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Khabib Nurmagomedov Says Donald Cerrone Hurt, “Cowboy” Disputes

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Khabib Nurmagomedov signed to face Donald Cerrone next Saturday at UFC on FOX 19, but that now appears off.

Nurmagomedov posted on social media Wednesday night that hours after agreeing to meet “Cowboy,” Cerrone suffered a rib injury.

Cerrone, however, is disputing the “rib injury” reported by Nurmagomedov:

Earlier this week, the main event for the card was scrapped when Tony Ferguson went down with an injury, leaving the unbeaten Nurmagomedov without an opponent.

While it remains to be seen if officials will continue to try and book him, Nurmagomedov did “call-out” another fighter: