Tony Gravely, Sarah Alpar, Brok Weaver Land UFC Deals on Dana White’s Contender Series

The Ultimate Fighting Championship family grew by three on Season 3, Episode 8 of Dana White’s Contender Series, as Tony Gravely, Sarah Alpar and Brok Weaver were awarded contracts on Tuesday at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Justin Gaethje Says He Was Offered The Tony Ferguson Matchup, But Declined Due To Short Notice

Justin Gaethje has revealed why he turned down a fight against Tony Ferguson stating that the four-week’ notice given to him wasn’t enough to prepare for someone like “El Cucuy” and wanted the bout to be pushed back to this Saturday at UFC 239. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Dana White fires back at claims that he’s denying Tony Ferguson a title shot 

With 12 wins in a row in arguably the deepest division in the sport, Tony Ferguson should probably have already fought for the UFC lightweight title but it still hasn’t happened yet. Ferguson won an interim lightweight title back in 2017 with a submission against Kevin Lee but then a freak knee injury a few […]

Dana White: ‘I’m assuming’ Tony Ferguson is next in line for Khabib vs. Poirier winner 

Tony Ferguson knows better than most that nothing is guaranteed but for now it appears he’s the next contender in line to fight for the UFC lightweight title. Following 12 straight wins including back-to-back victories over Anthony Pettis and Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone, Ferguson would seem to be the only legitimate choice to battle the winner […]

Dana White on Tony Ferguson’s lightweight title shot: ‘I assume he’s next’

Tony Ferguson may finally be getting his long-awaited crack at an undisputed UFC championship. While guest hosting a recent episode of the LVSportsBiz.com’s “Guerilla Cross Radio”, UFC president Dana White addressed the state of the lightweight division. Touching on Khabib Nurmagomedov, Dustin Poirier, Conor McGregor, and Ferguson (25-3 MMA, 15-1 UFC), White discussed the status […]

Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone offers update on his health following TKO loss to Tony Ferguson

Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone was hurt but he was never broken. The veteran lightweight contender fell to Tony Ferguson this past Saturday night at UFC 238 in Chicago after his eye swelled completely shut between the second and third rounds forcing doctors to put a stop to the contest. Ferguson has started pouring on the punishment […]

Tony Ferguson ‘Pissed’ at Early Ending to Cerrone Bout: ‘It’s Not the Way I Wanted to Win’

It’s been nine years since Tony Ferguson was last beaten in an MMA match and he doesn’t expect to lose anytime soon. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Tony Ferguson def. Donald Cerrone at UFC 238: Best photos

Check out these photos highlighting Tony Ferguson’s TKO win over Donald Cerrone at UFC 238 from United Center in Chicago. (Photos by Jerry Lai-USA TODAY Sports) View full post on MMA Junkie

The Many Layers Of Tony Ferguson

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Video: Tony Ferguson says ‘Khabib and Conor can only run for so long’

CHICAGO – UFC lightweight Tony Ferguson meets with reporters to preview his upcoming fight against Donald Cerrone at UFC 238, discuss his relationship with Dana White, the state of the lightweight division’s title picture, Andy Ruiz Jr.’s recent victory over Anthony Joshua and send a warning to Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor. View full post […]

UFC President Dana White Approved Tony Ferguson’s Fight After Medical Clearance

Ultimate Fighting Championship lightweight Tony Ferguson has been cleared medically and even had UFC President Dana White personally sit down with him to allow him to compete at UFC 238. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Video: Tony Ferguson made up for lost time with a classic UFC 238 open workout

CHICAGO – If you’ve missed Tony Ferguson after eight months away from the octagon, here’s you chance to see plenty of work from the former interim UFC lightweight champion. Ferguson (24-3 MMA, 14-1 UFC) makes his return to the octagon on Saturday at UFC 238 when he meets Donald Cerrone (36-11 MMA, 23-8 UFC) in […]

Tony Ferguson talks Dana White’s matchmaking, having zero privacy, and Ali Abdelaziz

It’s been a while since Tony Ferguson has spoken to the media. He hasn’t lost a step. Participating in a scrum at the open workouts Wednesday ahead of his fight with Donald Cerrone at UFC 238 in Chicago this weekend, Ferguson covered a number of topics including having to deal with private matters while in […]

UFC 238 pre-event facts: How many records can Tony Ferguson and Donald Cerrone set?

The UFC hosts its fifth pay-per-view event of the year on Saturday with UFC 238. The card takes place at United Center in Chicago with a five-fight main card that follows prelims on ESPN and ESPN+/UFC Fight Pass. In addition to a loaded undercard that features multiple former title challengers, the main card offers two […]

‘UFC 238 Embedded,’ No. 2: Tony Ferguson talks ‘hardcore’ comeback

Gallery Photos: Tony Ferguson through the years The UFC’s fifth pay-per-view of the year takes place Saturday with UFC 238, and the promotion’s popular “Embedded” series returns to get you ready. UFC 238 takes place at United Center in Chicago. The main card airs on pay-per-view following prelims on ESPN and ESPN+/UFC Fight Pass. In […]

UFC 238 breakdown: The difficult task of picking Donald Cerrone vs. Tony Ferguson firefight

MMA Junkie Radio co-host and MMA Junkie contributor Dan Tom breaks down the UFC’s top bouts. Today, we look at a featured fight on the main card for UFC 238. UFC 238 takes place Saturday at United Center in Chicago. The main card airs on pay-per-view following prelims on ESPN and ESPN+/UFC Fight Pass. Tony […]

UFC free fight: Relive Tony Ferguson’s wild UFC 229 win over Anthony Pettis

The main event of UFC 229 and it’s aftermath is forever etched in mixed martial arts lore. But Khabib Nurmagomedov’s fourth-round submission of Conor McGregor on Oct. 6 in Las Vegas, and the subsequent near-riot afterwards, resonated so deeply that it’s easy to forget that it was preceded by one of 2018’s greatest fights. Now, […]

Tony Ferguson, Khabib manager Ali Abdelaziz trade barbs after clown emoji insult

Perhaps it’ll always be like this between Tony Ferguson and Ali Abdelaziz. One will tweet something about the other, the one being talked about sees it, and then off they go: Twitter beef. It happened Friday night thanks to a clown emoji. Earlier this week, ESPN’s Twitter account shared a graphic highlighting the situation at […]

Donald Cerrone details frustration in booking Tony Ferguson for UFC 238, expects title shot after

Donald Cerrone didn’t need to be persuaded to fight on short notice at UFC 238. The same can’t necessarily be said for Tony Ferguson, according to “Cowboy.” The UFC surprised everyone when, just weeks out from next month’s event, it booked a key lightweight matchup between Cerrone (36-11 MMA, 23-8 UFC) and Ferguson (24-3 MMA, […]

Conor McGregor gives Tony Robbins detailed account of UFC 229 melee

The lightweight title fight that actually took place at UFC 229 went to Khabib Nurmagomedov. But “the real fight,” as Conor McGregorcalls it, went his way. In an extended conversation with Tony Robbins, McGregor reframed his loss and subsequent brawl, crowing over the punches he landed on Nurmagomedov’s teammates before security broke them up. Throughout […]

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