Tony Ferguson is chasing after the Coveted Lightweight title, and is raring to get as quickly as additional all by way of the title picture, after the painful setback in opposition to Justin Gaethje.
Tony Ferguson, who was earlier the undisputed contender to face Khabib Nurmagomedov for the Lightweight Belt, misplaced his means all by way of the pandemic interval. UFC 249, the identical event at which initially Tony Vs. Khabib was the headliner battle, seen a modification, as on account of restricted air journey for the time being (June), Nurmagomedov couldn’t arrive at Florida, and thus Justin Gaethje went up in opposition to Tony Ferguson for the Interim championship, and gained the title.
Justin Gaethje and Khabib Nurmagomedov for the time being are set to sq. off at UFC 254, and the model new star signing Michael Chandler is the backup fighter. Though, for now Tony Ferguson is more likely to be out of the title picture, nonetheless he’s desirous to get as quickly as additional in there, and a battle with the No.2 Lightweight Dustin Poirier, would have paved among the many best strategies for each him or for Poirier to get the championship berth. Nonetheless, the plans regarding the pretty fairly loads anticipated bout couldn’t come to fruition, and subsequently no Tony Ferguson Vs. Dustin Poirier all by way of the foreseeable future.
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Tony Ferguson Reveals why Wrestle With Michael Chandler Fell By
Whereas El Cucuy is out of movement, he’s in quest of the right quite a few, and in accordance alongside collectively along with his present interview with , the 36-year-old is acutely aware that just some slots for a main-event is open. “I hear that they’re needing a critical event. There’s one in November and one in December. My agent said we’re atmosphere pleasant to battle, nonetheless now we’ve to speak about pay on account of opponent change. I on a regular basis instructed the UFC I’m in. I’m good with the fights, so let’s make it happen.”
After his battle in opposition to The Diamond purchased derailed midway, UFC evidently targeted him in opposition to Chandler, nonetheless Ferguson didn’t accepted it, on account of the deal was extra rewarding to the earlier Bellator. “Now you’re going to herald a model new dude who I’ve no clue who this dude is. From a promoting standpoint, dude has decrease than 100k on Twitter. You’re going to purpose him extra notoriety by throwing him in opposition to me and throwing him on the Khabib card. I get it. Nonetheless don’t pay him increased than us. He has zero time all by way of the UFC.”
Tony Ferguson is Wanting to Face Anyone
Although, he seemingly has reservations with regards to the opponent or on the monetary side, nonetheless moreover is on board with the bigger aim, i.e., to get all by way of the title physique as shortly as additional. And subsequently is ready to face Chandler, Dustin, Gaethje or apparently anyone who could bolster his place.
“All individuals needs me to battle Khabib, proper? Yeah, Nonetheless I’ve purchased to earn my proper as quickly as additional. OK, cool. Who’s it going to be? It’ll be Dustin? Or is it going to be Chandler? I don’t give a f*ck. I said it was a match. Now you’re together with in of us. Alright, cool. Right correct proper right here we go as shortly as additional. Instantly marks the celebration, proper? Yeah, Khabib and McGregor. F*ck them. That wouldn’t have occurred along with they stripped my belt. So, f*ck you. Pay me as a substitute of this (expletive) clown.”
“Like I said, Chandler, I’ve nothing in opposition to you – and Dustin, I’ve nothing in opposition to you. Nonetheless I ain’t making an attempt to help no particular person no extra. Justin Gaethje, you’re (expletive) welcome you’ve a belt, son. I guarantee you I’m going to let you already know to go get my belt on account of your ass goes to get (expletive) whipped. I’m coming for it. So every you and (expletive) fathead, it’s a message for every of you knuckleheads. It’s my mat and my time.”
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