Tony Ferguson News

Oct 19, 2017 6:34 am

Nate Diaz responds to Conor McGregor, Tony Ferguson with his own GTA-inspired post

Over the last few weeks, UFC undisputed lightweight champ Conor McGregor and interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson have each shared some Grand Theft Auto inspired pictures to their social media channels. McGregor was first to do so. In his post, he appeared to address Ferguson by using the simple caption “Tony.” Tony A post shared...

Oct 18, 2017 12:25 pm

Dana White talks about his ideal timeframe for Conor McGregor’s Octagon return

Conor McGregor fans are anxiously waiting for the announcement of the Irishman’s Octagon return. It has been almost one year since we last saw the combat sports superstar fighting in the UFC Octagon. McGregor last fought in the boxing ring in his professional boxing debut against Floyd Mayweather in August where he lost by TKO...

Oct 16, 2017 1:44 pm

Dana White talks Conor McGregor’s next fight and location

Conor McGregor fans are all anxiously awaiting to hear what will come next for the current UFC lightweight champion. Coming off his professional boxing debut where he lost to Floyd Mayweather by TKO in the 10th round, many are expecting to see “The Notorious” defend his UFC title in the Octagon. Last week, UFC President...

Oct 14, 2017 9:56 am

VIDEO | Tony Ferguson Responds to Conor McGregor in the Most Tony Ferguson Way

Only Conor McGregor could post a single word on social media with a five minute Grand Theft Auto art edit and have it blow up. Yesterday, McGregor sent out an image of his head and tattoos plastered on the popular video game’s art. It featured him speedboating away with tons of cash and his title...

Oct 12, 2017 12:56 pm

Kevin Lee Says Tony Ferguson Should Get The Shot at Conor McGregor

After all the animosity between Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee in the lead-up to UFC 216, the end result couldn’t be more classy by both opponents. After Ferguson tapped out Lee in a triangle choke, both men embraced and exchanged words. It wasn’t an easy fight for either of them and both men earned each...

Oct 11, 2017 7:29 am

UFC Rankings update: Tony Ferguson rockets onto the pound-for-pound list

Now that the action-packed UFC 216 is in the rear-view, the UFC has updated its official rankings. As expected, main event interim lightweight title winner Tony Ferguson has entered the UFC pound-for-pound list, and has also usurped the number-one spot at lightweight. The UFC flyweight rankings also experienced a major shakeup thanks to long-time contender...

Oct 10, 2017 11:50 am

PHOTO | Tony Ferguson reveals massive walk-around weight just days after UFC 216

Last weekend, in the main event of UFC 216, Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee stepped into the Octagon to battle for the UFC interim lightweight title. Despite a rough first round, Ferguson surged back in the second, and ultimately locked up a choke in the third. In the days leading up to this fight, much...

Oct 10, 2017 11:12 am

Tony Ferguson and Daniel Cormier go off on each other on Twitter

Being a fighter and commentator in the UFC can sometimes put you in an odd position as calling the fights might strain the relationship you have with some of your fellow fighters. This seems to be the case with Daniel Cormier, who commentated the UFC 216 broadcast and apparently Tony Ferguson who fought Kevin Lee...

Oct 10, 2017 5:59 am

Tony Ferguson directs an intense threat at Conor McGregor

Last weekend, in the main event of UFC 216, Tony Ferguson defeated Kevin Lee to capture the UFC interim lightweight title. In the wake of this title win, Ferguson quickly set his sights on a title unification battle with undisputed champion Conor McGregor, and according to UFC President Dana White, this is indeed the direction...

Oct 8, 2017 8:28 am

Tony Ferguson on Conor McGregor: he poses no threat to me

Last night, in the main event of the stacked UFC 216, streaking lightweight contender Tony Ferguson finally earned himself a piece of UFC gold, authoring a third-round submission win over Kevin Lee to capture the promotion’s interim lightweight title. With this win in the rear-view, the expectation is that Ferguson is likely to battle undisputed...

