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Anthony Pettis says he’d never fight Ben Askren: ‘I’ll save myself the embarrassment’

NASHVILLE — Anthony Pettis speaks to the media at UFC Nashville media day about his headlining bout with Stephen Thompson, his move up to welterweight, Tony Ferguson’s situation, Ben Askren, …read more

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Tony Ferguson Claims Recent Psychologist Appointment Went Well

Former interim UFC lightweight champion Tony Ferguson claims that a recent visit to a psychologist went well. As we previously reported, Ferguson’s wife filed a restraining order against the mixed …read more

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Posted on March 21, 2019, 3:46 am By
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Ferguson: Psychologist appointment went well, thanks doc

Tony Ferguson claims to be seeing a psychiatrist to help overcome his personal issues. It looks like Tony Ferguson is doing everything in his power to overcome his personal issues …read more

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BREAKING | Kevin Lee moves up to welterweight, faces Rafael Dos Anjos in UFC Rochester main event

It’s been a roller coaster ride of events for “The Mo-Town Phenom” Kevin Lee since his interim title fight with Tony Ferguson in October 2017.

The then 24-year old Lee would …read more

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Iaquinta: UFC offered Ferguson fight last week

The UFC lightweight contender last week agreed to fight Tony Ferguson, but then the former interim champ’s personal issues came to light. Al Iaquinta recently got a fight offer that …read more

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Posted on March 20, 2019, 7:46 pm By
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Dana White Says Tony Ferguson Shouldn’t Fight Until Personal Issues Are Resolved

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president Dana White believes Tony Ferguson should hold off on competing until he can resolve his personal issues. Ferguson is regarded as one of the best …read more

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Dana White says it’s not in Tony Ferguson’s best interest to fight right now

Tony Ferguson is not expected to be in the Octagon anytime soon according to UFC President, Dana White.

Ferguson, who is the former interim lightweight champion is currently in the midst …read more

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Dana White: Fighting Not in Tony Ferguson’s ‘Best Interest’ at the Moment

It may be some time before Tony Ferguson gets back into the Octagon. …read more

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Dana White: Fighting right now would not be in Tony Ferguson’s ‘best interest’

It doesn’t appear that Tony Ferguson will be fighting any time soon.
UFC president Dana White briefly discussed the sensitive situation the former UFC interim lightweight champion is going through in …read more

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Ferguson: UFC is helping me find the help we need

Tony Ferguson has issued a statement thanking the UFC and his management for their support during his ongoing personal troubles. After news broke last week that Tony Ferguson was having …read more

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Posted on March 17, 2019, 10:46 pm By
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Tony Ferguson updates fans amid recent troubles: ‘I’m in good spirits’

Former UFC interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson is currently embroiled in some unfortunate personal struggles, as he was recently hit with a restraining order from his wife.

Nonetheless, Ferguson says …read more

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Tony Ferguson releases statement, says UFC is ‘helping me find the help we need’

Tony Ferguson appears to be in good spirits following the recent turmoil in his life.
The UFC lightweight star shared a message on Instagram on Saturday, thanking the fans and the …read more

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Ferguson Releases Statement: ‘UFC Helping Me Find The Help We Need’

After having a restraining order slapped on him for alleged domestic abuse and ordered to stay away from his family, it’s safe to say Tony Ferguson is having the worst …read more

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Conor McGregor shows support for Tony Ferguson

Conor McGregor has Tony Ferguson’s back during the former UFC interim lightweight champ’s difficult time. Once potential rivals, Tony Ferguson has Conor McGregor’s full support during his difficult time.
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Conor McGregor Shows Support For Tony Ferguson

Conor McGregor and Tony Ferguson aren’t friends, but the “Notorious” one is showing support for “El Cucuy.” Ferguson has made it clear that he’s gunning for lightweight gold. He won …read more

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Conor McGregor issues statement of support for Tony Ferguson

Former UFC interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson was served with a restraining order on behalf of his wife earlier this week, but has received a show of support from an …read more

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Conor McGregor offers words of encouragement to Tony Ferguson

Conor McGregor is showing support for Tony Ferguson, this following a difficult week for the former UFC interim lightweight champion.

