With UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov currently under suspension until November, the UFC is desperate to book an interim title fight.
The UFC originally offered Tony Ferguson a shot at the interim title versus Max Holloway but declined due to the fact that the UFC stripped him of his interim title last year for no reason.
Now the UFC offered the fight to Dustin Porier and he accepted. The fight will be a rematch of a fight that took place years ago at featherweight. Check it out:
— Brett Okamoto (@bokamotoESPN) February 23, 2019