Next fight of Tony Ferguson is not determined yet.
Conor McGregor, who only recently announced his retirement as an MMA fighter, received a call from former UFC lightweight champion Tony Ferguson. El Cucuy posted a video on his Instagram, which he signed as follows:
Tony Ferguson commented on his defeat in a duel with Justin Gaethje. First, Tony said that two weight races in a short period of time were not related to this defeat. Secondly, El Cucuy noted that all this time he had been preparing for the battle against Khabib Nurmagomedov, and he, unlike Gaethje, was not a puncher.
By tradition, after each of its events, UFC promotion gives out bonuses. The 249th event, which took place on May 9 in Jacksonville, was no exception. So, Justin Gaethje won in two categories: “Fight of the evening” and “Performance of the evening”. Accordingly, Justin earned 100 thousand dollars of bonuses. Another winner in the “Fight of the Evening” nomination was Tony Ferguson, who lost to Gaethje by TKO.
249th UFC became a history in Jacksonville. In the main event of the evening Justin Gaethje scored TKO win against Tony Ferguson and gained the title of interim UFC lightweight champion. Here're all the results of the event: