Another Nurmagomedov will contend at UFC 249. Umar Nurmagomedov will take on individual undefeated bantamweight Tracker Sky blue at the occasion, joining his cousin, UFC lightweight hero Khabib Nurmagomedov, on the card. UFC 249 happens April 18 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. The fundamental card pretense on pay-per-see following prelims on ESPN and ESPN+/UFC Battle Pass.
The 24-year-old Nurmagomedov is the third individual from the family to join the UFC program, nearby Khabib and another cousin, Abubakar Nurmagomedov. He has for the most part vied for Russian advancement Battle Evenings Worldwide, yet additionally has two appearances for PFL, where he indented prevails upon Saidyokub Kakharamonov and Sidemar Honorio.
Sky blue made sure about a UFC contract on Dana White’s Contender Arrangement this past July with a consistent choice success over Chris Ocon. In his first official session, he upset “Extreme Contender” champ Brad Katona at UFC on ESPN+ 16 in September.
With the expansion, the UFC 249 lineup presently incorporates:
Champ Khabib Nurmagomedov versus Tony Ferguson – for lightweight title Jessica Andrade versus Rose Namajunas Uriah Corridor versus Ronaldo Souza Ben Rothwell versus Gian Villante Ottman Azaitar versus Khama Commendable Calvin Kattar versus Jeremy Stephens Shamil Abdurakhimov versus Ciryl Gane Sijara Eubanks versus Sarah Moras Lyman Great versus Belal Muhammad Tracker Purplish blue versus Umar Nurmagomedov