318 Search Results for tony ferguson

Dec 6, 2016 5:57 am

Tony Ferguson is considering a drop to featherweight: I would pose a big threat

Last month, in the main event of the UFC’s latest trip to Mexico, Tony Ferguson earned a unanimous decision victory over former lightweight champion Rafael Dos Anjos. With this win, which was undeniably the biggest of his career, Ferguson extended his win streak to a whopping nine straight. From there, Ferguson seemed ready for a...

Nov 28, 2016 4:27 pm

Tony Ferguson: Conor McGregor does not want any part of me

Earlier this month, lightweight contender Tony Ferguson extended his win-streak to nine with a win over the division’s former champion, Rafael Dos Anjos. One week later, Khabib Nurmagomedov scored a similarly impressive win over Michael Johnson, extending his record to a ridiculous 24-0 in the process. Given their current streaks, either man could easily be...

Nov 28, 2016 12:39 pm

Tony Ferguson on Khabib Nurmagomedov: “The guy’s a whiny b*tch”

Earlier this month, in the main event of the UFC’s latest trip to Mexico, Tony Ferguson outpointed former lightweight champion Rafael Dos Anjos. It was the biggest win of his career, and it thrust him into the uppermost echelon of the lightweight division. In his post-fight interview, however, Ferguson neglected to call out the champion,...

Nov 23, 2016 11:59 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov open to interim title fight with Tony Ferguson

Earlier this month, top ranked lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov delivered a spectacular performance as he picked up a third round submission win over #8 ranked lightweight Michael Johnson in a highly anticipated matchup. The win was not only a finish for Nurmagomedov, but a rather dominant one as he put on a horrendously vicious display of...


Nov 8, 2016 8:14 am

UFC Rankings Update: Tony Ferguson Surges Ahead

Last Saturday, the UFC touched down in sun-soaked Mexico City with UFC Fight Night 98. With this exciting event in the rear-view mirror, the UFC has updated their official rankings to reflect the shifts and shakeups that resulted from it. The most notable rankings change that stemmed from the UFC’s recent trip to Mexico was...

Nov 7, 2016 6:17 am

Tony Ferguson Wants to be a Three-Division UFC Champion

This coming Saturday, in the main event of the monumental UFC 205, UFC featherweight champ Conor McGregor will challenge lightweight champ Eddie Alvarez in a bid to become the first fighter in UFC history to hold two titles in two divisions in tandem. As it turns out, however, McGregor isn’t the only fighter on the...

Nov 6, 2016 8:58 am

Pros react to Tony Ferguson’s victory over Rafael dos Anjos

Tony Ferguson scored the biggest win of his mixed martial arts career last night in Mexico City, as he defeated former division title holder Rafael dos Anjos in the main event of UFC Fight Night 98 via unanimous decision. The five-round main event tilt was nothing short of thrilling, but in the end it was...

Nov 6, 2016 6:36 am

VIDEO | Tony Ferguson and Rafael Dos Anjos Octagon Interviews

Last night, the UFC returned to sun soaked Mexico City, Mexico for the first time since June of 2015. The organization did so with a compelling, 13-fight card in UFC Fight Night 98. The card was topped by an anticipated lightweight bout that promised to thrust the winer directly into lightweight title contention. In one...

Nov 6, 2016 5:58 am

UFC Fight Night 98 Bonuses: Tony Ferguson and Rafael Dos Anjos Get Rewarded For Epic Scrap

Last night, the UFC returned to Mexico City, Mexico, with a compelling, 13-fight card. Though many of the matchups on the bill resulted in rather lacklustre decisions, the card was highlighted by several performances that were clear choices for post-fight bonuses. The main event was one of these fights. That main event pitted former lightweight...

Nov 5, 2016 11:24 pm

VIDEO | Tony Ferguson defeats Rafael dos Anjos (highlights)

In the main event of The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America 3 Finale, streaking UFC lightweight Tony Ferguson continued his impressive win streak as he defeated former lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos in dominant fashion, picking apart dos Anjos with his extremely unorthodox striking style. While both men landed big blows throughout the fight, Ferguson managed...

Nov 5, 2016 10:30 pm

UFC Fight Night 98 Results: Tony Ferguson defeats Rafael dos Anjos

A lightweight scrap between former division champion Rafael dos Anjos and surging contender Tony Ferguson served as the main event of tonight’s UFC Fight Night 98 card in Mexico City. Round one begins and Ferguson opens things up with a leg kick. RDA replies with a solid leg kick of his own. Ferguson tries to...

Nov 1, 2016 7:25 am

VIDEO | Former Champ Rafael Dos Anjos Breaks Down his Fight with Tony Ferguson

This weekend, in the main event of the UFC’s latest trip to Mexico City, Mexico, former lightweight champion Rafael Dos Anjos will take on the streaking Tony Ferguson. The fight will be Dos Anjos’ first since he surrendered the title to Eddie Alvarez in July, when he wilted under a swarm of first-round punches. Despite...

