"Ragin" Al Iaquinta (13-3 MMA, 8-2 UFC) is on five-fight win streak leading into his fight with Khabib, with his most recent win coming against Diego Sanchez at UFC Fight Night 108 on April 22, 2017.
After a frenzied afternoon of negotiations, the UFC announced that 30-year-old Iaquinta would step up to face Nurmagomedov in his home town of NY in the UFC223 main event on Saturday.
However, at this time its looking increasingly unlikely that either fight will happen, with Felder already revealing that he's out of the picture, stating, "I tried to get it". The fight would be for the lightweight title, but only for Khabib to win as he made championship weight.
"Dana White just announced that Al Iaquinta, if he wins, will be considered UFC champion". Paul Felder then stepped up to challenged Nurmagomedov, but the NYSAC wouldn't allow it because he is not among UFC's 10 ranked lightweight fighters.
Khabib Nurmagomedov, pictured during UFC 205 at Madison Square Garden on November 12, 2016 in New York City, was still unsure of his UFC 223 opponent 30 hours before the start of the event.
Turkey university gunman kills four in Eskisehir
Gonen said the assailant entered the university's education faculty with a gun and shot the four university staff members. However there was no indication of any link between Thursday's shooting and extremist activity.
Foxes report gender pay gap
The search giant's female employees' mean hourly rate is 17 per cent lower than men's, and their median rate is 16 per cent lower. Sony noted that more than half of new recruits were women during the past year, with more than a third from BAME backgrounds.
With Holloway out, UFC officials immediately turned to the other lightweights on the card as potential replacements because as intriguing as the strawweight championship rematch between Rose Namajunas and Joanna Jędrzejczyk is, it doesn't exactly make for a pay-per-view hit.
Many expected Felder and Pettis to get matched up as a result, but are both off the card, as they're teammates.
Holloway was deemed medically unfit to compete and was pulled from the UFC 223 main event.
"The title is on the line", White said during a press conference assembled for the new UFC 223 headliners. Al Iaquinta showed 155.2.
The victory not only ended Jedrzejczyk's undefeated run, but she failed to tie Ronda Rousey for the UFC women's record of six straight successful title defenses. Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar headlines 'Mania.
Hannity shared a clip from the show where Kimmel asks a young woman to feel his trousers and guess what's inside. Kimmel hosted " The Man Show " along with Adam Carolla on Comedy Central from 1999 to 2004.
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Trump boasted about the USA economy and military "levels" to little kids gathered on the White House lawn to roll Easter eggs. Such proposals are likely to face opposition from moderate Republicans and Democrats going into the midterm elections.
Chiesa later said on Twitter that the New York State Athletic Commission determined he would not be allowed to fight on Saturday. McGregor once held the 145 and 155-pound championships at the same time and boldly stated he wanted an ownership stake in UFC .
President Donald Trump is "obsessed with Amazon", one White House source who works with the president told Axios , "Obsessed". Goldman Sachs reissued a "conviction-buy" rating on shares of Amazon.com in a research note on Friday, February 2nd.
Sane Trilogy on PS4 will be able to enter a special code from Monday on that will allow them to watch the Spyro trilogy trailer . The original Spyro was a classic of the '90s, a colorful adventure game about (obviously) a dragon named Spyro .
But Britain's foreign ministry accused Russian Federation of requesting the meeting to undermine the organisation's investigation. The OPCW, the worldwide chemical weapons watchdog, plans to hold a special session on the incident in the Hague on Wednesday.
At Grace Cathedral, an audio recording of King's " I Have a Dream " speech will play at 4:01 p.m., the time of the shooting. Community organizers scheduled a march and commemorative program marking the anniversary in Yakima, Washington.
This past Tuesday, Kang Ying and her family flew from Jilin province to Chengdu to reunite with her biological parents. Not having a likeness of how she looked later in life, he included a photo of another daughter who looked similar.
We have three problems in the game of golf today, and I think all of them can be handled with a variety of different reasons. Normally, that just leads to really cute shots of Masters players' children roaming about Augusta's well-manicured greens.
US added 103000 jobs in March; rate stays 4.1 pct
Over the past six months, the average monthly gain has been 205,000, up from an average of 176,000 in the previous six months. Manufacturing jobs increased by 22,000 over the month, with all of the gain in the durable goods sector.
3K Google Workers Sign Letter to CEO Over Pentagon Work
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Special Snapchat lenses for iPhone X finally released
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Tesla shares higher after Model 3 production boost
Tesla reported that for the last week of March production reached 2,020 models in the last seven day period of the month. Tesla has become a very unusual share animal - what analysts call a "story stock".
John Cena Explains How He Does R-Rated Movies And PG Work
A new champion will be crowned, as Cedric Alexander will face Mustafa Ali in the finals of the WWE Cruiserweight Title Tournament. One of the most underrated wrestling games ever, WWE All-Stars was created to exemplify the grandiose nature that is wrestling.
Mexico Senate rebukes Trump over border deployment plans
In his tweet Thursday, Trump also said that border crossings are at a 46-year low, but said the rate was still "unacceptable". In a Thursday morning tweet, the president credits "the strong immigration laws of Mexico and their willingness to use them".
Woods grabs spotlight as Leishman takes lead
A win here this year would complete the career grand slam. "I wanted everyone to know how much this meant to me". The bigger obstacle might be a dozen or more other contenders, all of whom earned their share of the hype.
Prince Philip has a had a successful hip operation
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College baseball: St. Joseph's comes back for a 10-5 win
After Colby College (2-9) jumped to a 3-0 lead in the first two innings, the Monks and the Mules exchanged leads twice before St. But today, we played clean baseball and played the way it should be played with pitching, hitting and defense.
Robert Griffin III gets a surprising third chance
According to Ian Rapoport , the Baltimore Ravens have made a decision to sign Griffin to a one year deal as a backup role. He signed a one-year deal with the Baltimore Ravens on Tuesday night. "We felt like we needed another No. 2 quarterback".