American mixed martial arts fighter Tony Ferguson said he was ready to fight the Russian Habib Nurmagomedov in December on the UFC 245.
Nurmagomedov on Saturday defended the title of champion of the UFC lightweight title by defeating American Dustin Poirier choke in the third round in the Central fight of evening martial arts UFC 242 in Abu Dhabi. Before the battle the Russians said that Ferguson deserves to be his next opponent.
“You know what? I’m calling him right now. We need to do it in December. We will give Habib to eat all of his cheeseburgers and everything else. Enjoy it, but not too tolstey. I have something for you. I’m excited. I want to fight in December, I tired to hold fights once a year”, – quotes the words of Ferguson MMAJunkie, citing ESPN.
Ferguson has spent last fight on June 8, winning by TKO compatriot Donald serron on the show UFC 238. All the assets of Ferguson’s 25 wins in his professional career with three defeats. Nurmagomedov won in the octagon 28 victories in 28 fights.