Tony Ferguson

Tony Ferguson

Tony Ferguson

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(born February 12, 1984) is an American professional mixed martial artist. He currently competes in the Lightweight division for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). He is a former Interim UFC Lightweight Champion. Ferguson has been competing professionally since 2008, and has been with the UFC since he won The Ultimate Fighter 13. In addition to his wrestling background, Ferguson has also trained boxing, jiu-jitsu,

Ferguson was selected as the third pick for Team Lesnar. In his first fight, Ferguson defeated Justin Edwards by knockout in the first round. He next faced Ryan McGillivray in the quarterfinals and won by a TKO in the first round. He then faced Chuck O'Neil in the semifinals and won by TKO in the third round to advance to the final. (Source: en.wikipedia.org)Ferguson began his professional MMA career fighting in small organizations around California in 2007. Notable matches in his early career include a win over kickboxing champion Joe Schilling and a loss to future World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC) fighter Karen Darabedyan. (Source:en.wikipedia.org))

Following his debut, Ferguson returned to lightweight and faced Aaron Riley on September 24, 2011, at UFC 135. The fight was stopped after the first round after Riley said he had a broken jaw, resulting in a TKO victory for Ferguson. (Source: en.wikipedia.org)

Performance of the Night. Fight of the Night. (Source: en.wikipedia.org Fight of the Night (Six times) (Source:en.wikipedia.org e"Fight Card - UFC Fight Night Mir vs. Duffee". UFC.com. Archived from the original on July 15, 2015. Retrieved July 17, 2015. (Source:n.wikipedia.org)))

Heidi Fang (July 8, 2014). "Danny Castillo on being a part of a canceled fight card and Mendes' frustrations". mmafightcorner.com. Archived from the original on July 14, 2014. Retrieved July 8, 2014. (Source: en.wikipedia.org)MMAWeekly.com Staff. "Watch Tony Ferguson Put Abel Trujillo's KO Power to Sleep (UFC 216 Free Fight)". mmaweekly.com. Retrieved April 17, 2021. (Source: en.wikipedia.org)

Staff (April 2, 2015). "Tony Ferguson-Josh Thomson Lightweight bout added to UFC Fight Night in San Diego". Sherdog.com. Archived from the original on April 2, 2015. Retrieved April 2, 2015. (Source: en.wikipedia.org)Ben Fowlkes (July 15, 2015). "UFC Fight Night 71 results: Tony Ferguson dominates durable, bloodied Josh Thomson". mmajunkie.com. Archived from the original on July 16, 2015. Retrieved July 15, 2015. (Source: en.wikipedia.org)

Helwani, Ariel (May 6, 2016). "Tony Ferguson vs. Michael Chiesa in the works for UFC's South Dakota debut". MMA Fighting. Archived from the original on May 7, 2016. Retrieved May 6, 2016. (Source: en.wikipedia.org Tristen Critchfield (June 28, 2016). "Tony Ferguson to face newcomer Landon Vannata at UFC Fight Night Sioux Falls". sherdog.com. Archived from the original on June 29, 2016. Retrieved June 28, 2016. (Source:en.wikipedia.org))

John Morgan (June 27, 2016). "Michael Chiesa out at UFC Fight Night 91, UFC seeks new opponent for Tony Ferguson". mmajunkie.com. Archived from the original on June 28, 2016. Retrieved June 27, 2016. (Source: en.wikipedia.org)

Tristen Critchfield (July 14, 2016). "UFC Fight Night Sioux Falls bonuses: Ferguson, Vannata Garner $50K apiece for wild battle". sherdog.com. Archived from the original on July 15, 2016. Retrieved July 14, 2016. (Source: en.wikipedia.org Tristen Critchfield (November 5, 2016). "UFC Fight Night bonuses: Ferguson, dos Anjos, Lamas, Silva de Andrade receive $50K". sherdog.com. Archived from the original on November 7, 2016. Retrieved November 5, 2016. (Source:en.wikipedia.org))

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