WATCH: MMA fighter proposes to girlfriend ahead of UFC debut

Alex Nicholson is set to fight this weekend in Las Vegas

The goal for MMA fighters is to reach the promised land of the UFC.

Alex Nicholson will reach that goal on Saturday night when he faces Misha Cirkunov in a Light-Heavyweight bout in Las Vegas. No matter what happens, it will be a weekend the Florida fighter won't forget in a hurry.

Nicholson proposed to his girlfriend as he prepared to weigh-in for the fight. Thankfully for him, she said yes. It could have gotten awkward if there was a different response, especially with the eyes of the MMA world on Las Vegas this weekend.