VIDEO: Tony Ferguson Sings a Hilarious Song for Khabib Nurmagomedov and Names It ‘Mask Off’

Published 05/13/2021, 11:45 PM EDT


‘El Cucuy’ and ‘The Eagle’ terrorized the division for the better part of a decade. Hence, UFC fans dreamed of the duo sharing the octagon to determine who the better fighter was. However, Tony Ferguson vs Khabib Nurmagomedov, which was scheduled five times, fell out five times. Now that Khabib Nurmagomedov is no longer an active fighter, MMA fans can bid farewell to one of the most highly anticipated fights ever.

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Despite his rival being retired, Ferguson never misses an opportunity to fire shots at Nurmagomedov. ‘Tiramisu Tuesday’ is a regular meme shared by Ferguson on his social media channels to troll ‘fathead’ for missing weight. 

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Can Tony Ferguson entice Khabib Nurmagomedov out of retirement?

In the recent UFC 262 press conference, John Morgan asked Dana White if either main event fighter had anything to prove in the wake of Nurmagomedov’s retirement.  

Ferguson, who will fight in the co-headliner, took it upon himself to answer the question. He said, “He’s a f***ing b**ch. He’s a f***ing p***y. Sorry to interrupt you. I’m going to dedicate this f***ing song called mask off. Chase a check. Never chase a b**ch that’s Khabib.”

Tony Ferguson is currently on a two-fight skid. After tearing through the lightweight division and amassing an impressive 12-fight win streak. Justin Gaethje and Charles Oliveira both secured dominant victories over Ferguson that prompted fans and pundits alike to believe that Ferguson is ‘finished’. 

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If Ferguson fails to win his fight this weekend against Dariush, his future in the UFC will be extremely uncertain. However, if Ferguson can secure a win against a red-hot Dariush, he will not only prove the doubters wrong, but he will place be in the reckoning for a UFC title shot. 

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Nurmagomedov has stated multiple times that for his legacy he needed to fight Ferguson. Hence, if ‘El Cucuy’ can put together a few impressive wins, it might tempt ‘The Eagle’ to give the fight a sixth chance. 

Do you think Ferguson can put together an impressive win streak? And will it be enough to entice Khabib Nurmagomedov out of retirement? Let us know in the comments below!

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Kevin Binoy

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Kevin Binoy is an MMA author at EssentiallySports. He earned a Bachelor's degree from Fergusson College and has been covering sports professionally for over two years. Besides working with the MMA writing team, Kevin is a core member of the organization's web stories team and is responsible for delivering engaging MMA web stories.

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