Tony Ferguson stated in a recent interview with Submission Radio that he was interested in coaching on the upcoming season of The Ultimate Fighter opposite of Khabib Nurmagomedov and then fighting him for the UFC interim middleweight championship while Conor Mcgregor is out on hiatus. We included that interview embedded in the video above.
Nurmagomedov responded on Twitter:
Given the back and forth, it looks as though McGregor’s first defense of the UFC middleweight championship will be determined by the winner of Nurmagomedov vs. Ferguson.
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