Tony Ferguson lashed out at Dustin Poirier and Conor McGregor in excess of a proposed battle with an excess charity purse, calling Poirier a “sellout” and McGregor “an worldwide terrorist” on Twitter.
Frustrated in excess of inactivity, Poirier and McGregor agreed to a charity MMA match this earlier week, in the beginning setting up for a Dec. 12 date to be promoted by the previous two-division champ’s advertising firm. That shifted to an MMA battle in the octagon, McGregor wrote on Twitter, but only if the UFC could encourage it just before the end of the yr.
Ferguson, himself remaining out of action immediately after a struggle with Poirier failed to materialize, was none as well happy about his proposed opponent’s new system.
What A Offer Out, Having A Bribe From An International Terrorist. Very good Job Child. I Symbolize The us. All That Communicate About The Battle Video game Only To Be Fearful & Be Remaining At the rear of Out Of The Loop. Choose The Funds & Be Happy Fake. pic.twitter.com/VpKamihpzI
— Tony Ferguson (@TonyFergusonXT) October 8, 2020
Ferguson vented before this week about UFC President Dana White’s assert he “went dark” negotiating a struggle with Poirier at the Oct. 24 pay back-per-watch event, only to see ex-Bellator champ Michael Chandler get a valuable offer you to be a backup opponent for the lightweight title unifier in between champ Khabib Nurmagomedov and Justin Gaethje.
“I claimed it was a match,” Ferguson explained to ESPN. “Now you are adding in people today. Alright, awesome. In this article we go once more. Nowadays marks the celebration, appropriate? Yeah, Khabib and McGregor. F*ck them. That would not have took place except they stripped my belt. So, f*ck you. Pay back me as a substitute of this (expletive) clown.”
Ferguson’s most current overall look, which arrived at UFC 249 in May well, ended in heartbreak when he was dominated by Gaethje in a bout for the interim title. Gaethje’s acquire scuttled a extended-expected showdown amongst Ferguson and Nurmagomedov, who’ve been booked 5 individual occasions in opposition to each and every other only to see each and every a single canceled. Nurmagomedov originally was slated as Ferguson’s opponent at UFC 249 prior to the COVID-19 pandemic remaining him not able to vacation out of his native Russia.