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Tony Ferguson vs. Justin Gaethje Official For UFC 249

April 6, 2020 | Posted by Jeremy Lambert
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– The main event is set for UFC 249 as Dana White announced that Justin Gaethje will take on Tony Ferguson for the Interim Lightweight Title. A location for the April 18 event has yet to be announced.

UFC 249 was set to take place in Brooklyn with a headlining fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov against Ferguson. But things fell through due to the coronavirus pandemic and Khabib traveling back to Russia.