Previous UFC interim lightweight winner Tony Ferguson was stopped by Michael Chandler at the UFC 274 pay out-per-check out (PPV) party final weekend (May well 7) in Phoenix, Ariz., it what is arguably one particular of the most terrifying knockouts in the historical past of the promotion.
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The reduction dropped Ferguson, who turned 38 back again in February, to 25-7 in general. Extra troubling is the point that “El Cucuy” has now lost 4 straight and has not seemed competitive considering the fact that knocking close to fellow shopworn veteran Donald Cerrone back again in June 2019.
Really do not be expecting The Best Fighter (TUF) 13 champ to be crying himself to slumber.
“Congratulations to Michael Chandler on his victory at UFC 274,” Ferguson wrote on Twitter. “Had a lot of pleasurable in there, you admirers are fuckin’ wild. I really like this shit! Feels excellent to be back and hungry again. We were just getting started. Most effective of luck in your subsequent combat champ. #ForTheLoveOfTheGame. -CSO-.”
For people fans new to the Ferguson Twitter account, CSO indicates “Champ Shit Only.”
UFC President Dana White just lately advised the mixed martial arts (MMA) media that Ferguson was not in hazard of being lower, acquire or get rid of, many thanks in component to the equity “El Cucuy” built up more than the final ten years, delivering high-octane fights every and every time out.
But all good factors ought to arrive to an conclude.
It will be attention-grabbing to see how matchmakers technique his future fight. Ferguson is at the moment rated No. 7 at 155 kilos and not likely to reduce any floor considering that Chandler was seated over him at No. 5. Possibly it is time for Ferguson to struggle this struggling lightweight?
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