LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – OCTOBER 05: Tony Ferguson postures throughout a ritualistic weigh-in for UFC 229 at T-Mobile Arena on October 05, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Ferguson will combat Anthony Pettis in a light-weight bout at UFC 229 on October 6 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. (Picture by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
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Tony Ferguson has actually made weight for his canceled UFC 249 bout that was initially arranged for this Saturday, April 18.
Tony Ferguson has actually been through a lot this past week. From having his battle with Khabib Nurmagomedov aborted, to have it back on and relocated to an unidentified area, then having it aborted once again, then having a brand-newopponent Through all of this Ferguson has actually kept his eye on the reward. On Friday early morning Ferguson finished his weight cut for this now rescheduled UFC 249 bout although he might need to cut the weight once again in simply a couple of brief weeks.
Ferguson has actually made the light-weight limitation of 155 pounds without an official battle on the schedule. This may not be the very best concept currently considering he might be battling in simply 3 weeks at the proposed brand-new UFC 249 card on May 9. These times are unpredictable, with the majority of significant sporting occasions being held off due to the fact that of the coronavirus, the UFC appears to be probable as the next sport to return. UFC president Dana White was validated that the event on May 9 will go on without fans in presence in an unidentified area.
On the day before his UFC 249 bout was scheduled to take place, El Cucuy makes championship weight ????
— ESPN MMA (@espnmma) April 17, 2020
Ferguson is set to heading this event with his bout versus Justin Gaethje. Needing to cut weight 2 times so close together can be a hinderance to one’s health. Keeping healthy is constantly a concern to fighters and in this time of quarantine, cutting weight needlessly might damage the immunesystem Ferguson unquestionably wished to show that he might make the weight on time however to what expense. If all goes as prepared,
Ferguson will be going for his second light-weight interim title on May 9. He was removed of the first interim title when he was not able to combat Nurmagomedov at UFC 223 in Brooklyn, New York City.