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After a crazy day of trying to find a new opponent for UFC 223 main eventer Khabib Nurmagomedov, UFC president Dana White unveiled Nurmagomedov’s new opponent, Al Iaquinta, at an impromptu press conference following Friday’s ceremonial weigh-in.
White talked about the the other fighters who were considered, Conor McGregor, and the two fighters also fielded questions before facing off ahead of their UFC 223 main event match-up.
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