The March 4 match-up is actually the third time the two fighters had been scheduled to meet, but injuries have prevented the bout from taking place prior to UFC 209.
Now, Nurmagomedov and Ferguson meet with the interim lightweight title on the line, but the personal bad blood in this feud might go much deeper than any belt being handed out at the end of the fight.
Let’s just say it’s going to be explosive, as you can see in this video.
Who do you think will come out on top in Las Vegas?
Derrick ‘The Black Beast’ Lewis rallied in the second round of his main event clash with Travis Browne in Halifax to score a knockout win.
The heavyweight clutched his stomach during the opening five minutes after finding himself on the receiving end of Browne’s front kicks.
Although he did score a knockdown with a solid right hand in the first, it appeared as though the writing was on the wall for the New Orleans native going into the second round.
Lewis began the onslaught that eventually ended the night for Brown in the first minute of the next round.
He then rendered Browne unconscious with his patented ground and pound with less than two minutes left on the clock to take the win.
Murthel Groenhart is aiming to achieve an historic achievement as he gears up to take on as he takes on Thongchai Sitsongpeenong at the Glory 38 SuperFight Series on Friday.
Murthel, along with Mike Passenier speak about the current landscape in the welterweight division in the above video.
In this video, see how Murthel does his training and oozes confidence while reiterating that he needs to show people why he is the next champion.
Do you think Murthel will emerge victorious against Sitsongpeenong?