Ferguson was hit with a restraining order from his wife Cristina …read more

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McGregor Offers Support To Ferguson: ‘Come Back Stronger Than Ever’

After being hit with a restraining order earlier this week and told to stay 100 yards away from his family, Tony Ferguson sure can use some support from his fellow …read more

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Conor McGregor shows support to Tony Ferguson: 'Come back stronger than ever'

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Conor McGregor is backing Tony Ferguson through what are some clearly difficult times for the former interim UFC lightweight champion.
Over the past few days some …read more

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Conor McGregor offers encouraging words to Tony Ferguson during difficult time

Conor McGregor has extended some kind words to Tony Ferguson.
The former two-division UFC champion tweeted about Ferguson early Saturday morning, writing that Ferguson is “the type of that when all …read more

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Tony Ferguson’s wife issues statement addressing restraining order

Cristina Ferguson, the wife of former UFC interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson, filed for a restraining order against her husband earlier this week, following repeated calls to police.
Cristina on Friday …read more

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Ferguson Ordered To Stay Away From Family, Wife Details More ‘Violent’ Behavior

The restraining order filed against Tony Ferguson for alleged domestic abuse earlier this week by his wife, Christina, has officially been granted by a judge, according to a recent report …read more

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Tony Ferguson’s wife details UFC star’s alleged ‘frightening’ behavior, taking of son in court filing

ORANGE, Calif. — Tony Ferguson’s wife filed a request for a temporary domestic violence restraining order after Ferguson allegedly took their son for six days and a series of “frightening” …read more

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Tony Ferguson’s wife files for temporary restraining order after multiple police calls to home

Tony Ferguson’s wife has filed for a restraining order against him.
Cristina Ferguson filed for the temporary order against the UFC fighter, which alleges domestic violence, on Wednesday in Orange County …read more

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Tony Ferguson’s wife issues statement on restraining order

Following the shocking news regarding former UFC interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson yesterday, his wife Cristina issued a statement to UFC broadcast partner ESPN.

Tony Ferguson is a good …read more

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Wife Of Tony Ferguson Issues Statement Explaining Restraining Order

Yesterday (Thurs. March 14, 2019) it was reported that the wife of UFC star Tony Ferguson, Cristina Ferguson, filed a restraining order against her husband. The restraining order was filed …read more

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Ferguson’s Wife Releases Statement

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) interim lightweight champion, Tony Ferguson, is a good husband and a good father to his son, according to his wife Cristina, but he needs help …read more

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Tony Ferguson's wife issues statement explaining reason for restraining order

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In the wake of the filing of a restraining order against her husband, Tony Ferguson’s wife late Thursday issued a statement.
Cristina Ferguson, the wife of …read more

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Ferguson's wife files restraining order against him

Cristina Ferguson, the wife of UFC interim lightweight champ Tony Ferguson, filed a temporary restraining order against him Wednesday. …read more

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Posted on March 15, 2019, 6:46 am By
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Ferguson Hit With Restraining Order

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president, Dana White, recently revealed that Tony Ferguson was going through several personal issues, preventing him from making his highly-anticipated return to the Octagon.
And now …read more

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Posted on March 15, 2019, 1:16 am By
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Tony Ferguson’s wife files for restraining order, concerned for his well being

Cristina Ferguson, wife of former UFC interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson, has filed for a restraining order against her husband. MMAJunkie first reported the developing story.
Online documents show that Cristina …read more

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Wife Of UFC Fighter Tony Ferguson Files Restraining Order

Former interim UFC lightweight champion Tony Ferguson’s wife, Cristina Ferguson, has reportedly filed a restraining order against the mixed martial arts (MMA) star. The restraining order was filed Wednesday (March …read more

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Wife of UFC’s Tony Ferguson files restraining order

The lightweight top contender has been ordered to stay away from his wife and child following a string of police visits to their home. Dana White may have been underselling …read more

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Posted on March 15, 2019, 12:16 am By
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Tony Ferguson's wife files restraining order after multiple police visits to home

The wife of former UFC interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson on Wednesday filed a restraining order against her husband, alleging domestic violence.
According to online records, Cristina Ferguson filed the restraining …read more

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Tony Ferguson hit with restraining order following alleged domestic violence

The wife of former UFC interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson filed a restraining order against her husband on Wednesday, alleging domestic violence.

According to online records, Cristina Ferguson filed the restraining …read more

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Dana White Says Tony Ferguson Can’t Fight Due To Personal Issues

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president Dana White claims that Tony Ferguson has personal matters to attend to. When Max Holloway vs. Dustin Poirier was announced for the interim UFC lightweight …read more

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Dana White: Personal Issues Delaying Ferguson’s Return

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) interim Lightweight champion Tony Ferguson hasn’t competed since defeating Anthony Pettis at UFC 229 in a thrilling brawl last October (see it again here).
Though it …read more

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Ferguson claims to have been ‘antagonized, provoked, and threatened’

It doesn’t look like Tony Ferguson will be returning to the Octagon anytime soon. Wondering where Tony Ferguson is and why he didn’t accept an interim lightweight title bout versus …read more

