UFC – Khabib Nurmagomedov’s large rival from a distance, Tony Ferguson won’t ever have had the long-awaited struggle towards the Dagestanese.
In whole, the UFC tried to arrange the struggle between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson on 5 events. Unfortunately for the 2 males, the shock by no means materialized. Between accidents, poorly managed weight-cutting and coronavirus, the lightweights won’t ever have fought within the octagon. However, their distance rivalry can have punctuated the class between 2015 and 2020. When Khabib introduced his retirement to everybody’s shock final October, instantly after his victory over Gaethje, Ferguson reacted very badly. In the footage launched by the UFC, we are able to see a person merely disgusted that the long-awaited struggle won’t ever occur.
Beaten by Justin Gaethje after twelve consecutive victories within the -70kg, Tony Ferguson returns to UFC 256. Facing Charles Oliveira, he intends to dispel doubts and remind the general public that he’s one of the fiercest contenders for the title . Especially, whereas the specter of ” 30-0 Hovers round Khabib, El Cucuy may maybe drive the well-known struggle.
WOW: Tony Ferguson’s reaction when he noticed Khabib was retiring pic.twitter.com/b3VGykkJTC
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