‘The king has never left, he’s not going anywhere’: Khabib Nurmagomedov prepares for Tony Ferguson bout with boxing session as he warns rivals ‘tell them I’m coming’
- Khabib Nurmagomedov will fight Tony Ferguson at UFC 249 on April 18
- Many believe that the fight will be the toughest test of his career so far
- The Russian enters the fight undefeated with a perfect record of 28-0
Khabib Nurmagomedov has fired a warning shot at his rivals, telling them that the king isn’t going anywhere.
The Russian will defend his lightweight title against Tony Ferguson at UFC 249 in Brooklyn on April 18.
Undefeated in his 28 fights, Nurmagomedov is widely regarded as the most dominant lightweight of all time.
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Khabib Nurmagomedov is training ahead of his fight with Tony Ferguson at UFC 249
And having watched old rival Conor McGregor return to winning ways on Saturday, he has reminded his fellow fighters and fans of who is No 1.
‘King has never left, he’s not going anywhere,’ he wrote alongside a video of himself dripping with sweat following a boxing session.
‘Tell them I’m coming,’ he continued with the hashtags #Alhamdulillah #ufc249 #andstill #lightweight #champion.
The Eagle last fought in September, submitting Dustin Poirier at UFC 242 in Abu Dhabi.
He is now facing what many fans believe to be the toughest test of his career in Ferguson, who is currently riding a 12-fight win streak that dates back to 2012.
A victory will likely set up a rematch with the resurgent McGregor, who he defeated via submission back in October of 2018.