Former UFC interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson is doing work with renowned boxing mentor Freddie Roach for his subsequent Octagon look.
Ferguson (25-5 MMA) is at present in the midst of the first two-combat losing skid of his illustrious occupation. In his most current effort and hard work at December’s UFC 256 party, ‘El Cucuy’ suffered a lopsided unanimous final decision reduction to surging lightweight contender Charles Oliveira.
Prior to becoming outpointed by ‘Do Bronx’, Ferguson was coming off a TKO loss to Justin Gaethje at UFC 249 in his bid to reclaim the promotions interim lightweight title.
Hunting to get factors back on monitor, Tony Ferguson has turned to famous boxing coach Freddie Roach.
Roach, who is Manny Pacquiao’s longtime boxing coach, took to Twitter where by he introduced the news that he was now operating with ‘El Cucuy’.
— Freddie Roach (@FreddieRoach) February 25, 2021
Thanks🎓Coach 🙏🥷 -CSO- 🇺🇸🏆🇲🇽 https://t.co/Y4vjmkVcLb
— Tony Ferguson (@TonyFergusonXT) February 25, 2021
“Thanks mentor – CSO -“ Ferguson replied.
Prior to his the latest rough stretch, Tony Ferguson had amassed an remarkable twelve-battle win streak. Through that extraordinary extend, ‘El Cucuy’ attained stoppage victories in excess of the likes of Edson Barboza, Kevin Lee, Anthony Pettis and Donald Cerrone.
In addition to the announcement that he would now be coaching Ferguson, Freddie Roach also not long ago weighed in a probable boxing match between his star pupil Manny Pacquiao and previous UFC ‘champ champ’ Conor McGregor.
“If this is genuine, Manny Pacquiao will have an much easier time with you Conor McGregor than when he fought Ricky Hatton.” – Roach reported of the prospective tremendous-combat.
McGregor had previously said that he was making use of his rematch with Dustin Poirier as a “warm up” struggle for Manny Pacquiao. Unfortunately for the Irishman, his rematch with ‘The Diamond’ did not go as planned as he fell victim to a next round TKO.
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