“Take my money!” – Former UFC fighter joins fans to bet on Tony Ferguson’s win over Paddy Pimblett after ‘hell-week’ training with sensational ex-Navy Seal

UFC legend Tony Ferguson is training with David Goggins for UFC 296. Former UFC heavyweight fighter believes it could help Ferguson defeat Paddy Pimblett.


“Take my money!” – Former UFC fighter joins fans to bet on Tony Ferguson’s win over Paddy Pimblett after ‘hell-week’ training with sensational ex-Navy Seal

Brendan Schaub thinks Tony Ferguson can defeat Paddy Pimblett after training with David Goggins (via Imago/Instagram)

Tony Ferguson reigned as the most entertaining fighter from 2013-20. After several losses inside the octagon, Tony Ferguson is determined to return to his winning ways. Ferguson appears to be gearing up for a grand comeback in his fight against Paddy Pimblett at UFC 296. The fight will take place on December 16, and only five weeks remain for the bout. Ferguson has appointed the legendary superathlete David Goggins as his physical training and conditioning coach for the bout.

ADVERTISEMENT

In addition, Goggins called their sessions the ‘hell-week’ training, and clips show Ferguson going through intense training. Former UFC fighter Brendan Schaub reposted the clips with a caption about betting. This is what Schaub wrote on X:

 Tony hired freaking @davidgoggins take MY MONEY @DKSportsbook.
Brendan Schaub via X

Ferguson is known for his intense fighting style and personality both inside and outside the octagon. He’s often described as a high-energy, relentless fighter who brings an incredible level of intensity to his bouts. His fighting style is characterized by his aggressive striking, unorthodox techniques, and relentless pace. Brendan Schaub believed training with David Goggins would help Ferguson reclaim his past form. This would enable him to defeat Paddy Pimblett at UFC 296.

Throughout his career, Tony Ferguson has had a successful run in the UFC and has faced some of the top fighters in the lightweight division. He held an impressive winning streak in the UFC, which included notable victories over fighters like Rafael dos Anjos, Edson Barboza, Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone, Kevin Lee, and Anthony Pettis, among others.

ADVERTISEMENT

Fans join Brendan Schaub to bet on Tony Ferguson against Paddy Pimblett after training with David Goggins

In the video, Ferguson and his coach, Goggins, pushed each other as hard as possible on a Stairmaster, Rowing machine, and Assault bike. In the video, Ferguson puked because of his intense and extreme workout.

Furthermore, in Goggin’s Instagram post, he mentioned that their first day of the ‘Hell Week training’ included several things. Subsequently, Goggins stated that their workout consisted of 3+ hours of high-intensity cardio, tempo cardio, over 600 push-ups, and tons of chest exercises, exemplifying their machine workouts.

Fans react to Tony Ferguson training with David Goggins
Fans react to Tony Ferguson training with David Goggins (via Wallpapers.com/Yahoo Sports)

This is how fans reacted:

Fans loved witnessing Goggins and Ferguson train together because of Goggins’s infamous reputation for pushing people. Furthermore, many fans stated that Ferguson’s opponent, Pimblett, would not stand a chance against him. Subsequently, some fans felt that Goggins’s training would only help Ferguson get in shape and not provide anything else.

ADVERTISEMENT

If You Missed It!