Tony Ferguson has made weight for his canceled UFC 249 bout that was initially scheduled for this Saturday, April 18.
Tony Ferguson has been by way of quite a bit this previous week. From having his combat with Khabib Nurmagomedov known as off, to have it again on and moved to an unknown location, then having it known as off once more, then having a brand new opponent. By means of all of this Ferguson has saved his eye on the prize. On Friday morning Ferguson accomplished his weight lower for this now rescheduled UFC 249 bout despite the fact that he might have to chop the load once more in just some quick weeks.
Ferguson has made the light-weight restrict of 155 kilos with out an official combat on the schedule. This won’t be the most effective concept as of now contemplating he could also be preventing in simply three weeks on the proposed new UFC 249 card on Could 9. Though these instances are unsure, with most main sporting occasions being held off due to the coronavirus, the UFC appears to be possible as the subsequent sport to return. UFC president Dana White was confirmed that the occasion on Could 9 will go on with out followers in attendance in an unknown location.
Ferguson is ready to headline this occasion along with his bout towards Justin Gaethje. Having to chop weight two instances so shut collectively could be a detriment to at least one’s well being. Conserving wholesome is at all times a precedence to fighters and on this time of quarantine, chopping weight unnecessarily might hurt the immune system. Ferguson undoubtedly wished to show that he might make the load on time however to what value.
Ferguson will probably be going for his second light-weight interim title on Could 9 if all goes as deliberate. He was stripped of the primary interim title when he was unable to combat Nurmagomedov at UFC 223 in Brooklyn, New York.