Tony Ferguson claims he has been offered a fight against Rafael Dos Anjos on short notice, claims he is also open to taking part against Islam Makhachev

Islam Makhachev Tony Ferguson Rafael Dos Anjos
Islam Makhachev Tony Ferguson Rafael Dos Anjos

Tony Ferguson hinted at fighting Rafael Dos Anjos and Islam Makhachev but did not receive a green flag from the UFC.

The UFC 272 co-main event has been scheduled between Rafael Fiziev and Rafael Dos Anjos. However, Fiziev was dropped from the game after he was found positive for COVID 19.

As a result, the UFC had to look for another fighter to replace Fiziev at UFC 272 this weekend. Ferguson confirmed that he has been offered a brief step in and is available to perform.

Tony Ferguson says he’s ready to fight Islam Makhachev at UFC Vegas 49

Islam Makhachev Tony Ferguson
Islam Makhachev and Tony Ferguson

Recently at UFC Vegas 49, Islam Makhachev defeated unranked Bobby Green by TKO and is now very close to claiming his lightweight title. But initially, Makhachev was scheduled to fight Beneil Dariush but due to injury, Dariush had to withdraw. In that scenario, it was reported that no one else stepped up to oppose Makhachev and Green took the opportunity. When Dagestani was asked about it at the time, he said that no one wanted to go against him as a substitute.

But now Ferguson in his recent times tweet explains that he is ready to replace Dariush and fight Makhachev shortly. His team even reached out to the UFC for that bout, but the ad didn’t bring them any response.

We were offered to fight @RdosAnjosMMA on short notice for #ufc272 We are ready to join and save the fight and show We are also ready to beat Primo @MAKHACHEVMMA This weekend but no take get a call,“Ferguson wrote.

Ferguson is currently on a three-match unbeaten run and is looking to win as soon as possible. His last bout was against Beneil Dariush at UFC 262, a fight he lost by unanimity. ‘El Cucuy’ is considered one of the most exciting fighters on the list and has had various fights for fans to celebrate. Boxer fans are always excited to watch Ferguson’s next fight, and the UFC has made the most of his popularity.

Also Read: “Get You Everytime” Tony Ferguson Digs Into Khabib Nurmagomedov’s Bear Wrestling History

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