Fighters react to new UFC 249 main event
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UFC 249 has a new main event.

With lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov off the card due to coronavirus-related travel restrictions, Tony Ferguson and Justin Gaethje will face off on April 18 for the interim 155-pound title.

Several UFC and Bellator fighters reacted to the news on social media Monday.

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Fighters react to new UFC 249 main event
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