UFC 223 Preview: Tony Ferguson vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov

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Next month, the Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to the Big Apple for UFC 223 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.

The pay-per-view is headlined by a championship doubleheader featuring Tony Ferguson vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov and Rose Namajunas vs. Joanna Jędrzejczyk.

It’s a stacked fight card that also includes Michael Chiesa vs. former champion Anthony Pettis and Al Iaquinta vs. Paul Felder.

In anticipation of the big event, the UFC has released a preview of the main event from announcers Joe Rogan and Jimmy Smith.

Check out a preview of the upcoming title fight below:

UFC commentators Joe Rogan and Jimmy Smith preview the highly anticipated UFC 223 lightweight championship bout between Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov.

UFC 223 Fight Card

Main Card
Weight class
Lightweight Tony Ferguson (ic) vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov
Women’s Strawweight Rose Namajunas (c) vs. Joanna Jędrzejczyk
Featherweight Renato Moicano vs. Calvin Kattar
Lightweight Michael Chiesa vs. Anthony Pettis
Lightweight Al Iaquinta vs. Paul Felder
Preliminary Card (Fox Sports 1)
Women’s Strawweight Karolina Kowalkiewicz vs. Felice Herrig
Flyweight Ray Borg vs. Brandon Moreno
Lightweight Joe Lauzon vs. Chris Gruetzamacher
Lightweight Evan Dunham vs. Olivier Aubin-Mercier
Preliminary Card (UFC Fight Pass)
Featherweight Alex Caceres vs. Artem Lobov
Women’s Flyweight Bec Rawlings vs. Ashlee Evans-Smith
Light Heavyweight Devin Clark vs. Mike Rodriguez
Featherweight Zabit Magomedsharipov vs. Kyle Bochniak