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Khabib Nurmagomedov confirms Tony Ferguson negotiation; outlines Conor McGregor rematch

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov recently confirmed that he is indeed in negotiations to fight Tony Ferguson when he returns to the Octagon. He also confirmed that there is a …read more

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Khabib says ‘95 percent chance’ his next title defense will be against Ferguson

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Khabib Nurmagomedov is confident his next title defense will be against Tony Ferguson. It might finally be happening.
Speaking to reporters in …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov says Tony Ferguson is 95 percent his next opponent

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov says that No. 1 contender Tony Ferguson is 95 percent going to be his next opponent inside the Octagon.

Nurmagomedov spoke to reporters in a press …read more

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Conor McGregor favors Khabib in Tony Ferguson fight

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Conor McGregor makes his pick in a fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson. Several fighters already made their prediction …read more

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UFC 244's Kevin Lee on Gregor Gillespie: 'The most dangerous fight I've ever taken'

NEW YORK – Kevin Lee has faced a who’s who of the UFC lightweight division. From Edson Barboza to Tony Ferguson to Al Iaquinta, the “Motown Phenom” has faced some …read more

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Dana White Confirms Khabib Nurmagomedov, Tony Ferguson Clash Set For Early 2020

It appears negotiations are underway for the highly-anticipated lightweight title fight between current king Khabib Nurmagomedov and the former interim ace Tony Ferguson in early 2020, according to UFC …read more

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Conor McGregor explains why he believes Khabib Nurmagomedov will beat Tony Ferguson

There is little doubt that Conor McGregor would love to return to the UFC to rematch reigning lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov after falling to him in Oct. 2016.
Unfortunately for McGregor, …read more

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Dana White Confirms Khabib vs. Tony Ferguson Being Worked On

The UFC is indeed trying to make Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson a reality. Nurmagomedov is the reigning UFC lightweight champion with a perfect 28-0 record. Ferguson is riding a …read more

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Dana White: Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson fight ‘is in the process of being made’

That Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson lightweight title fight we’ve all been awaiting for years? Expect to go down in the first quarter of 2020. That’s right from the lips …read more

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Kevin Lee gives prediction for Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson matchup

One fight many fans want to see is Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson. Many believe “El Cucuy” is the toughest fight for the undefeated Dagestani champion in Nurmagomedov.
Yet he bout …read more

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Conor McGregor Tips Khabib Nurmagomedov to Beat Tony Ferguson

It seems it is only a matter of time before Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson meet inside the Octagon to determine who is the best Ultimate Fighting Championship lightweight. Former …read more

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Stephens says Khabib ‘doesn’t have the standup’ to mess with Tony Ferguson

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“You’re dealing with a different animal when it comes to Ferguson and Ferguson is not scared of Khabib. I think …read more

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Conor McGregor makes prediction for Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson

The next crack at UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov is expected to go to Tony Ferguson. Yet the former champion Conor McGregor remains just a short distance from another shot …read more

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Jon Jones Takes Dig At Tony Ferguson’s Personal Issues

Jon Jones fired back at Tony Ferguson’s remarks with a dig at his personal issues. Jones has been the target of many verbal spats for years, but he was surprised …read more

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Conor McGregor Thinks Khabib Will ‘Probably’ Beat Tony Ferguson

Conor McGregor admits he’s intrigued by Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson, but he feels “The Eagle” would retain his gold. A UFC lightweight title clash between Nurmagomedov and Ferguson hasn’t …read more

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Conor McGregor favors Khabib Nurmagomedov over Tony Ferguson in potential fight

Conor McGregor wasn’t able to solve the Khabib Nurmagomedov puzzle, and he doesn’t believe Tony Ferguson would, either.
Speaking at a sponsor’s event Tuesday in Kyiv, Ukraine, McGregor broke down how …read more

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Jon Jones asks Tony Ferguson if he's 'feeling suicidal' in response to callout, apologizes for tweet

