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White: Khabib vs Ferguson ‘needs to happen,’ but I’m open to GSP bout

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Dana White has admitted that although Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson must happen, the Russian could face GSP if that fight falls through. UFC …read more

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Dana White: Khabib Nurmagomedov vs GSP possible if Ferguson is unavailable

While many have called for Tony Ferguson to be the next matchup for lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, UFC President Dana White has another opponent in mind if “El Cucuy” doesn’t …read more

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Dana White open to Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Georges St-Pierre if Tony Ferguson falls through

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It appears Dana White is having a slight change in tone in regards to a possible superfight between UFC …read more

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Georges St-Pierre cedes next title lightweight shot to Tony Ferguson

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has been campaigning for a fight with former UFC welterweight and middleweight champ Georges St-Pierre for quite awhile. Nurmagomedov’s manager has even claimed St-Pierre is …read more

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GSP Says Tony Ferguson Deserves UFC Lightweight Title Shot Next

Georges St-Pierre is all for seeing Tony Ferguson get the next UFC lightweight title shot. Riding a 12-fight winning streak and having not lost a bout since May 2012, fight …read more

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Posted on September 16, 2019, 3:46 am By
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Justin Gaethje wants the winner of Khabib vs. Tony Ferguson but he would ‘absolutely’ fight Conor McGregor

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Justin Gaethje wants to become UFC champion, and following a first-round TKO against Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone, he’s one giant step closer towards his ultimate goal.
The …read more

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Perennial contender Donald Cerrone to UFC: Give Tony Ferguson his due

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – Perennial UFC contender Donald Cerrone warned his promoter against denying him a title shot if he beat Tony Ferguson in June.
Unfortunately for Cerrone, Ferguson has won …read more

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Donald Cerrone tells Conor McGregor: ‘Sh*t or get off the pot, bro’

At UFC Vancouver media day, Donald Cerrone talks about fighting Justin Gaethje, Conor McGregor’s future, Tony Ferguson getting the next title shot and more. …read more

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Sorry, Fergie, St-Pierre Is Up Next

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president Dana White has already proclaimed Tony Ferguson to be Khabib Nurmagomedov’s next challenge; which will then go to Conor McGregor …read more

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Bellator double-champion Patricio ‘Pitbull’ says he would knock out Khabib Nurmagomedov

Patricio Freire believes he has what it takes to dethrone Khabib Nurmagomedov. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

A highly anticipated bout with Tony Ferguson, a very lucrative rematch with …read more

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Khabib’s Manager Wants GSP Next, Not Tony Ferguson

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s manager Ali Abdelaziz prefers his fighter to face Georges St-Pierre next instead of Tony Ferguson. Nurmagomedov improved his already stellar professional mixed martial arts record to 28-0 this …read more

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Manager denies Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson is next

Now that UFC lightweight champ Khabib Nurmagomedov has vanquished Dustin Poirier, the expectation is that he will fight Tony Ferguson next, or perhaps Conor Mcgregor if Ferguson is unavailable.
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Khabib's manager: Georges St-Pierre is next, not Tony Ferguson or 'irrelevant' Conor McGregor

According to Khabib Nurmagomedov’s manager, we won’t be seeing the UFC lightweight champion face either Tony Ferguson or Conor McGregor next.
Nurmagomedov (28-0 MMA, 12-0 UFC) submitted Dustin Poirier in the …read more

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Ferguson: Khabib’s performance was ‘lazy, one-dimensional’

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Here’s what Tony Ferguson had to say about Khabib Nurmagomedov’s performance against Dustin Poirier at UFC 242 on Saturday. On …read more

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Colby Covington targets title fight in Washington, ridicules Diaz-Masvidal

Colby Covington talks about Plan B for his welterweight title challenge, Jorge Masvidal talks Nate Diaz, Tony Ferguson talks Khabib, and more from Monday’s episode of Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show. …read more

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Tony Ferguson says Khabib Nurmagomedov had a ‘lazy, one-dimensional’ fight against Dustin Poirier

Tony Ferguson was not impressed with Khabib Nurmagomedov’s performance against Dustin Poirier this past weekend in Abu Dhabi.
In the main event of UFC 242, Nurmagomedov defended his lightweight title by …read more

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Tony Ferguson alludes to hotel encounters as more motivation for Khabib Nurmagomedov fight

Tony Ferguson is aiming for a UFC 245 return in December to challenge lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, and he’s using past altercations as motivation to prepare.
In an interview with ESPN …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson betting odds

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Check out the opening betting line for potential UFC lightweight title fight between the champ Khabib Nurmagomedov and the deserving challenger Tony Ferguson. UFC 242 …read more

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Dana White: Ferguson Next for Nurmagomedov, But McGregor Rematch ‘Makes Sense’

Dana White is on board with attempting to book Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson again, but he is also leaving the door open for a rematch between the reigning lightweight …read more

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Opening odds released for Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson

The opening odds have been released for a potential title bout between UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and No. 1 contender Tony Ferguson.
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Dana White: Tony Ferguson next but if he turns down fight, Khabib vs. Conor McGregor 2 makes sense

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

The fifth time might be the charm in the seemingly cursed fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson.
After four previous attempts to put the fight …read more

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White: McGregor ‘Makes Sense’ For Khabib If Ferguson ‘Doesn’t Want To Fight’

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The UFC president confirmed Tony Ferguson as the top contender while giving himself more than enough wiggle room for a …read more

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UFC 242 post-event facts: What do Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson have in common?

