Ferguson, who has shed his earlier four fights – including a single versus Oliveira – following his highlight-reel knockout decline to Michael Chandler at UFC 274 this previous Saturday, has been supplied some guidance from his former opponent.
Oliveira took to social media to prolong a aiding hand to “El Cucuy,” who at 38 decades aged has observed himself in uncharted territory in his profession (by means of Twitter):
We are between significant puppies, up&downs are element of our jorneys. I admire you a large amount @tonyfergusonxt. You’ve the historical past inside of the Octagon. Head up “El Cucuy”!
— Charles ‘DoBronxs’ Oliveira (@CharlesDoBronxs) Might 9, 2022
We’re amongst large dogs, up&downs are element of our jorneys. I admire you a great deal
. You have the background inside the Octagon. Head up “El Cucuy”!
If you would like, let’s prepare collectively in ChuteBoxe’s hedquarter in São Paulo for your nxt struggle. You’re a brother!
Oliveira, who defeated Ferguson by unanimous selection at UFC 256 in December 2020, fought at UFC 274 this earlier weekend, also.
The Brazilian was pressured to vacate his 155-pound title due to the fact he skipped fat for a scheduled protection in opposition to Justin Gaethje, but finally even now acquired a first-spherical submission victory at Footprint Center in Phoenix.
Ferguson praised Oliveira for beating adversity during fight week to get the gain, and hinted he could possibly be warm to the plan of sharing the fitness center mats jointly (by using Twitter):
I’m glad you listened 💯 Way to continue to be focused Chuck 💪😎 -CSO- 🇺🇸🏆🇲🇽 # Don’t allow your workforce let you miss excess weight all over again ok Buddy. We’ll see you before long child, be fantastic- Champ 🥇 pic.twitter.com/MHoZgw3CX6
— Tony Ferguson (@TonyFergusonXT) May well 9, 2022
I’m glad you listened 💯 Way to stay concentrated Chuck 💪😎 -CSO- 🇺🇸🏆🇲🇽 # Never let your crew let you miss fat all over again alright Buddy. We’ll see you soon child, be excellent- Champ 🥇
Ferguson is heading on three several years due to the fact he secured a victory. His four-struggle losing skid has only arrive to elite competitors, nevertheless, as he’s dropped fights to Oliveira, Chandler, Gaethje and Beneil Dariush.
Oliveira, in the meantime, is on an 11-struggle successful streak and setting up a resume as an all-time great.