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“Even Dana White Said Those Guys F**Ked You Over” – Tony Ferguson Launches Heinous Accusations Against Conor McGregor’s Company Amidst $500K Fraud

Published 05/18/2022, 11:24 AM EDT

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The UFC superstar, Tony Ferguson, is one of the most entertaining fighters and a true veteran of the sport. Ferguson has had a long history of back and forth between many fighters in his division, including Conor McGregor. Recently, Ferguson talked about why he left McGregor’s management company.

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Ferguson joined the host, Ariel Helwani, on ‘The MMA Hour’ to talk about his recent fight with Michael Chandler, his beef with Conor McGregor, and his future. When asked why he couldn’t fight McGregor, he stated that the Miller Ayala act prevented him.


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Ferguson then took shots at McGregor’s management company ‘Paradigm Sports.’ He referenced the movie ‘The Prestige’ and talked about how he put on a facade to trick the management. He said he didn’t want them to “see the real me or how I was really acting.” The company “took the bait,” he added.

Ferguson continued further by stating, “Anytime that they would come to my, to my academy, they’ll be taking pictures of my equipment, and you would see Conor with the equipment. Anytime I was, you know… or people that would come into my, to my spot, they would be blurting out my personal information now so everybody around the area could hear it.”

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The American also name-dropped the UFC president, Dana White, saying, “Even Dana White said those guys f**ked you over.” Ferguson also mentioned that he couldn’t speak about this situation too much.

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With these allegations against Conor McGregor and his management, Ferguson also mentioned how he “Would love to be able to compete against Conor.”


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This begs the question – who does Ferguson fight next? Ferguson is coming off a four-fight losing streak, and his options look rather limited. He is currently ranked #9 in the lightweight division and has fought most of the guys above him in terms of rankings.


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The only fighters in the top 5 who he hasn’t fought are – Dustin Poirier and Islam Makhachev. Makhachev has openly challenged Ferguson multiple times before, but the American has yet to accept his proposal. With all this said, the fight with McGregor seems to make the most sense for him. This will be a good chance for the two to squash the beef that has been dragged on for many years.

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Devyanshu Rout


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Devyanshu Rout is a UFC writer at EssentiallySports. This sports fanatic was introduced to the UFC after the infamous Mcgregor vs Diaz fight. He has been a super-fan ever since and even began practicing the sport.
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Vibhanshu Kumar