Jon Jones responded to Tony Ferguson’s callout late Tuesday night, and when he did, he cut deep.
Ferguson, the former UFC interim lightweight champion, took to Twitter earlier Tuesday in the …read more

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Posted on October 23, 2019, 7:16 am By
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Jon Jones tweets and deletes attacks at Tony Ferguson’s mental health

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Jon Jones took a swipe at Tony Ferguson’s mental health, asking if he was ‘feeling suicidal,’ then deleted the tweet. …read more

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Jon Jones issues controversial response to Tony Ferguson’s callout

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has responded to Tony Ferguson’s callout in controversial fashion.
Earlier today, the streaking lightweight contender took to Twitter where he seemingly challenged the promotions reigning …read more

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Tony Ferguson calls out… Jon Jones?

It’s quite clear that Tony Ferguson wants a fight and wants one sooner rather than later. While Ferguson has been linked to a fight with current lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, …read more

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Is Tony Ferguson implying he beat Jon Jones in college wrestling?

Everybody knows Tony Ferguson was born to be wild, but he seems to be implying something with a callout of Jon Jones.
With no backstory of note, Ferguson took to Twitter …read more

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Brian Ortega says there is only one lightweight capable of defeating Khabib Nurmagomedov

Brian Ortega believes there is only one fighter that stands in the way of UFC lightweight champ Khabib Nurmagomedov, and that is Tony Ferguson.
The No. 2 ranked featherweight fighter Ortega …read more

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Eddie Bravo explains how Tony Ferguson can beat Khabib Nurmagomedov

Tony Ferguson is expected to get his long-awaited crack at UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov sometime in 2020 — perhaps as soon as March. Despite the fact that Nurmagomedov has …read more

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Brian Ortega: If anyone beats Khabib Nurmagomedov, it'll be Tony Ferguson

Naturally, Brian Ortega thinks it’s going to take a jiu-jitsu practitioner to dethrone lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov.
Speaking to “Kumite TV” during his press tour in South Korea for his upcoming …read more

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Quote: Khabib Doesn’t Have The Standup To Mess With Tony Ferguson

One top 10 ranked UFC featherweight doesn’t believe Khabib Nurmagomedov can hang with Tony Ferguson in the standup. Many believe Ferguson should be next in line for a shot at …read more

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Video: Manager Ali Abdelaziz: Justin Gaethje better choice for Khabib Nurmagomedov than Tony Ferguson

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LOS ANGELES — MMA manager Ali Abdelaziz claims his client UFC lightweight Justin Gaethje has a better argument for the next title shot against champ …read more

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Manager: Khabib willing to defend vs. Ferguson

Ali Abdelaziz, the manager for UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, told ESPN’s Brett Okamoto Tuesday that Nurmagomedov would be willing to fight Tony Ferguson for the title next spring. …read more

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Khabib targeting Ferguson fight in ‘March or April’ next year in Russia

UFC lightweight champ Khabib Nurmagomedov wants to settle the score with Tony Ferguson next year in Russia. UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has a proposed date and location for a …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov Hopes To Fight Tony Ferguson In Russia

Khabib Nurmagomedov wants to defend his UFC lightweight title in Russia and he believes Tony Ferguson is most deserving of the next championship opportunity. Nurmagomedov recently touched on a number …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov targets Russia return against Tony Ferguson, tells Conor McGregor to 'get in line'

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has earmarked a timeline, a city and an opponent for his octagon return, and it doesn’t make great reading for Conor McGregor.
The Irishman has made …read more

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Eddie Bravo: Tony Ferguson presents different challenge to Khabib Nurmagomedov, plans to submit him

Eddie Bravo can’t predict how a fight between lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson would go, but what he can promise is that Nurmagomedov will be tested like he’s …read more

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Morning Report: Khabib Nurmagomedov’s father says they’re open to Conor McGregor rematch but want Tony Ferguson next year first

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In the UFC lightweight division there’s one thing for certain, there is no shortage of possible opponents for champion Khabib Nurmagomedov. But while just the …read more

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Khabib Vs McGregor 2 In Russia?

