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Khabib Nurmagomedov will have a chance to defend his lightweight title as he will face Tony Ferguson in a UFC pay-per-view event on April 18 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, according to Brett Okamoto of ESPN.
Okamoto noted the 155-pound fight became official when Ferguson signed his contract on Friday in Las Vegas.
Nurmagomedov reportedly signed his contract earlier in the week.
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