Oct 8, 2017 7:30 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov reacts to Tony Ferguson’s interim title win

Last night, the UFC touched down in Las Vegas, Nevada with the absolutely thrilling UFC 216. In the main event, we saw streaking lightweight stars Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee collide for the UFC interim lightweight title. Though Lee started strong, nearly finishing Ferguson in the first, Ferguson surged back in the later rounds, ultimately putting...

Oct 8, 2017 7:13 am

Dana White updates on possible Tony Ferguson vs. Conor McGregor unification bout

Last night, the UFC touched down in Las Vegas, Nevada with the absolutely thrilling UFC 216. In the main event, we saw streaking lightweights Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee collide for the UFC interim lightweight title. Though Lee started strong, nearly finishing Ferguson in the first, Ferguson surged back in the later rounds, ultimately putting...

Oct 8, 2017 6:51 am

VIDEO | Here’s Tony Ferguson’s profanity-laced callout of Conor McGregor

Well that escalated quickly ….@TonyFergusonXT #UFC216 pic.twitter.com/B5zJBv4dOV — UFC (@ufc) October 8, 2017 Last night, in the main event of the action-packed UFC 216, streaking UFC lightweight contender Tony Ferguson stepped into the cage with the dangerous Kevin Lee in an interim lightweight title fight. Though Lee started strong, Ferguson ultimately came out on top...

Oct 7, 2017 9:54 pm

Pros react to Tony Ferguson’s submission victory over Kevin Lee

Tony Ferguson became the UFC’s interim lightweight champion in the headliner of tonight’s UFC 216 event in Las Vegas by scoring a third-round submission victory over Kevin Lee. Here is how the pros reacted to Tony Ferguson’s title claiming victory: .@TonyFergusonXT is a dangerous man!!! Congrats champ! @ufc — Alan Jouban (@AlanJouban) October 8, 2017...

Oct 7, 2017 9:37 pm

UFC 216 Results: Tony Ferguson submits Kevin Lee

A interim lightweight title fight between Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee headlined tonight’s UFC 216 pay-per-view event in Las Vegas. Round one begins and Kevin Lee comes forward and lands a head kick. Tony shakes it off and circles out. Kevin lands a nice right hand over the top. Ferguson with a low kick. Kevin...

Oct 7, 2017 10:51 am

VIDEO | Tony Ferguson Describes His ‘Next Stage’ Style as ‘F-cking Genius’

No matter how you feel about Tony Ferguson, whether you think he’s ‘weird’ or just don’t  like him, you can admit that he’s just different. If he’s not in workout clothes, he’s dressed like he just walked out of The Continental hotel with a new tactical suit. And what’s the deal with the shades? Then, he...

Oct 6, 2017 12:24 pm

BREAKING | Kevin Lee Dramatically Makes Weight For UFC 216

We’re just an hour removed from one of the most stressful weigh-ins in UFC history. If you want to go through the suspenseful play-by-play, you can relive the entire situation right here. After the sweat and the panic, Kevin Lee walked slowly to the scale with literally seconds left to weigh-in. Unfortunately, he was one...

Oct 6, 2017 7:24 am

Kevin Lee Explains Why Dealing With ‘Weird Dude’ Tony Ferguson is Frustrating

Fighting any opponent is more than just what they can do to you in the Octagon. It always has been. As the sport grew more popular, now it’s more different than ever. Kevin Lee just didn’t have to deal with preparing for Tony Ferguson’s unorthodox techniques, but endure social media trash talk, being around him...

Oct 5, 2017 1:47 pm

Kevin Lee: Conor McGregor isn’t the biggest challenge at 155

Ahead of his UFC 216 interim lightweight title fight against Tony Ferguson that takes place this weekend in Las Vegas, Nevada, Kevin Lee has been getting a lot of attention with the words he has been choosing to say to the media. However, it will all come down to his performance and how he does...