Former two-division UFC champion Conor McGregor hopped on social media this afternoon to do a Q&A with fight supporters.
McGregor is slated to make his return to the Octagon on January 23rd for a rematch with Dustin Poirier at 155lbs. Whilst that bout has nevertheless to be built official, Dana White did convey to reporters at yesterday’s UFC Vegas 12 event it was a “completed deal“.
Through his short Q&A with combat enthusiasts, Conor McGregor fielded a quantity of questions which includes the adhering to from @exodus_db: Who is the most underrated fighter on the UFC roster correct now?
Tony Ferguson. It chops and improvements daily on the other hand in this hollow forgetful enterprise of recency. https://t.co/mAMLRoo7Q5
— Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) November 1, 2020
“Tony Ferguson.” Conor McGregor replied. “It chops and modifications day by day having said that in this hollow forgetful enterprise of recency.”
Tony Ferguson (25-4 MMA) was very last found in motion at May’s UFC 249 occasion, exactly where he experienced a fifth round TKO reduction to Justin Gaethje in his bid to reclaim the promotions interim lightweight title.
Prior to his setback to ‘The Highlight’, Ferguson had set collectively a impressive twelve-struggle acquire streak which integrated stoppage victories around Donald Cerrone, Anthony Pettis, Kevin Lee and Edson Barboza.
Meanwhile, Conor McGregor has not stepped foot inside the Octagon because dismantling Donald Cerrone in just forty-seconds at UFC 246.
The previous light-weight and featherweight title holder, McGregor, has gone 3-1 more than his previous four UFC appearances, with his lone loss in that time coming by way of submission to bitter rival Khabib Nurmagomedov.
Though a fight between Conor McGregor and Tony Ferguson has been on lots of supporters would like listing for some time, the Irishman did not elude to a future matchup with ‘El Cucuy’ as remaining on his strike record for 2021.
As a substitute, McGregor shown a trilogy bout with Nate Diaz as a possible solution for what could appear subsequent pursuing his rematch with ‘The Diamond’.
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This posting to start with appeared on BJPENN.com on November 1, 2020