The UFC will not face Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson first. It was after Khabib announced that he wanted to stay on quarantine due to a coronavirus outbreak.

The two will face off on April 18 at the Barclay Center in Brooklyn, New York. After returning home from Dagestan, Russia from California, Nurmagomedov said he would not leave the house despite the urging of UFC President Dana White. The fight has been five times since 2015 but has not been sustained due to injuries such as injury and illness of both fighter.