Russian mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov, who is also wildly popular in Pakistan, is set to go face to face with United States’ Justin Gaethje tonight at Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island in the main event of Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) 254.
Nurmagomedov, who has never been defeated in his pro MMA career, boasts a perfect 28-0 record, which also includes his humiliating defeat of Irish fighter Conor McGregor in 2019.
When will the UFC 254 kick off according to Pakistani time?
Early Prelims — 8pm
Preliminary Card — 9pm
Main Card (Khabib and Gaethje) — 11pm
It could be the toughest fight of Khabib Nurmagomedov’s career and we can expect him to be pushed to the limits but also expect him to find a way.
Nurmagomedov, who is a 1:3 favourite, gets the split decision after five rounds of dog fight.