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Posted on March 13, 2019, 6:46 pm By
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Tony Ferguson says he’s been ‘antagonized, provoked, and threatened’

Tony Ferguson is one of the most interesting and eccentric characters in MMA. So much so that, within the MMA community, fans have something of a running joke about him. …read more

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Posted on March 12, 2019, 5:16 pm By
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White Unsure What To Do With Ferguson After Interim Title Snub

After declining the opportunity to fight for the interim lightweight title next month at UFC 236, Tony Ferguson has put himself in lightweight limbo.
That’s according to UFC president Dana White, …read more

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Dana White unsure where Tony Ferguson fits at lightweight after declining interim spot

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LAS VEGAS – Former interim UFC lightweight champion Tony Ferguson’s career is now in limbo.
UFC President Dana White today said the winner of UFC …read more

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Posted on March 2, 2019, 2:16 am By
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Dana White addresses Tony Ferguson and the UFC lightweight title picture

According to UFC President Dana White, former interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson turned down the opportunity to fight Max Holloway at UFC 236.

As a result, the UFC swiftly booked Max …read more

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Dana White explains why Tony Ferguson is out of the Khabib Nurmagomedov sweepstakes

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UFC president Dana White addressed Tony Ferguson at the UFC 236 kick-off press conference, confirming that he is currently out of the line-up for a title …read more

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Ex-UFC champ Eddie Alvarez rips interim titles, calls Tony Ferguson's situation 'the saddest story'

LAS VEGAS – Eddie Alvarez believes fighters, media and fans need to “wake up” when it comes to the use of interim titles in MMA.
Alvarez, a ONE Championship fighter, believes …read more

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Al Iaquinta wants Tony Ferguson next, says interim titles are ‘getting out of control’

The lightweight division has consistently been one of MMA’s deepest and best for several years now. However, more recently there has been an influx of different storylines that have kept …read more

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Posted on March 1, 2019, 1:16 am By
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Conor McGregor & Tony Ferguson Exchange Words On Social Media

Conor McGregor and Tony Ferguson had a rather interesting exchange on social media. Ferguson will be sitting on the sidelines while featherweight champion Max Holloway and Dustin Poirier collide for …read more

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Tony Ferguson calls out Conor McGregor, McGregor responds

On Tuesday, former UFC interim lightweight champ Tony Ferguson called for a fight with Conor McGregor — given that he’s been left out of the upcoming interim title fight between …read more

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McGregor Slays Ferguson...With Prayer?

Over the last year, Tony Ferguson has poked fun at Conor McGregor any chance he gets on social media and interviews, trying to pick a fight against the biggest money-making …read more

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'Burger King' Conor McGregor brushes off Tony Ferguson's callout

With an interim UFC lightweight title headed to the auction block, Tony Ferguson is again trying to pick a fight with Conor McGregor.
“I’ve Got A Solid Right Hand To Test …read more

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Khabib to Ferguson: It’s your fault you missed out on a title shot

The UFC lightweight champ has said Tony Ferguson has himself to blame for missing out on an interim lightweight title shot at UFC 236. UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has …read more

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Trading Shots: Is Tony Ferguson missing his last best chance, or learning from past experience?

What is going on in the UFC lightweight division, and did Tony Ferguson make the right call by essentially opting out of the interim rat race? Retired UFC and WEC …read more

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Khabib: Ferguson had chance and 'you missed it'

Khabib Nurmagomedov said he’s disappointed in Tony Ferguson’s decision to turn down an interim lightweight title fight with Max Holloway. …read more

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Dustin Poirier comments on Tony Ferguson’s absence from UFC 236 interim lightweight title fight

At UFC 236, streaking UFC lightweight contender Dustin Poirier will battle reigning UFC featherweight champ Max Holloway for the interim lightweight strap.

Like many fans, Poirier believes Tony Ferguson deserved …read more

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Khabib to Ferguson: You Missed Your Chance, That’s Your Fault

Suspended UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov doesn’t have a lot of sympathy for scorned contender Tony Ferguson.
That seems pretty clear after the Dagestani fighter released a statement on Instagram following …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov to Tony Ferguson: Missing out on title shot is ‘your fault only’

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov doesn’t understand why Tony Ferguson is upset.
Taking to Instagram, Nurmagomedov left a lengthy message for disgruntled Ferguson, who was supposedly passed over by the UFC …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov to Tony Ferguson on title shot: Missed your chance, 'and that's your fault'

Did Tony Ferguson cost himself a shot at the UFC lightweight title? Champion Khabib Nurmagomedov seems to believe so.
With Nurmagomedov currently serving a nine-month suspension, the UFC opted to move …read more

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Khabib Sends Message to Tony Ferguson Following UFC 236 Announcement

Khabib Nurmagomedov has a message to Tony Ferguson following Ferguson’s declining an interim lightweight title opportunity against Max Holloway for UFC 226. The promotion will move forward with Dustin Poirier …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov sends message to Tony Ferguson, ‘You had your chance’

It was recently announced that UFC 236’s featured attraction will be an interim lightweight title fight… But it won’t include the 11-fight win streak holding Tony Ferguson.

