‘Getting Stronger’ – Tony Ferguson Shows Impressive Speed in New Video

Published 06/17/2021, 2:00 PM EDT
LAS VEGAS, NV – DECEMBER 06: Tony Ferguson reacts to his victory over Abel Trujillo in their lightweight bout during the UFC 181 event inside the Mandalay Bay Events Center on December 6, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)


Tony Ferguson last competed in the UFC against Beneil Dariush at UFC 262. ‘El Cucuy’ lost that fight via a unanimous decision. This was Ferguson’s third loss in a row and many thought this would be the end of ‘El Cucuy’s’ career.

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However, the Lightweight fighter has recently taken to Twitter to share a video of him working on the speed bag. ‘El Cucuy’ looks in great touch and shape and seems ready to get back to action. Along with the video, Ferguson wrote,

“In The🥇Zone” Keep The Faith Mi🌵Gente, All In 💯- Champ 🚣 -CSO- 🇺🇸🏆🇲🇽 # Active🌱Rest On The Speedbag 🎶 # BeatsByFerg 🥊💨🍃 @RDXSports #teamrdxsports -Team El Cucuy- 🕴Getting Stronger 💪😎”

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‘El Cucuy’ has always been a fan favorite and people have always loved him for his unorthodox style. Before his three consecutive losses, Ferguson was on a 12 fight winning streak spanning over 6 years. The fighter was so good at his best that many often considered him to be the only one who could defeat the legendary Khabib Nurmagomedov.

The two fighters never got to face each other, but many people believe that in his prime Ferguson would have overcome ‘The Eagle’.

What next for Tony Ferguson?

Ever since Ferguson’s loss at the UFC 262 event, there has been much speculation about the fighter’s future. While may believe that ‘El Cucuy’ should retire now. There are those who believe that Ferguson can still compete at the top level and challenge for the title.

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While there has been much debate as to who the fighter should face if he returns. There have been a couple of names that seem more plausible than the others. Diego Ferreira seems to be the guy most people think Ferguson should face next.

Many people believe that Ferguson should take a step back and compete with lower-ranked opponents and Ferreira would be the perfect opponent on that account.

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What Tony Ferguson does next we do not know. However, his latest video has given his fans hopes of seeing him back in action very soon.

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Paras Pande is a UFC author at EssentiallySports who is pursuing his graduation in Journalism and Mass Communication. An ardent follower of the UFC, he has been covering the sport for 2 years now. Before joining the team at EssentiallySports, Paras gained expertise as an MMA writer whilst working with Sportskeeda.

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