D.White announces unprecedented stipulations for Nurmagomedov vs.Iaquinta UFC223

Dana White announces unprecedented stipulations for Nurmagomedov vs. Iaquinta UFC 223 title fight

Just when you thought things couldn’t get any crazier for UFC 223, Dana White announced a unique stipulation for the…

Earlier today, UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway was “declared medically unfit to fight” and was pulled from the lightweight title fight against Khabib Nurmagomedov. After going through a short list of possible replacements, the UFC was able to put together Nurmagomedov vs. Al Iaquinta, as Iaquinta was originally scheduled to fight Paul Felder on the card. With Iaquinta weighing in earlier in the day at 155.2-pounds, initially, he was not going to eligible to win the lightweight title being 0.2-pounds over the 155-pound title fight limit.