On April 18, in the UFC 249 main tournament, undefeated UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov will try to defend his title against rival Tony. Tony Ferguson, that is, provided that the game is no longer frustrated by a cruel twist of fate.
With the approach of UFC 249, this match between Numagomedov and Ferguson is considered one of the greatest confrontations in UFC history. Both fighters have recently looked stunning, and they seem to have an answer to the other’s advantage.
Nurmagmedov highly appreciated Ferguson’s abilities, but he believed that his opponent was defeated in many key areas.
In an interview with RT Sport, Nurmagmedov spoke about the department, which he considers Ferguson’s boss. He pointed out the advantages of fighting and has advantages both in endurance and in physical terms.
“I always make my chances better than my opponents, because I can’t fight with uncertainty.” “I think I’m better than him in the fight,” said Nurmagmedov (via MMA Junkie). Many. I am physically stronger than him. I am stronger than him. Unlike him, I did not lose. ”
Nurmagomedov also felt that he was stronger than Ferguson, who had been wounded many times in the past.
Nurmagmedov said: “Unlike him, I have not yet been knocked down.” “He has – I believe that there are 7 UFC combinations, and many punches have fallen, so I can fight, and I will hit him especially hard.”
Although Nurmagomedov is confident in his skill and strength, he admits that Ferguson deserves praise.
Nurmagmedov said: “I think it would be right to notice his advantage.” “His winning streak is also good, he has not lost since 2012. He is a very good opponent. There have never been 12 consecutive victories between two people in UFC history, so this will be an important historical event. As an opponent, I take him very seriously. ”
Who do you think will win when Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson compete in UFC 249?