contender Tony Ferguson are separated by president Dana White during a press conference in Las Vegas in March. Photo: Jeff Botari/Zuffa LLC UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and contender Tony Ferguson are separated by president Dana White during a press conference in Las Vegas in March. Photo: Jeff Botari/Zuffa LLC
UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and contender Tony Ferguson are separated by president Dana White during a press conference in Las Vegas in March. Photo: Jeff Botari/Zuffa LLC
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