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After Conor McGregor, Tony Ferguson Goes After Khabib’s Mother for Not Letting Him “Play Punch”

Published 12/07/2022, 8:30 AM EST

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It seems like Tony Ferguson will never get tired of taking jibes at his favorite rival, Khabib Nurmagomedov. ‘El Cucuy’ continues to mock him, even after his retirement from the fighting business. But Ferguson might’ve gone too far to insult the undefeated champion this time. Also, The American fighter has assigned weird nicknames for popular UFC champions on his social media. “Khabieber” is the one he chose for Nurmagomedov. And “McNugget” for Conor McGregor.

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Ferguson has turned into a notorious jester on his Twitter and Instagram accounts. And he probably wants to fight Nurmagomedov after they failed to meet in the Octagon throughout their careers. This rivalry is far from over…!


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Tony Ferguson challenges Khabib Nurmagomedov in a bizarre fashion

Tony Ferguson challenged Khabib Nurmagomedov to make a comeback from his retirement. Also, he had some ill words about Nurmagomedov’s promise to his mother never to fight again.

The lightweight fighter hasn’t lost the penchant to fight Nurmagomedov at all. He said it himself in a cryptic Instagram post.


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“Ahhh Yes👨‍🍳Crew🍃 Tis’ The📈famous Tiramisu🍮Tuesday!!!” Wonder🤷‍♂️If Khabieber’s Momma Will Ever Let Him Come Out And Play Punch🥊Face 🎶 Ahem What A V*gina mack 🤦‍♂️ Keepin’ It B.O.G.O. 🍮&🍮 Droppin’ In🔥Hot 🕺 Crew🍃 Take Er’ Easy & If She’s Easy Take Er’ Twice- Champ ✌️😎 -CSO- 🇺🇸🏆🇲🇽 # 🦛💨🍃”

In this caption, Ferguson assigned “Khabieber” as the new nickname for the Dagestani fighter.

Furthermore, the fighter ridiculed The Eagle’s promise to his mother on his famous ‘Tiramisu Tuesday’. Perhaps this is an effective tactic to drag Nurmagomedov back into the Octagon. At least, that’s what Ferguson seems to think.

El Cucuy takes on Conor McGregor

Tony Ferguson has been using the emoji language for a long time. The 38-year-old fighter used a similar text pattern to insult another UFC superstar; the infamous trash-talk champion Conor McGregor.


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Ferguson also assigned two nicknames to The Irishman. They are:- “McNugget” and “Jolly Ol’ Mcnacker”. Somehow, these names suit the dual champion. Ferguson further accused McGregor of “Lookin’ for his sauce”. An animated Ferguson punishes an animated McGregor in the video he posted.

Also, Tony Ferguson has remained winless since 2019, when he last defeated Donald Cerrone. He has since lost against Beneil Dariush, Nate Diaz, Justin Gaethje, Charles Oliveira, and Michael Chandler.


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Do you see Ferguson facing Nurmagomedov anytime soon?



Vulligundam Ruthwik

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Vulligundam Ruthwik is a UFC author at EssentiallySports. Ruthwik has completed his Mass Communication and Journalism from St. Joseph’s in Hyderabad.

Edited By: Vineet Nandwana