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“The Eagle” Is Grounded Again

khabib nurmagomedov

Another injury has forced Khabib Nurmagomedov to the sidelines once again, as the unbeaten lightweight will not compete at The Ultimate Fighter 22 Finale.

Nurmagomedov (22-0) has been replaced by Edson Barboza for a bout vs. Tony Ferguson on December 11. The event features Chad Mendes vs. Frankie Edgar in the headline act.

Ferguson (19-3) has won nine of 10 Octagon fights, while Barboza (16-3) sports a 10-3 record overall with the promotion.

Check out the current lineup below:

Featherweight: Frankie Edgar vs. Chad Mendes

Lightweight: Edson Barboza vs. Tony Ferguson

Lightweight: Joe Lauzon vs. Evan Dunham

Welterweight: Mike Pierce vs. Ryan LaFlare

Featherweight: Mirsad Bektic vs. Tatsuya Kawajiri

Flyweight: Justin Scoggins vs. Joby Sanchez

Heavyweight: Gabriel Gonzaga vs. Konstantin Erokhin

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