Khabib Nurmagomedov Photo: Vitaly Timkivi / RIA Novosti
The most expensive ticket to a duel by rules of the mixed single combats (MMA) between Russian Habib Nurmagomedov and American Tony Ferguson is worth 11 $ 157 (697 929 rubles). Price Agency TASS has called the organizers of the tournament of the ultimate fighting championship (UFC).
For members of the UFC, the price match will be $ 99 — these tickets are the cheapest.
The fight will take place April 18 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, USA. The arena seats 19 thousand spectators.
The fight between Nurmagomedov and Ferguson fell four times. In April 2018, Ferguson withdrew from the bout due to injury. Then Nurmagomedov defeated al Iaquinta, who took the fight on short notice, and for the first time, seized the belt of the champion of UFC in the lightweight division.
Nurmagomedov and Ferguson leaders among active fighters in the organization by the number of consecutive wins (12). All in all, scoring 28 victories and no defeats. Ferguson is a former holder of the belt of the temporary champion of UFC in lightweight, he won 25 times and lost three times.
Video, photo All from Russia.