Pros react to Khabib Nurmagomedov’s withdrawal from UFC 209

Pros react to Khabib Nurmagomedov’s withdrawal from UFC 209

Pros react to the news of Khabib Nurmagomedov’s withdrawal

By Oscar Willis - 3 Mar 2017

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s withdrawal from UFC 209 has been met with a fairly unanimous amount of shock from the mixed martial arts world, ranging from fans to pundits to fighters.

The lightweight had been scheduled to face Tony Ferguson tomorrow night in Las Vegas, but due to ‘weight management issues’, found himself hospitalised the day before he was set to weigh in. As such, he was pulled from the card, and the fight was scrapped.

Of course, with such big news, many a name took to social media to offer their thoughts. Here are some of the reactions from across the world of MMA:

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