Conor McGregor vs. Tony Ferguson Lightweight Title Fight Is Confirmed

Conor McGregor vs. Tony Ferguson
Conor McGregor vs. Tony Ferguson Confirmed!

Dana White Dismisses Nate Diaz Trilogy Bout

UFC chief Dana White says the only fight that makes sense and “has to happen” is a fight between UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor and the interim champion Tony Ferguson.

After his dominant victory over Kevin Lee via a submission at UFC 216, Tony Ferguson wasted no time in calling out lightweight champion Conor McGregor for a possible fight.

Triangle of death

During his post-fight interview, Ferguson was forthright in comments about McGregor, either fight him or vacate the belt:

“Where you at, McNuggets, you fu*kin’ piece of sh*t? I’m gonna kick your ass. You better fu*kin’ come and defend that belt. Defend or vacate, motherfu*ker!”

Dana White confirmed and shut down “internet bulls***” that McGregor will face Nate Diaz in his next fight for a trilogy bout.

“Nobody’s talked about Diaz. Diaz has never been talked about. That’s internet bullsh*t,” White said.

The UFC president said the only fight that makes sense and has to happen is McGregor vs. Ferguson.

“Tony’s the interim champion, Conor’s the champion, that’s the fight that makes sense. It’s the fight that has to happen, it doesn’t ‘make sense,’ it’s the fight that has to happen.”

Dana White believes it’s a bout that has to happen

White admitted that he hadn’t spoken to McGregor about the matchup

“We didn’t specifically talk about it, but we did talk about it kind of. He wants to fight again this year. He does want to fight again this year…so he went and partied for a while, and I went home for a while – you got to let him blow off some steam and then figure it out.”

White said that McGregor vs. Ferguson will be a great fight as Ferguson likes to come forward.

“Tony’s a busy guy,” White said. “He keeps coming forward, he keeps throwing all kinds of different things at ya. And Conor’s awesome. There’s no way that’s not a great fight. Impossible.”

Ferguson, basking in the glory of his 10th consecutive victory

Conor McGregor vs. Tony Ferguson will be an epic clash for the lightweight title to look forward to. Who’s your money on? Let us know in the comments!

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Stylianos Michael
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Panayiotis Andreou

Alex Barbu
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Milea Adrian

Milea Adrian
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Agree

Craig Keenan
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Eh pathetic this Conor mcregors a boxer whys he trying his hands at been a ufcer stupid.

Dino Ibrahimovic
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what?

Martin Thompson
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Dino Ibrahimovic its called sarcasm

Dino Ibrahimovic
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Emanuel Mikac Tony is going down.

Joel Martinez
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The only person connor needs to fight is khabib!

Raymond Maher
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Courty

Hayden MacGregor
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Connor all the way

Dana N Melinda Calvo
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Don’t see this as a fair fight, but then again anyone can have a bad day.

Gregory J. Caldwell
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I feel bad because UFC doesn’t appeal as much. There is very little drama which isn’t always a bad thing but why should I give a damn abiut.ufc fighter #1 vs UFC fighter #2?

Steve Millhouse
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If it stays standing up, Conor has him. If it goes to the ground, Tony has it.

Jeremy Ostrem
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Jesse Obbink
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Peter Broum

Dave Crane
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Zespada Schiffer
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I think conor will have advantage if ferguson can’t take it to the ground

Kevin M. Henry
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Can’t wait!!!

Grant Patterson
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Abe Martin
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Not official Dana says alot u stupid casual fucks

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