Brendan Schaub said on his The Fighter and The Kid show that he feels newly crowned UFC interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson is the best lightweight on the planet and not lightweight champion Conor McGregor. He goes in to detail why and discusses Tony’s performance against Kevin Lee at UFC 216. Check it out.
Daniel Cormier weighed in on the probable lightweight champion Conor McGregor vs. interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson bout. He talked about how Conor would “snipe” Ferguson at will and breaks down exactly why he feels that way. He also talks about who the heaviest puncher that he faced was as well as who has “pillow hands” at AKA. Check it out!
Axiom Films made a pretty darn cool promotional video for Tony Ferguson vs. Conor McGregor. The Ferguson fight is next for the Irishman, according to Dana White, to unify Tony’s interim lightweight championship with his lineal belt he won from Eddie Alvarez back at UFC 205. Check it out and get hyped!
UFC 216 is in the books, but we are still getting content for the night and we are grateful. Check out one of our favorite video series from the UFC featuring all of the action from the card – in brutal slow motion awesomeness. Oh, and it also has the ridiculous slam to armbar from Demetrious Johnson and that’s worth the watch on its own. Another technique to note is Tony Ferguson’s punch fake to elbow that Kevin Lee eats like a double cheeseburger after starving for three days. It’s awesome.
Michael Bisping recently spoke about a potential Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor trilogy ending bout and the likelihood of it happening. He also talks about Diaz pricing him out of the fight and Ferguson being a much harder fight for Conor McGregor.
One of the tactics Tony Ferguson apparently used in his successful bout with Kevin Lee is to aim for a lump on his chest. Tony told TMZ that he honed in on what he thought was a staph infection on Lee’s chest and after the fight he took his newly won interim lightweight championship and jumped in the shower. Check it out.
MMA Junkie reported the Reebok Payouts for UFC 216 and I will say it again that they aren’t up to snuff. Demetrious Johnson pulled in $40K with Tony Ferguson, Kevin Lee, and Ray Borg snagging $30k. Fabricio Werdum only pulled in a dismal $10K and it is shameful. Werdum is a veteran who is a former … Read more
MMA Junkie reported the athlete payouts for Saturday’s UFC 216 event and Tony Ferguson leads the way with a whopping $500K by defeating Kevin Lee in the main event. Kevin pulled in a cool $250K for his losing effort to capture the interim lightweight championship. Close behind Tony is Fabricio Werdum with $400K and Demetrious Johnson … Read more
Dana White says Conor McGregor is fighting Tony Ferguson next to unify the lightweight titles. Check it out.
Check out the highlights from the UFC 216 post fight press conference.