UFC President Dana white announced that the champion in lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov will not take part in the tournament UFC 249.
Previously , it was stated by the Russian. Now this information was confirmed on Twitter white.
Nurmagomedov had to fight with Tony Ferguson.
“The UFC 249 will be held, but without Habib. I will announce all the participants of the tournament tomorrow,” wrote white.
Note that because of the pandemic of unknown coronavirus, which will host UFC 249.
Earlier it was reported that Belarus is ready to host the tournament.