Recently, Lance Pugmire of the Los Angeles Times confirmed that a lightweight tilt between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Edson Barboza is the co-headliner for UFC 219. Fans were unsure of the match-up after “The Eagle” claimed he accepted a bout with interim 155-pound title holder Ferguson.
Since non-title bouts don’t take priority over championship fights, this would make Cyborg vs. Holm the headliner. Journalist Chamatkar Sandhu was quick to point this out:
— Chamatkar Sandhu (@SandhuMMA) November 28, 2017
UFC 219 takes place on Dec. 30 inside the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.