Tony Ferguson reacts to Dana White confirming Khabib Nurmagomedov’s retirement from MMA

Tony Ferguson has commented on Dana White’s Instagram submit asserting Khabib Nurmagomedov’s official retirement from UFC.

The No. 5 ranked Light-weight contender responded to the announcement in a bittersweet method.

In his distinctive type of composing his remarks on social media, El Cucuy referred to as Khabib Nurmagomedov “Fathead” adopted by the hashtag ‘# SeeYouAgain’.

You’ll be able to see the screenshot of Tony Ferguson’s remark under.

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Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov have been slated to combat at UFC 249 for the Light-weight championship.

Nonetheless, because of lockdown restrictions in Russia, The Eagle needed to pull out from the combat and the bout finally fell by. Since then, ‘El Cucuy’ has been adamant about UFC giving him his shot on the undefeated champion.

With Dana White’s affirmation that The Eagle has retired, evidently followers won’t ever get to witness Tony Ferguson vs Khabib Nurmagomedov.

Which fighter from Khabib Nurmagomedov’s camp referred to as out Tony Ferguson?

After dominating Drew Dober at UFC 259, Khabib’s teammate and buddy, Islam Makhachev, referred to as out Tony Ferguson.

Makhachev is 19-1-0 as an MMA fighter and talked about that Ferguson is his “dream combat” and desires to retire the Mexican fighter from the game.

“My dream combat is Tony Ferguson. That’s my dream combat. I simply need to make him retire. He talks an excessive amount of. Khabib is retired, now he retains pressuring him, for what? I’m right here, I’ve a 7-fight win streak, make this occur,” mentioned Makhachev.

Nonetheless, it seems that UFC has different plans lined up for El Cucuy. A combat between Tony Ferguson and No. 9 ranked Beneil Dariush is mentioned to be within the works for UFC 262 on Might 15, 2021.

Ferguson is coming off a loss to Charles Oliveira whereas Dariush is using excessive on a six-fight successful streak.

Printed 19 Mar 2021, 11:56 IST

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