Nurmagomedov announced the cancellation of the fight with Ferguson

Despite repeated assurances from the head of the promotion Dana white announced earlier fight Nurmagomedov – Ferguson 18 April will not take place.

Nurmagomedov wrote in the Instagram message for MMA fans in English and Russian, explaining the situation.

Photo: Valery sharifulin/TASS Fight Povetkin – white due to coronavirus

“Sitting at home in quarantine and read people’s reactions to the situation surrounding my fight, it turns the whole world has to sit in quarantine the governments of all the countries and famous people around the world urge people to follow safety requirements to limit the spread of the disease for the salvation of men, and Habib relieved of all obligations and needs to demonstrate free will and the training, flying around the world and risking his life for the fight? he asked fans of the martial arts.

He said that upset excellent match even more than all the combat sports fans.

“I understand, and certainly not as much as you are upset by the cancellation of the fight, I guess I, like all others, had a lot of plans after the fight, but I can’t control all this,” he wrote.

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Publish from Khabib Nurmagomedov (@khabib_nurmagomedov) APR 1, 2020 12:02 PDT