Khabib Nurmagomedov has picked the three fighters he thinks will win their title bouts at UFC 251 on Battle Island.
Dana White confirmed his a lot anticipated plans for Battle Island, which will probably be staged in Abu Dhabi.
UFC 251 will probably be on July 11 and White has scheduled three title fights in a stacked card.
The UFC has managed to stage a number of occasions behind closed doorways amid the coronavirus pandemic and Battle Island will assist them host fights primarily based exterior of America.
Headlining will probably be Kamaru Unman vs Gilbert Burns for the welterweight title.
Alexander Volkanovski will defend his featherweight belt towards Max Holloway whereas Jose Aldo and Petr Yan will combat for the vacant bantamweight crown.
Light-weight champion Nurmagomedov delivered his verdict in blunt style on Twitter.
He stated: “Usman, Yan, Holloway.”
The Russian fighter is not going to defend his belt till UFC 253 on September 19, a yr since his final time within the Octagon when he beat Dustin Poirier.
Khabib was on account of combat Tony Ferguson at UFC 249 earlier this yr however the coronavirus pandemic noticed him unable to go away his house nation.
Justin Gaethje stepped in and beat Ferguson to win the interim light-weight title and can face Khabib at UFC 253.