The TUF 13 winner (The Ultimate Fighter) Tony Ferguson entered this fight with a pro mma record of 17-3-0 (82% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.19 lightweight in the world; he suffered his last defeat in 2012 when he faced Michael Johnson, since then he has won four consecutive bouts, the last one against Abel Trujillo (=Ferguson vs Trujillo).
His opponent, the black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Gleison Tibau, has a record of 33-10-0 (52% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.21 in the same weight class; he lost his last fight against Michael Johnson as well but after losing he came back to win collecting three consecutive victories. He has already fought in 2015 beating Norman Parke fourty days ago (=Tibau vs Parke). Ferguson vs Tibau is on the undercard of Ronda Rousey vs Cat Zingano – UFC 184. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC 184: Rousey vs Zingano
Where: Staples Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
Division: lightweight (155 lbs, 70 kg)
UFC 184 fight card (main and best fights):
Ronda Rousey vs Cat Zingano
Holly Holm vs Raquel Pennington
Josh Koscheck vs Jake Ellenberger
Alan Jouban vs Richard Walsh
Tony Ferguson vs Gleison Tibau
Tim Means vs Dhiego Lima
Ferguson’s previous fight: Tony Ferguson vs Abel Trujillo
Tibau’s previous fight: Gleison Tibau vs Norman Parke
Ferguson’s next fight: Josh Thomson vs Tony Ferguson