Tony Ferguson is chasing after the Coveted Lightweight title, and is raring to get once more throughout 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 throughout the pandemic interval. UFC 249, the similar event at which initially Tony Vs. Khabib was the headliner fight, seen a modification, as as a result of restricted air journey in the intervening time (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 in the intervening time 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 might be out of the title picture, nonetheless he’s eager to get once more in there, and a fight with the No.2 Lightweight Dustin Poirier, would have paved one of the best ways for each him or for Poirier to get the championship berth. Nonetheless, the plans regarding the rather a lot anticipated bout couldn’t come to fruition, and subsequently no Tony Ferguson Vs. Dustin Poirier throughout the foreseeable future.
Tony Ferguson Reveals why Wrestle With Michael Chandler Fell By
Whereas El Cucuy is out of movement, he’s in quest of the right various, and in accordance along with his present interview with , the 36-year-old is acutely aware that only a few slots for a main-event is open. “I hear that they’re needing a major event. There’s one in November and one in December. My agent said we’re efficient to fight, nonetheless we have to speak about pay as a result of opponent change. I always instructed the UFC I’m in. I’m good with the fights, so let’s make it happen.”
After his fight in opposition to The Diamond purchased derailed midway, UFC evidently targeted him in opposition to Chandler, nonetheless Ferguson didn’t accepted it, as a result of the deal was further 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 attempt him further notoriety by throwing him in opposition to me and throwing him on the Khabib card. I get it. Nevertheless don’t pay him better than us. He has zero time throughout the UFC.”
Tony Ferguson is Eager to Face Anyone
Although, he seemingly has reservations with reference to the opponent or on the monetary side, however moreover is on board with the bigger objective, i.e., to get throughout the title physique as soon as extra. And subsequently is ready to face Chandler, Dustin, Gaethje or apparently anyone who might bolster his place.
“All individuals wants me to fight Khabib, correct? Yeah, Nevertheless I’ve purchased to earn my correct once more. 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. Proper right here we go as soon as extra. Instantly marks the celebration, correct? Yeah, Khabib and McGregor. F*ck them. That wouldn’t have occurred besides 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. Nevertheless I ain’t making an attempt to help no person no further. Justin Gaethje, you’re (expletive) welcome you’ve a belt, son. I guarantee you I’m going to tell you 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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