The much-anticipated UFC lightweight title fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson looks set to fall by the wayside for a fifth time.

UFC lightweight champion Nurmagomedov (28-0 MMA, 12-0 UFC) appeared on Instagram Live on Monday to explain his situation and revealed he currently is stuck in his native Dagestan after plans to travel to the United Arab Emirates for UFC 249 hit travel restriction issues.

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Now the Russian is back home under a national travel lockdown, and revealed the UFC is considering moving ahead with the event without him.

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