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How Justin Gaethje Won the Interim Lightweight Title at U.F.C. 249

Image Justin Gaethje stopped Tony Ferguson in the fifth round at U.F.C. 249, winning the interim lightweight title and setting up a championship showdown with Khabib Nurmagomedov.Credit…Douglas P. Defelice/Getty Images Justin Gaethje and Tony Ferguson were matched to provide action. In organizing the first major professional sporting event in North America since the Covid-19 pandemic…