Dana White went to plan a huge fight between champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and interim titleholder Justin Gaethje for the UFC’s Fight Island.
Accroding to the talks DThe fight could potentially happen on “Fight Island” this summer, White told ESPN Chicago on Tuesday.
“I expect (Nurmagomedov vs. Gaethje) to happen this summer,” White said, to ESPN. “I don’t know if it will be the first one, but it will be on ‘Fight Island,’ unless miraculously the world comes back together faster than I think it’s gonna.”
Nurmagomedov was planned to schedule for Ferguson Vs. Khabib but later he pulled out of the bout due to the travel restriction that he faced. Gaethje later became the replacement and he defeated Ferguson by fifth-round TKO to become the new interim champion.
Now, the new champion will possibly be up against Khabib for the UFC’s Fight Island. Also note that There is no further official announcement on the date sofar.
Dana White expects Khabib and Gaethje to thrown down on Fight Island this summer 🏝 pic.twitter.com/aDaImyILy1— ESPN MMA (@espnmma) May 12, 2020
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