Tony Ferguson SLAMS Khabib Nurmagomedov and teammates for ‘running back home to f**king mommy’

UFC veteran, Tony Ferguson, goes on a rant on former rival, Khabib Nurmagomedov for canceled bout in recent podcast appearance.

Tony Ferguson SLAMS Khabib Nurmagomedov and teammates for ‘running back home to f**king mommy’

Tony Ferguson on Khabib Nurmagomedov (Image via Imago)

Tony Ferguson recently slammed former rival, Khabib Nurmagomedov in a recent podcast episode. He recalled his canceled 2020 fight with the Dagestani champion and how he was putting up the show at UFC. Here is what happened:

Tony Ferguson recently appeared on the JAXXON PODCAST. There he went on a rant about his cancelled fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov during the coronavirus pandemic. Tony Ferguson said:

I kept sports going, dude. Not one other motherf***** put the belt on the line to keep sports going. B****s from Khabib’s camp ran back home to f****** mommy. Conor was telling everybody to stay inside. My a*s was sitting out here f****** being the only f****** car going down 17th street doing all this s***.
Tony Ferguson via JAXXON Podcast

Tony Ferguson has adamantly declared his intention to continue fighting amidst speculation about retirement. Despite a series of recent losses, Ferguson has remained determined to continue fighting “until the wheels fall off.” Tony Ferguson has not won a fight since 2019 and has consecutively lost seven fights in a row.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Tony Ferguson faced Justin Gaethje at UFC 249 for the interim UFC lightweight championship. Ferguson was supposed to fight Khabib Nurmagomedov for the UFC lightweight title at UFC 249. However, Khabib could not leave Russia because of the restricted air travel during the COVID-19 pandemic. Therefore, Ferguson had to settle for competing for the interim UFC lightweight championship which he lost in the fifth round.

Tony Ferguson did a severe weight cut to prepare for Khabib Nurmagomedov’s fight

Back in 2020, Tony Ferguson cut 24 pounds in one week to make 155 pounds for a championship fight against Khabib Nurmagomedov. However, the fight was canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Tony Ferguson exposes Khabib Nurmagomedov and team
Tony Ferguson exposes Khabib Nurmagomedov and team (Image via IMAGO)

Ferguson revealed he “almost died” during the weight cut ordeal. He managed to shed 24 pounds in a single week to reach the championship weight of 155 pounds. Ferguson said he cut weight to commit to himself to follow through with the weight cut. He also said it was for his team, family, and sponsors.

Ferguson revealed that he ate everything in his academy, including chips, cookies, and energy drinks, to make himself weigh 183 pounds. He then made weight at 155 pounds on Friday morning.

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