Oct 19, 2016 7:51 am

Twitter Beef! Lando Vannata Calls Tony Ferguson a “F**kcing Idiot”

Tony Ferguson‘s last fight, which occured back in July in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, was originally expected to be against fellow Ultimate Fighter winner Michael Chiesa. When Chiesa withdrew from the fight with back injury just weeks before the event, however, Ferguson was forced to shift his attention to late replacement Lando Vannata, who made...

Oct 14, 2016 8:20 am

Tony Ferguson Accuses Conor McGregor of Stealing his Lines

On November 5, in the main event of the UFC’s latest trip to Mexico, streaking lightweight contender Tony Ferguson will take on former champion Rafael Dos Anjos in a bout that could well earn the winner a shot at the lightweight title. One week later, in the main event of UFC 205, Irish superstar Conor...

Oct 10, 2016 9:13 am

Michael Bisping Rips Tony Ferguson on Twitter

Last Saturday, in the main event of UFC 204, UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping avenged an ugly, 2009 loss to Dan Henderson with a hard-fought unanimous decision win. Not everyone believed he deserved that win, however. In the wake of Bisping’s defeat of Henderson – which marked his first successful defense as middleweight king –...

Oct 4, 2016 9:55 am

Tony Ferguson: “All those whiney b**ches can fight over the belt”

While Tony Ferguson currently sits at #3 on the UFC’s official lightweight rankings, he is content to partake in fights where title belts aren’t on the line. Ferguson has been on a tear of the UFC’s lightweight division lately, going on a spectacular 8-fight win streak that has seen him finish all but two opponents....

Oct 3, 2016 6:43 am

Tony Ferguson on McGregor vs. Alvarez: “I Hope They Both Knock Each Other Out”

On November 12, the UFC will make its long-awaited debut in New York City with UFC 205. Atop this historic card sits a lightweight title fight between reigning lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez, and reigning featherweight king Conor McGregor. This veritable super fight has 99% of the fight game drooling in anticipation. Streaking lightweight contender Tony...

Aug 29, 2016 5:54 pm

Rafael dos Anjos discusses his upcoming fight with Tony Ferguson

Former UFC lightweight champion Rafael Dos Anjos will be locking horns with surging contender Tony Ferguson on November 5 in Mexico City. And while this isn’t the fight “RDA” was initially hoping for, it is one he seems fairly happy with. “I asked for the rematch [with Alvarez], but I didn’t think they’d give it to me, so I...

Aug 3, 2016 10:40 am

UFC officially announces Rafael dos Anjos vs. Tony Ferguson

After a brief period of anticipation, the UFC has officially announced Rafael dos Anjos vs. Tony Ferguson. Reports emerged earlier this week that the former lightweight champ would be returning to the Octagon in November to fight #3 ranked lightweight Tony Ferguson in a highly anticipated showdown, however there had been no official word on...

Jul 14, 2016 10:11 am

Tony Ferguson eyes big fight after winning 8 in a row

Wednesday night in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, #3 ranked lightweight Tony Ferguson picked up his 8th win in a row as he defeated Lando Vannata via 2nd round submission. The fight was an impressive one for Vannata, who took the fight on short notice after Michael Chiesa withdrew from the bout. Now, Ferguson is ready...

Jul 14, 2016 9:50 am

VIDEO | Tony Ferguson vs. Lando Vannata (Highlights)

Wednesday night in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, UFC newcomer Lando Vannata, who stepped in on short notice, gave #3 ranked lightweight Tony Ferguson one of the toughest tests of his MMA career. Both fighters rocked one another several times throughout the ‘Fight of the Night’ performance. Ultimately, Ferguson secured the 2nd round submission win, making...

Jun 28, 2016 7:48 pm

Tony Ferguson receives new opponent for ‘UFC FN: Sioux Falls’

After Michael Chiesa withdrew from his July 13th scrap against #3 ranked lightweight Tony Ferguson, there was much speculation as to who the UFC would select as a fill-in opponent for ‘El Cucuy’ on such short notice. While many hoped #1 ranked Khabib Nurmagomedov would step up, ‘The Eagle’ is currently on the sidelines while...

Apr 17, 2016 11:19 am

Video | Khabib wants title shot next, not Tony Ferguson

Khabib Nurmagomedov improved his undefeated record to 23-0 last night in Tampa, this by defeating Darrell Horcher via TKO on the evenings main card. “The Eagle” spoke with MMAFighting’s Ariel Helwani after the fight where he stated that he wants a title shot next against “RDA” next, not Tony Ferguson. Do you think Khabib deserves...

Apr 16, 2016 7:32 pm

Tony Ferguson unimpressed by Khabib Nurmagomedov’s win

On the main card of UFC on FOX 19, Khabib Nurmagomedov made his impressive return to the Octagon after two years away from the sport. ‘The Eagle’ faced UFC newcomer Darrell Horcher after Tony ‘El Cucuy’ Ferguson was forced out of the fight nearly a week before fight night. After Nurmagomedov’s win over Horcher, Ferguson...