Khabib Nurmagomedov was rushed to the hospital while he was cutting weight before UFC 209 to face Tony Ferguson. The bout did not take place and it was the fight that a lot of people were looking forward to the most because there were implications of the winner facing lightweight champion Conor McGregor because this fight was for the interim lightweight belt.
McGregor’s coach John Kavanagh mentioned that he wants McGregor to face Nate Diaz in a trilogy fight next. Kavanagh feels like it would be the biggest draw because of how well the other two fights sold. A former UFC contender also brought up how he feels that Khabib Nurmagomedov actually lost his shot at McGregor because this incident happened.
On the next page, a former UFC title contender explains on video why Nate Diaz will get the next shot at UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor.
(click on page #2 to see the video of why Nate Diaz gets the next shot at McGregor)