September 30, 2022

Former interim light-weight champion Tony Ferguson has issued his first assertion since struggling what Dana White described as ‘probably the most vicious knockout’ of all time at UFC 274.

‘El Cucuy’ was making an attempt to work his manner again into title rivalry after three straight defeats and began properly in opposition to Michael Chandler earlier than issues went south in spherical two.

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Chandler scored the very best KO of his profession at UFC 274 – and now desires to combat McGregor

After dropping the previous Bellator champion in spherical one, Ferguson was ruthlessly worn out when Chandler landed a picture-perfect entrance kick to his chin simply moments into the second body.

The 38-year-old collapsed face-first to the canvas within the first true knockout loss in his profession.

Ferguson was beforehand stopped on his toes by Justin Gaethje however nobody had been capable of really put him away, till now.

On Monday, Ferguson took to social media to congratulate Chandler on his victory and spoke with optimism about his preventing future regardless of being on a four-fight skid.

“Congratulations to Michael Chandler On his victory at UFC274. Had numerous enjoyable in there, you followers are Fuckin’ wild I really like this shit!

“Feels good to be again & hungry once more. We had been simply getting began. Finest Of Luck In Your Subsequent Struggle- Champ.”

Tony Ferguson has had a rough run inside the octagon

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Tony Ferguson has had a tough run contained in the octagon

Chandler snapped a two-fight losing streak at UFC 274

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Chandler snapped a two-fight dropping streak at UFC 274


Whereas the UFC fan favorite seems to be eager to get again within the Octagon, the UFC boss thinks Ferguson ought to take a while off after struggling one of the brutal knockouts of all time.

“I don’t know something about Tony, aside from that was probably the most vicious knockout I’ve ever seen,” White stated on the UFC 274 post-fight press convention. “I believe what must occur now could be Tony must take a while off after that knockout.”

Regardless of the actual fact Ferguson is on a run of dangerous losses and seems to be well past his peak, White insists he won’t be minimize from the UFC roster and stays one of many absolute best light-weight fighters on the planet.

“He’s nonetheless one of many prime 10 guys on the earth,” White added. “He appeared rattling good in that first spherical however that was a vicious knockout. Are you aware what I imply?

White was stunned as he watched Chandler floor Ferguson in the main event

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White was shocked as he watched Chandler ground Ferguson in the primary occasion

“It’s not like, ‘Oh my god. Tony obtained dominated and doesn’t appear like he belongs right here.’

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“Tony appeared rattling good proper up till he obtained caught and you already know on this recreation anybody can get caught with something.”

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