No. 1 ranked featherweight Holloway will now step up a division to challenge Nurmagomedov and could potentially join McGregor as only the second fighter in UFC history to be a reigning champion in two different weight classes. Here's a video of UFC President Dana White announcing the switch as well. That's right, Dana White is washing his hands of the entire thing.
"About Conor? I don't remember when he fight last time", said Nurmagomedov.
This is the fourth time that a matchup between Ferguson and Nurmagomedov has fallen through.
UFC 223 is set to take place on Saturday, April 7, 2018, at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. "I was ready to go", Holloway said.
Ferguson was ruled out of their high profile UFC lightweight title fight after a trip and fall while performing media duties saw him tear knee ligaments.
Featherweight champ Max Holloway has been drafted in as a replacement, and will now fight the 25-0 Dagestani in a bid to claim both of McGregor's former straps.
Holloway, 19-3, has not lost a fight since 2013 when McGregor beat him by decision. Opportunities like this come once in a lifetime and there was really only one guy was able to do it. "And when you think about it, if he wins this fight, other than Conor McGregor, he will be the only guy to hold two belts at the same time".
Nurmagomedov said he arrived in town Saturday with no indication Ferguson was pulling out of the bout, which now has been scheduled and canceled four times in recent years because of injuries to both fighters.
White said after the event that he was embarrassed and promised to one day make it up to the fans of Calgary.
Boasting two highly anticipated championship bouts and a host of familiar, established names up and down the bill, Saturday's 13-fight bill should be an electric affair from start to finish.
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