Can Tony Ferguson has enough ability to beat Khabib at UFC 249?

Tony Ferguson vs Khabib Nurmagomedov UFC 249 is around the corner just one and a half months remaining. In the present day, Ferguson and Khabib MMA bout is the talk of the UFC community. In the UFC Khabib and Ferguson, both have a 12 fight win streak. This is the real fight, now the question is Khabib, Ferguson’s toughest challenge yet?

Tony Ferguson is not a Mexican, he is the professional American mixed martial artist in the lightweight division of UFC. He is the past interim lightweight champion. Tony has been a professional MMA artist since 2008 and he has been part of the UFC after winning The Ultimate Fighter 13. He is currently ranked #10 overall in the UFC and is #1 in the lightweight division. He has a strong background in wrestling which helped get him interested in MMA. He began training and decided to become a professional MMA fighter.

Everything You Need to Know About Tony Ferguson, how strong is he?

NameAnthony A. Padilla-Tony Ferguson
NicknameEl Cucuy
Age36
Date of Birth1984.02.12
Weight ClassLightweight
Last Weigh-In155.0 lbs
Height5'11" (180cm)
Reach76.0" (193cm)
StanceOrthodox
SIG STR LPM5.81
SIG STR ACC0.4533
TD AVG0.56
TD ACC0.4286
SUB AVG1.4
BornCalifornia, United States
Pro MMA Record25-3-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
Current Streak12 Wins
Last FightJune 08, 2019 in UFC
Affiliation Knuckleheadz Boxing
Career Disclosed Earnings$1,537,000 USD
Fighting out of Ventura, California

When does Tony Ferguson’s next fight?

Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov agreed to fight for lightweights championship bout at UFC 249 main event on Saturday, April 18th at Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

What time does it start?

Ferguson vs. Khabib bout is the main PPV event of UFC 249. No one can say the actual time but approximately kicks off at 11:00 p.m. ET on Saturday 18th April 2020, at Barclays Center in New York.

What injury did Tony Ferguson have?

Ferguson had a significant knee injury, it takes may days to recover.

Can I watch Ferguson fight for free?

Tony Ferguson is one of the best interim Mixed Marshal Arts champion fighter in the world. So you can not watch Ferguson vs Khabib live stream free online without purchase Pay Per View (PPV) official network.

MMA Career

Tony Ferguson applied to be on The Ultimate Fighter. He won the services and went on to have a 10-2 professional record. Ferguson had a couple of fights and had to take a year off due to an arm injury. He went on to win UFC 166 against Mike Rio by choking him out in the first round. Ferguson won UFC 177 by a split decision. He returned for UFC 188 where he won in the second round. He went on to win additional UFC competition and is scheduled to be featured in UFC 249.

UFC – Ultimate Fighter Championship

After trying to turn pro, Ferguson applied to be on The Ultimate Fighter. He was not picked the first time. it was not until 2010 he was selected. He was picked third for Team Lesnar. Brock Lesnar has already made a name for himself in the UFC and he was on this show to help train other fighters and share the different moves with them. In his first fight, he went on to knock out Justin Edwards in the first round. He went on to face Chuck O’Neil and he won this fight by technical knockout which allowed him to get to the final.

Why Ferguson can beat Khabib?

I am waiting to see how Ferguson uses his nasty elbows cut against the current undefeated lightweight champion of UFC. Ferguson’s wrist control is better than Khabib. This is why Ferguson can beat Khabib.

Let’s take a glance Khabib vs Ferguson UFC 249 fight details below;

 Lightweight - Main Event - Title Fight 
Khabib NurmagomedovNameAnthony A. Padilla-Tony Ferguson
The EagleNicknameEl Cucuy
31Age36
1988.09.20Date of Birth1984.02.12
Makhachkala, Russian SFSR, Soviet UnionWeight ClassLightweight
LightweightLast Weigh-In155.0 lbs
155.0 lbsHeight5'11" (180cm)
5'10" (178cm)Reach76.0" (193cm)
70.0" (178cm)StanceOrthodox
OrthodoxSIG STR LPM5.81
4.11SIG STR ACC0.4533
0.4978TD AVG0.56
5.35TD ACC0.4286
0.4758SUB AVG1.4
0.73BornCalifornia, United States
28-0-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)Pro MMA Record25-3-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
28 WinsCurrent Streak12 Wins
September 07, 2019 in UFCLast FightJune 08, 2019 in UFC
American Kickboxing AcademyAffiliation Knuckleheadz Boxing
$2,378,000 USDCareer Disclosed Earnings$1,537,000 USD
San Jose, CaliforniaFighting out of Ventura, California

His official debut in the UFC was for the final fight of the contest where he faced Ramsey Nijem. He won this fight by the knockout in the first round and he was then the winner of a contract with the UFC. He also goes the Knockout of the Night bonus from this fight. The winner of this fighting reality show would be granted a contract to fight in the UFC. This was the beginning of the professional UFC career for Tony Ferguson. He continued to be featured in UFC bouts and continues to win them to keep on coming back for more.