TONY FERGUSON VS JOSH THOMSON UFC Fight Night 71
El Cucuy Tony Ferguson defeated fellow lightweight Josh Thomson for a sixth straight victory inside the cage at UFC Fight Night 71. The top contender is now seeking for his 10th when he comes up against an unbeaten Khabib Nurmagomedov. When the two face off for the interim lightweight title at UFC 209. Live from Las Vegas Nevada on March 4h in a fight perhaps a majority of fans may be more excited for than the actual main event? Roll on UFC 209!
Ferguson has been on a tear in the division and here against Thomson, we can see why. In a back and forth battle it was El Cucuy who’s superior skills shone. And he showed the world and his upcoming opponent why he is the man to take it to the UFC lightweight champion. And outstanding fight by all accounts and all the reasons why Ferguson has been on such a win streak in the UFC.
At this present moment in time, Tony Ferguson and Khabib are widely rated as the top two lightweights in the world. With Conor McGgregor out of the picture, the next fight to make will be those two fighters. And with it being such a fascinating matchup. El Cucuy’s unorthodox style and Khabib’s unrelenting pressure, coupled with his unbeaten record. What a fight to make!