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Tony Ferguson to Khabib after father's death: 'He will be front row' when we hopefully fight

Tony Ferguson has his differences with Khabib Nurmagomedov, but those were put aside for a show of respect after the death of the UFC lightweight champion’s father on Friday.
Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, …read more

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Tony Ferguson offers condolences to Khabib Nurmagomedov, says Abdulmanap will be front row when they fight

Tony Ferguson has offered his condolences to Khabib Nurmagomedov following the passing of his father, Abdulmanap. It was revealed on Friday that Abdulmanap, who was just 57-years-old, passed away due …read more

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Dan Hooker volunteers to fight Tony Ferguson next, reveals potential timeline for return

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Dan Hooker just engaged in a “Fight of the Year” candidate with Dustin Poirier but a few days later, he’s already thinking about what comes …read more

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‘Two names make sense’ - Hooker eyes bouts with Ferguson or Oliveira

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“The Hangman” either wants to fight Charles Oliveira or Tony Ferguson next. Only a few days after his war with Dustin Poirier at UFC …read more

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Charles Oliveira calls out Tony Ferguson and Dustin Poirier

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Lightweight contender Charles Oliveira knows who he wants to fight next in the Octagon. Unlike many athletes who struggled to stay active during the …read more

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Dan Hooker Eyeing Bouts With Tony Ferguson & Charles Oliveira

Dan Hooker is hoping to share the Octagon with either Tony Ferguson or Charles Oliveira. Hooker is coming off a “Fight of the Year” candidate against Dustin Poirier. In a …read more

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Dan Hooker eyeing matchups against Tony Ferguson or Charles Oliveira to end 2020

Fresh off a Fight of the Year candidate versus Dustin Poirier, lightweight contender Dan Hooker is eyeing fights against Tony Ferguson and Charles Oliveira. Hooker and Poirier went toe-to-toe for …read more

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Dan Hooker identifies errors in Dustin Poirier loss, targets Tony Ferguson or Charles Oliveira

Dan Hooker’s choice to engage in a thrilling barnburner with Dustin Poirier may have ultimately cost him a win.
Hooker (20-9 MMA, 10-5 UFC) suffered a unanimous decision loss to Poirier …read more

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Poirier on fighting Ferguson next: ‘Damn, let me rest bruh!’

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Dustin Poirier is willing to fight Tony Ferguson, but not just yet. Can’t a man catch a break?
It’s only been a few hours since …read more

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Dustin Poirier responds after Ariel Helwani suggests he fight Tony Ferguson next

UFC lightweight contender Dustin Poirier responded after ESPN reporter Ariel Helwani suggested a fight against Tony Ferguson could happen next. Poirier defeated Dan Hooker in the main event of UFC …read more

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Ferguson calls out McGregor with GTA-inspired video

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Tony Ferguson calls out Conor McGregor via Instagram. Tony Ferguson could be looking to rebound from his loss to Justin Gaethje with a …read more

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White: McGregor Turned Down Ferguson Fight, Lost His Leverage

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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) two-division champion Conor McGregor had the opportunity to fight Tony Ferguson in the UFC 249 …read more

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Dana White Claims Conor McGregor Turned Down Chance to Step in at UFC 249

Conor McGregor could have faced Tony Ferguson at UFC 249, but he turned that opportunity down, according to UFC president Dana White. …read more

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Listen to Justin Gaethje's corner audio from his UFC 249 win over Tony Ferguson

Justin Gaethje has provided an inside look at his corner work in between rounds of his UFC 249 fight against Tony Ferguson.
Gaethje (22-2 MMA, 5-2 UFC) dominated Ferguson before stopping …read more

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Morning Report: Justin Gaethje: ‘When I beat Khabib and I beat Conor, what run in the history of the sport has been better?’

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Earlier this month, Justin Gaethje stepped in on short notice and stopped Tony Ferguson at UFC 249. The win earned Gaethje the UFC …read more

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Justin Gaethje tells Joe Rogan: ‘I gotta touch Khabib four times and then he’s compromised’

Justin Gaethje scored the biggest victory of his career when he defeated Tony Ferguson in the UFC 249 main event on May 9 in Jacksonville, Fla. In doing so, he …read more

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Eddie Bravo: I shouldn’t have been in Ferguson’s corner at UFC 249

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Eddie Bravo talks about his difficulties being in the corner of Tony Ferguson at UFC 249. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu innovator Eddie Bravo has been a …read more

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Eddie Bravo describes cold feet while coaching Tony Ferguson at UFC 249: 'I wasn’t ready for it'

Tony Ferguson absorbed plenty of punishment throughout his interim lightweight title fight with Justin Gaethje, but it wasn’t until after the fourth round that Eddie Bravo realized his guy was …read more

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Justin Gaethje closes in on Khabib Nurmagomedov in lightweight rankings

Justin Gaethje’s May 9 victory over Tony Ferguson earned him an interim lightweight belt as well as a jump in the ESPN divisional rankings, putting him right below the man …read more

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Mookie & Crookie Show 71: Ferguson’s coach says he needs mental break

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Episode 71 discussion: UFC Jacksonville recap, Tony Ferguson’s coach says he needs a mental break from MMA, Bellator and boxing look at July return, more Welcome …read more

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Eddie Bravo: It was a ‘mistake’ to have me give Tony Ferguson mid-fight coaching

