Verbal understandings are set up for a confrontation of lightweight champions Alexander Hernandez and Islam Makhachev at UFC 249. MMA Battling affirmed that agreements are relied upon to be marked in a matter of seconds for the April 18 battle after a report from MMA Addict. Twelve sessions are currently on tap for the compensation per-see occasion at Barclays Field in Brooklyn, N.Y.
Hernandez is seven months expelled from a choice success over Francisco Trinaldo that set him back in the success segment after a Technical knockout misfortune to Donald Cerrone, who had the last chuckle after a rubbish talk filled limited time cycle. Preceding that urgent battle. Makhachev ran over Hernandez’s radar when he supplanted the Russian-conceived contender, who had to pull back from a booked battle with Trinaldo at UFC 233. The battle was rejected when Hernandez got the call to battle Cerrone, and the session with Trinaldo was rescheduled for July 2019.
Makhachev’s latest octagon appearance came this past September, when he outpointed flooding lightweight Davi Ramos. The success increased his present series of wins to six battles. UFC 249 is featured by a hotly anticipated standoff between Makhachev’s partner, lightweight champ Khabib Nurmagomedov, and ex-interval champ Tony Ferguson.