Instead, it will be …read more

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Tony Ferguson comments after Dana White says he turned down Max Holloway at UFC 236

UFC president Dana White revealed to ESPN on Friday that featherweight champion Max Holloway would move up to 155 pounds to face Dustin Poirier for the interim UFC lightweight championship …read more

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Tony Ferguson, Al Iaquinta and others react to Holloway vs Poirier interim title fight at UFC 236

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The MMA community was largely caught off guard on Friday when the UFC booked an interim lightweight title bout for UFC 236 between Max …read more

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White: Ferguson turned down Holloway interim title fight

Dana White explains why UFC lightweight contender Tony Ferguson is not fighting for an interim title. The big news on Friday night from the UFC was confirmation that featherweight champion …read more

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Report | Officials are working on an interim lightweight title fight between Tony Ferguson and Max Holloway for UFC 236

UFC 226 could get a whole lot better in the coming days. According to a report from BJPenn.com’s Chris Taylor, an interim lightweight title fight between former interim champion Tony …read more

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Max Holloway gets us thinking with tweet about Tony Ferguson and back tattoos

So, we know that UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway has been eyeing the lightweight division for a while. He’s got a tough cut, wants to collect belts and generally rule …read more

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Max Holloway hints at interim lightweight title fight with Tony Ferguson

With UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov currently suspended — and potentially sitting out until November — the UFC lightweight contendership picture is a little unclear. If a recent Tweet from …read more

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White: Ferguson 'the guy' to face Khabib next

UFC president Dana White reaffirmed his belief that Tony Ferguson should be next in line to compete for a lightweight belt against champion Khabib Nurmagomedov. “Of course Tony deserves it. …read more

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Dana White updates on status of Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson fight

Back in January, UFC lightweight champ Khabib Nurmagomedov was finally punished for his role in the wild brawl that followed his UFC 229 victory over Conor McGregor. The Dagestani champion …read more

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Chiesa to Ferguson: Unblock me on Twitter, let’s be friends!

Most fighters are campaigning for a World championship, Michael Chiesa is campaigning for friendship. Michael Chiesa has nothing but respect for Tony Ferguson and wants to forge a friendship in …read more

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Dana White says Tony Ferguson deserves UFC champ Khabib Nurmagomedov next: 'That's the fight'

MELBOURNE, Australia – It appears the UFC will attempt a fifth booking of the matchup between lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson.
With much speculation about what will be next …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov expects Tony Ferguson vs. Dustin Poirier interim title fight

Back in January, UFC lightweight champ Khabib Nurmagomedov was finally punished for his role in the frenzied brawl that followed his UFC 229 fight with Conor McGregor. The Dagestani …read more

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Morning Report: Khabib Nurmagomedov thinks Tony Ferguson and Dustin Poirier will fight for interim title next

Last week, the Nevada Athletic Commission finally handed down their suspensions for the post-fight brawl that erupted at UFC 229 when Khabib Nurmagomedov jumped the fence and launched himself into …read more

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Khabib’s Manager Says Tony Ferguson Doesn’t Deserve UFC Lightweight Title Shot

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s manager doesn’t feel Tony Ferguson is worthy of an Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight title opportunity. UFC president Dana White has expressed interest in having Ferguson compete for …read more

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Dana White Targeting Khabib Nurmagomedov to Face Tony Ferguson Next, Not Conor McGregor

It’s been a long time coming but it looks like UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov’s next title defense will come against Tony Ferguson. While that has seemed like the most …read more

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Daily Debate results: Conor McGregor or Tony Ferguson next for Dustin Poirier?

Ever so frustrated with what’s happening at the top of the UFC lightweight division, Dustin Poirier seems to be completely fed up and has issued an ultimatum of sorts to …read more

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Dustin Poirier says 'I'm not fighting' unless it's Conor Mcgregor or Tony Ferguson – or he wants new deal

Dustin Poirier has had enough. The UFC contender wants a big fight – plain and simple. And he’s letting it be known.
Poirier, No. 3 in the latest USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie …read more

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