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Eddie Bravo is one of the most respected voices in the world of jiu-jitsu, but even he had to admit that motivating a faltering fighter …read more

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Eddie Bravo admits he “froze” in Tony Ferguson corner: “I shouldn’t have been in there”

Renowned BJJ coach Eddie Bravo says he “froze” in Tony Ferguson’s corner during the UFC 249 main event. Ferguson battled Justin Gaethje for the interim lightweight title in the card’s …read more

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‘Blind’ Bravo Cornered Ferguson Without Glasses

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You know all those You had one job! memes?
Turns out longtime UFC lightweight contender Tony Ferguson was relying on advice from a visually-impaired …read more

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Justin Gaethje punches his ticket for entry into pound-for-pound rankings

Justin Gaethje’s brutal domination of Tony Ferguson has earned him a spot in the men’s rankings, while the women’s top 10 remains unchanged. …read more

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Gaethje Claims McGregor’s ‘Losing His Clout’ Among UFC Fighters

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Justin Gaethje now controls his own destiny after taking out Tony Ferguson last weekend at UFC 249 …read more

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Posted on May 16, 2020, 2:16 pm By
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Coach believes Tony Ferguson needs “mental break from this sport”

Tony Ferguson suffered a fifth round TKO loss to Justin Gaethje at UFC 249 in his bid to reclaim the promotions interim lightweight title. Although he was the betting favorite …read more

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Coach: Ferguson Needs ‘Mental Break From The Sport’

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It’s safe to say that Tony Ferguson has had a rough two months following unexpected schedule changes due to the COVID-19 pandemic and …read more

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Tony Ferguson responds to praise from longtime rival Khabib Nurmagomedov

Tony Ferguson has responded after receiving praise from his longtime rival in Khabib Nurmagomedov. ‘El Cucuy’ and ‘The Eagle’ were slated to collide on April 18. However, due to the …read more

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Tony Ferguson avoids orbital surgery after UFC 249 loss to Justin Gaethje

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Tony Ferguson recently received some good news: He won’t need to go under the knife.
The former interim lightweight champ suffered a fractured …read more

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Tony Ferguson to avoid orbital bone surgery after UFC 249

Tony Ferguson won’t require surgery on his broken orbital bone.
Ferguson (25-4 MMA, 15-2 UFC) suffered the injury in his interim lightweight title fight loss to Justin Gaethje (22-2 MMA, 5-2 …read more

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Stephen A. Smith Thinks Justin Gaethje & Tony Ferguson Were Hesitant To Grapple Due To COVID-19

ESPN personality Stephen A. Smith has a theory as to why Justin Gaethje and Tony Ferguson didn’t engage much in the grappling department. On May 9, Gaethje and Ferguson did …read more

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Tony Ferguson’s Boxing Coach Discusses What Went Wrong At UFC 249

Tony Ferguson’s boxing coach has gone over what went wrong for his fighter at UFC 249. Ferguson shared the Octagon with Justin Gaethje this past Saturday night (May 9). The …read more

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Ferguson calls McGregor his ‘b-tch’, McGregor issues scathing response

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Tony Ferguson and Conor McGregor get into a back-and-forth on Twitter. Tony Ferguson didn’t take kindly to Conor McGregor’s recent comments about his ‘embarrassing’ …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Justin Gaethje will take place in September, Dana White says

UFC president Dana White says the lightweight title unification bout between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Justin Gaethje will take place in September. Nurmagomedov was set to fight Tony Ferguson at UFC …read more

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Conor McGregor & Tony Ferguson Trade Barbs Following UFC 249

Conor McGregor and Tony Ferguson have gone back-and-forth on social media following UFC 249. This past Saturday night (May 9), Ferguson competed against Justin Gaethje. The bout served as the …read more

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UFC 249 'Fight Motion': Justin Gaethje's masterclass against Tony Ferguson slowed down

Justin Gaethje had his career highlight in a spectacular performance over Tony Ferguson at UFC 249.
Gaethje (22-2 MMA, 5-2 UFC) was crowned interim lightweight champion when he took out Ferguson …read more

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Tony Ferguson's boxing coach breaks down why Justin Gaethje fight went wrong

Tony Ferguson’s boxing coach, Rashad Holloway, has opened up about his fighter’s recent loss to Justin Gaethje.
Ferguson (25-4 MMA, 15-2 UFC) was dominated before suffering a fifth-round stoppage loss to …read more

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Tony Ferguson fires back at 'chump-champ' Conor McGregor after UFC 249 criticism

Tony Ferguson has fired back at Conor McGregor’s criticism toward him in the wake of defeat.
McGregor, the former UFC two-division champion, went on a Twitter rampage Monday, taking aim at …read more

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Morning Report: Tony Ferguson trashes Conor McGregor: ‘You’re still my b*tch,’ McGregor responds

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Conor McGregor and Tony Ferguson may be laying the groundwork for a fight with one another sooner rather than later.
Earlier this week, McGregor went on a …read more

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Conor McGregor absolutely unloads on Tony Ferguson in heated rebuttal

Former UFC champion Conor McGregor made headlines earlier this week when he took aim at Dustin Poirier, Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov. Just days after the Ultimate Fighting Championship held …read more

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Tony Ferguson fires back at Conor McGregor following Twitter rant

Tony Ferguson did not take kindly to Conor McGregor’s recent Twitter rant. In the main event of UFC 249, Ferguson was taking on Justin Gaethje for the interim lightweight title. …read more

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