The UFC made its return to Abu Dhabi after five years Saturday with UFC 242, which took place at The Arena at Yas Island with a main card that aired …read more

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UFC 242: On the cruciality of an Eagle and a Boogeyman

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Jordan Breen on Khabib Nurmagomedov’s win at UFC 242, and the need to finally see him fight Tony Ferguson. Heading …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov, Dana White ready for Tony Ferguson fight after UFC 242. Will it happen?

ABU DHABI – The pieces are in place for a long-awaited showdown between UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson.
All Ferguson needs to do is say yes.
Nurmagomedov cleared a …read more

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Dana White: If Tony Ferguson isn’t ready for Khabib, Conor McGregor could step in

UFC president Dana White has been steadfast that Tony Ferguson should get the next shot at the UFC lightweight title. Before their bout at UFC 242 on Saturday in Abu …read more

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Ferguson Sends Message To Khabib, Poirier Ahead Of UFC 242

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Former interim UFC lightweight champion Tony Ferguson will be watching closely tomorrow afternoon (Sat., Sept. 7, 2019) at UFC 242 …read more

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Posted on September 7, 2019, 1:16 am By
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Tony Ferguson sends message to Khabib Nurmagomedov, Dustin Poirier

On Saturday night, in the main event of UFC 242 in Abu Dhabi, undisputed lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov will collide with interim champion Dustin Poirier in an anticipated title unification …read more

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Dana White says Tony Ferguson will get next UFC lightweight title shot

UFC president Dana White has confirmed that Tony Ferguson will get the next lightweight title shot. The UFC bossman the plan is for “El Cucuy” to fight the winner of …read more

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Tony Ferguson shuts down potential Conor McGregor bout

Tony Ferguson believes Conor McGregor should be fighting celebrities, and leaving the real action to the top dogs in the lightweight division.
During the latest episode of Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show, …read more

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Tony Ferguson Hopes Poirier Wins at UFC 242 to Set Up 'American Battle Royale'

Former UFC interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson hopes Dustin Poirier can get the job done over the champion Khabib Nurmagomedov on Saturday at UFC 242 in Abu Dhabi to set …read more

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Tony Ferguson explains why he refused to be back-up for UFC 242 main event

During a recent episode of Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show, Tony Ferguson revealed why he turned down the offer to be a replacement fighter for the main event of UFC 242.
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Tony Ferguson is hoping Dustin Poirier ‘puts away’ Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 242

Tony Ferguson is hoping Dustin Poirier leaves Abu Dhabi as the undisputed UFC lightweight champion and stops Khabib Nurmagomedov in the process.
Nurmagomedov will look to defend his title in the …read more

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Zhang ready to fight anyone, Coker shocked at Cyborg availability

Cyborg to Bellator, new strawweight champion Zhang Weili, Dominick Cruz on Henry Cejudo, Tony Ferguson’s view on UFC 242 and more in this week’s edition of Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show. …read more

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Tony Ferguson calls for December showdown with UFC 242 title winner

Tony Ferguson hopes Dustin Poirier “gets a piece of” Khabib Nurmagomedov and “puts him away” at UFC 242 to set up “a good old American battle royal” in December.
The ex-interim …read more

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Dustin Poirier UFC 242 media call: Tony Ferguson deserves next title shot

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Listen in on the UFC 242 media conference call with interim lightweight titleholder Dustin Poirier ahead of his UFC lightweight title unification bout with current champion …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov says it is “Only Tony Ferguson, or nothing” following UFC 242

Khabib Nurmagomedov and Dustin Poirier can agree on one thing, and that is Tony Ferguson should be the next in line for a UFC lightweight title shot.
‘The Eagle’ and ‘The …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov and Dustin Poirier agree: Tony Ferguson should get next UFC title shot

Tony Ferguson appears to be all but a signed, sealed, and delivered lock for the next UFC lightweight title shot. At least, according to current champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and interim …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov agrees Tony Ferguson is next UFC lightweight title challenger

UFC 242 is still a week away, but there’s already a unanimous decision.
UFC lightweight champ Khabib Nurmagomedov agrees with interim champ Dustin Poirier that Tony Ferguson is the rightful No. …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov declares Tony Ferguson is next, doesn’t care about Conor McGregor

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

If all goes well for him against Dustin Poirier at UFC 242 next weekend, Khabib Nurmagomedov would move to 28-0 in his career with a …read more

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Dustin Poirier: Tony Ferguson '100 percent' deserves next title fight after UFC 242

There’s no hesitation from interim UFC lightweight champion Dustin Poirier when asked deserves to fight him next if he upsets Khabib Nurmagomedov.
“One hundred percent it’s Tony Ferguson without a second …read more

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Dana White says Conor McGregor right behind Tony Ferguson in lightweight title hunt

We know that UFC megastar Conor McGregor is hoping for an immediate title shot when he returns to the Octagon. He wants the winner of UFC 242’s Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. …read more

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