Dana White Says They Had Cerrone vs. Nurmagomedov Until An Injury

Donald Cerrone and Khabib Nurmagomedov were close to getting to face each other in the ring like they have wanted to according to UFC President Dana White, the fight was a done deal for a September UFC event, and 20 minutes after signing, Khabib pulled out.

Here’s what Dana White recounted of the event:

“That fight was done. Joe Silva sent the email out, and 20 minutes later, (Nurmagomedov) went into the gym and blew his knee out. Twenty minutes. So that fight’s off.”

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