The black belt in 10th Planet Jiu-Jitsu (no-gi Bjj), Tuf 13 tournament winner and former interim Ufc Lw champion Tony Ferguson entered this fight with a mma record of 24-3-0 (79% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.3 lightweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Khabib Nurmagomedov). ‘El Cucuy’ Ferguson suffered his last defeat when he faced Michael Johnson in 2012, since then he has collected eleven consecutive victories beating Rafael dos Anjos (dos Anjos vs Ferguson), Kevin Lee (Tony Ferguson vs Kevin Lee) and Anthony Pettis in his last three (Tony Ferguson vs Anthony Pettis).
His opponent, the black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and gaidojutsu Donald Cerrone, has an official record of 36-11-0 (75% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.4 in the same weight class. ‘Cowboy’ lost to Leon Edwards last year (Donald Cerrone vs Leon Edwards) but then he has defeated Mike Perry (Donald Cerrone vs Mike Perry), Alexander Hernandez (Donald Cerrone vs Alexander Hernandez) and Al Iaquinta (Al Iaquinta vs Donald Cerrone). Ferguson vs Cerrone is on the undercard of Henry Cejudo vs Marlon Moraes – UFC 238. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC 238: Cejudo vs. Moraes
Where: United Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Division: lightweight (155 lbs, 70 kg)
UFC 238 fight card (main fights):
Henry Cejudo vs Marlon Moraes
Valentina Shevchenko vs Jessica Eye
Tony Ferguson vs Donald Cerrone
Petr Yan vs Jimmie Rivera
Tai Tuivasa vs Blagoy Ivanov
Aljamain Sterling vs Pedro Munhoz
Ricardo Lamas vs Calvin Kattar
Ferguson’s previous fight: Tony Ferguson vs Anthony Pettis
Cerrone’s previous fight: Al Iaquinta vs Donald Cerrone
Cerrone’s next fight: Donald Cerrone vs Justin Gaethje
Ferguson vs Cerrone Fight Video:
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