Tony Ferguson is chasing after the Coveted Light-weight title, and is raring to get again within the title image, after the painful setback in opposition to Justin Gaethje.
Tony Ferguson, who was earlier the undisputed contender to face Khabib Nurmagomedov for the Light-weight Belt, misplaced his means within the pandemic interval. UFC 249, the identical occasion at which initially Tony Vs. Khabib was the headliner combat, noticed a modification, as due to the restricted air journey at the moment (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 at the moment are set to sq. off at UFC 254, and the brand new star signing Michael Chandler is the backup fighter. Although, for now Tony Ferguson could be out of the title image, however he’s wanting to get again in there, and a combat with the No.2 Light-weight Dustin Poirier, would have paved the best way for both him or for Poirier to get the championship berth. Nonetheless, the plans in regards to the a lot anticipated bout couldn’t come to fruition, and therefore no Tony Ferguson Vs. Dustin Poirier within the foreseeable future.
Tony Ferguson Reveals why Struggle With Michael Chandler Fell By
Whereas El Cucuy is out of motion, he’s in search of the proper alternative, and in accordance with his current interview with , the 36-year-old is conscious that just a few slots for a main-event is open. “I hear that they’re needing a primary occasion. There’s one in November and one in December. My agent stated we’re effective to combat, however we need to talk about pay due to the opponent change. I at all times instructed the UFC I’m in. I’m good with the fights, so let’s make it occur.”
After his combat in opposition to The Diamond bought derailed halfway, UFC evidently focused him in opposition to Chandler, however Ferguson didn’t accepted it, because the deal was extra rewarding to the previous Bellator. “Now you’re going to herald a brand new dude who I’ve no clue who this dude is. From a advertising standpoint, dude has lower than 100k on Twitter. You’re going to strive him extra notoriety by throwing him in opposition to me and throwing him on the Khabib card. I get it. However don’t pay him greater than us. He has zero time within the UFC.”
Tony Ferguson is Keen to Face Anybody
Though, he seemingly has reservations with regards to the opponent or on the financial facet, but additionally is on board with the larger goal, i.e., to get within the title body once more. And subsequently is able to face Chandler, Dustin, Gaethje or apparently anybody who may bolster his place.
“All people needs me to combat Khabib, proper? Yeah, However I’ve bought to earn my proper again. 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 stated it was a match. Now you’re including in folks. Alright, cool. Right here we go once more. Immediately marks the celebration, proper? Yeah, Khabib and McGregor. F*ck them. That wouldn’t have occurred except they stripped my belt. So, f*ck you. Pay me as an alternative of this (expletive) clown.”
“Like I stated, Chandler, I’ve nothing in opposition to you – and Dustin, I’ve nothing in opposition to you. However I ain’t attempting to assist nobody no extra. Justin Gaethje, you’re (expletive) welcome you’ve a belt, son. I assure you I’m going to inform you to go get my belt as a result of your ass goes to get (expletive) whipped. I’m coming for it. So each you and (expletive) fathead, it is a message for each of you knuckleheads. It’s my mat and my time.”
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