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UFC 209: Khabib Nurmagomedov-Tony Ferguson For Interim Belt

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A second UFC title will be on the line at UFC 209, as Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson collide for the interim lightweight title.

Set for March 4 from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, the main event features Tyron Woodley vs. Stephen Thompson for the welterweight belt.

Nurmagomedov (24-0) has scored wins over Michael Johnson, former UFC champion Rafael dos Anjos and Pat Healy in recent years, battling injuries that have kept him on the sidelines.

Ferguson (22-3) is on a nine-fight win streak that has seen the former Ultimate Fighter winner best the likes of dos Anjos, Edson Barboza and Josh Thomson.

Below is the current fight card:

UFC Welterweight Championship
Tyron Woodley (c) vs. Stephen Thompson

Interim UFC Lightweight Championship
Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson

Heavyweight: Alistair Overeem vs. Mark Hunt

Featherweight: Darren Elkins vs. Mirsad Bektic

Heavyweight: Todd Duffee vs. Mark Godbeer

Bantamweight: Iuri Alcantara vs. Luke Sanders

Lightweight: Lando Vannata vs. David Teymur

Light Heavyweight: Igor Pokrajac vs. Ed Herman

Light Heavyweight: Paul Craig vs. Tyson Pedro

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