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If Dana White’s claims prove to be true, Conor McGregor is not getting Khabib Nurmagomedov next, as Tony Ferguson will likely be the next …read more

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Dana White: Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Georges St-Pierre 'a fun fight to make' after Tony Ferguson's shot

UFC president Dana White is getting more and more fond of a potential matchup between lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and former welterweight and middleweight champ Georges St-Pierre.
Originally noncommittal, White changed …read more

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Dana White Not Ruling Out Khabib vs. GSP After Tony Ferguson Fight

UFC president Dana White has expressed interest in booking Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Georges St-Pierre after Tony Ferguson gets his title shot. It’s no secret that White has been opposed to …read more

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Dana White open to Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. GSP, but only after Tony Ferguson fight

After defeating Dustin Poirier at UFC 242, Khabib Nurmagomedov has once again been calling for a matchup with a fighter widely regarded as the Greatest of All Time: Georges St-Pierre.
Both …read more

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Woodley says Ferguson has ‘one of the best chances’ of beating Nurmagomedov

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“I think unorthodox gives Khabib problems.” It’s the fight everyone’s talking about — Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson.
Although the matchup hasn’t been made …read more

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Tony Ferguson says he has a fight booked: “Got the signal, champs back!”

Former UFC interim lightweight title holder Tony Ferguson (25-3 MMA) has apparently booked his next fight with the promotion.
‘El Cucuy’ took to Twitter shortly following the conclusion of today’s UFC …read more

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Firas Zahabi: The Only ‘Real Contender’ For Khabib Is Tony Ferguson

Renowned coach Firas Zahabi believes Khabib Nurmagomedov may be unstoppable at lightweight, but he won’t brush off Tony Ferguson’s chances. Many agree that Ferguson should be next in line for …read more

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Firas Zahabi says Khabib Nurmagomedov greatest lightweight ever, but Tony Ferguson could beat him

Tristar gym head trainer Firas Zahabi was recently asked to give his thoughts on UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov’s dominance. Zahabi said that he believes Nurmagomedov is the greatest lightweight …read more

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Justin Gaethje plans on forcing Khabib Nurmagomedov to stand and trade with him

After Justin Gaethje beat Donald Cerrone he called for the winner of Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson — assuming that fight happens next.
Many think Gaethje could pose the biggest threat …read more

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Justin Gaethje Believes Folkstyle Wrestling Is Key To Beating Khabib Nurmagomedov

Justin Gaethje called for the winner of Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson assuming that fight happens next. If Khabib Nurmagomedov does win that fight, Gaethje is confident in his skills …read more

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Dustin Poirier: I’ll fight Tony Ferguson at UFC 245 if Khabib ‘can’t make it’

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Dustin Poirier is willing to step up and face Tony Ferguson at UFC 245. Top UFC lightweight contender Tony Ferguson is just …read more

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Dustin Poirier adds Tony Ferguson to list of UFC names he'd like to face next

Dustin Poirier is eager to get back in there and he’s not looking for a gimme fight.
After Tony Ferguson called out UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov for a Dec. 14 …read more

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Dustin Poirier offers to fight Tony Ferguson at UFC 245 if Nurmagomedov ‘can’t make it’

Dustin Poirier is ready and willing to fight Tony Ferguson at UFC 245 if UFC lightweight champion Nurmagomedov “can’t make it” to the card.
“The Diamond” Poirier fought the undefeated lightweight …read more

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Tony Ferguson wants Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 245

Top-ranked UFC lightweight contender Tony Ferguson wants to fight UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 245.
The UFC’s year-end card takes place December 14 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, …read more

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The blood-soaked way Tony Ferguson called for a title shot against Khabib at UFC 245

When Tony Ferguson fights, there will be blood.
Ferguson reminded people of that with a Twitter post Saturday night that essentially was a title shot request to UFC lightweight champion Khabib …read more

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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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