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UFC 254: Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Justin Gaethje

UFC 254 on "Fight Island" in Abu Dhabi is headlined by undefeated lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. interim champion Justin Gaethje. Other bouts on the card, hosted by Flash Forum on Yas Island in the United Arab Emirates, include Jared Cannonier vs. Robert Whittaker in a middleweight co-main event.

Khabib Nurmagomedov celebrates his victory over Justin Gaethje
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In this handout image provided by UFC, (L-R) Khabib Nurmagomedov of Russia celebrates his victory over Justin Gaethje in their lightweight title bout during the UFC 254 event on October 25, 2020 on UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

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In this handout image provided by UFC, (R-L) Justin Gaethje kicks Khabib Nurmagomedov of Russia in their lightweight title bout during the UFC 254 event on October 25, 2020 on UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

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In this handout image provided by UFC, (R-L) Khabib Nurmagomedov of Russia punches Justin Gaethje in their lightweight title bout during the UFC 254 event on October 25, 2020 on UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

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In this handout image provided by UFC, (R-L) Khabib Nurmagomedov of Russia takes down Justin Gaethje in their lightweight title bout during the UFC 254 event on October 25, 2020 on UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

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In this handout image provided by UFC, (R-L) Walt Harris punches Alexander Volkov of Russia in their heavyweight bout during the UFC 254 event on October 24, 2020 on UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

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In this handout image provided by UFC, (R-L) Jared Cannonier punches Robert Whittaker of Australia in their middleweight bout during the UFC 254 event on October 25, 2020 on UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

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In this handout image provided by UFC, (L-R) Alexander Volkov of Russia punches Walt Harris in their heavyweight bout during the UFC 254 event on October 24, 2020 on UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

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In this handout image provided by UFC, (L-R) Robert Whittaker of Australia punches Jared Cannonier in their middleweight bout during the UFC 254 event on October 25, 2020 on UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

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In this handout image provided by UFC, (R-L) Joel Alvarez of Spain attempts to submit Alexander Yakovlev of Russia in their lightweight bout during the UFC 254 event inside Flash Forum on UFC Fight Island on October 24, 2020 in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

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In this handout image provided by UFC, (R-L) Miranda Maverick punches Liana Jojua of Georgia in their women's flyweight bout during the UFC 254 event on October 24, 2020 on UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

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In this handout image provided by UFC, (L-R) Joel Alvarez of Spain kicks Alexander Yakovlev of Russia in their lightweight bout during the UFC 254 event inside Flash Forum on UFC Fight Island on October 24, 2020 in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

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In this handout image provided by UFC, (R-L) Liana Jojua of Georgia punches Miranda Maverick in their women's flyweight bout during the UFC 254 event inside Flash Forum on UFC Fight Island on October 24, 2020 in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

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In this handout image provided by UFC, (R-L) Da-un Jung of South Korea punches Sam Alvey in their light heavyweight bout during the UFC 254 event inside Flash Forum on UFC Fight Island on October 24, 2020 in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

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In this handout image provided by UFC, (R-L) Alex Oliveira of Brazil kicks Shavkat Rakhmonov of Kazakhstan in their welterweight bout during the UFC 254 event inside Flash Forum on UFC Fight Island on October 24, 2020 in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

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In this handout image provided by UFC, (L-R) Sam Alvey punches Da-un Jung of South Korea in their light heavyweight bout during the UFC 254 event inside Flash Forum on UFC Fight Island on October 24, 2020 in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

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In this handout image provided by UFC, (R-L) Nathaniel Wood of England punches Casey Kenney in their catchweight bout during the UFC 254 event on October 24, 2020 on UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

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In this handout image provided by UFC, (L-R) Shavkat Rakhmonov of Kazakhstan submits Alex Oliveira of Brazil in their welterweight bout during the UFC 254 event inside Flash Forum on UFC Fight Island on October 24, 2020 in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

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In this handout image provided by UFC, (L-R) Casey Kenney punches Nathaniel Wood of England in their catchweight bout during the UFC 254 event on October 24, 2020 on UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

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In this handout image provided by UFC, (L-R) Tai Tuivasa of Australia punches Stefan Struve of The Netherlands in their heavyweight bout during the UFC 254 event on October 24, 2020 on UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

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In this handout image provided by UFC, (R-L) Stefan Struve of The Netherlands kicks Tai Tuivasa of Australia in their heavyweight bout during the UFC 254 event on October 24, 2020 on UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

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In this handout image provided by UFC, (L-R) Ion Cutelaba of Moldova punches Magomed Ankalaev of Russia in their light heavyweight bout during the UFC 254 event on October 24, 2020 on UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

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In this handout image provided by UFC, Phillip Hawes celebrates his KO victory over Jacob Malkoun of Australia in their middleweight bout during the UFC 254 event on October 24, 2020 on UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

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In this handout image provided by UFC, (R-L) Magomed Ankalaev of Russia punches Ion Cutelaba of Moldova in their light heavyweight bout during the UFC 254 event on October 24, 2020 on UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

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In this handout image provided by UFC, (L-R) Phillip Hawes punches Jacob Malkoun of Australia in their middleweight bout during the UFC 254 event on October 24, 2020 on UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

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In this handout image provided by UFC, (R-L) Liliya Shakirova of Uzbekistan punches Lauren Murphy in their women's flyweight bout during the UFC 254 event on October 24, 2020 on UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

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In this handout image provided by UFC, (L-R) Lauren Murphy punches Liliya Shakirova of Uzbekistan in their women's flyweight bout during the UFC 254 event on October 24, 2020 on UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

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