Tony Ferguson lashed out at Dustin Poirier and Conor McGregor over a proposed fight with an additional charity purse, calling Poirier a “sellout” and McGregor “an world terrorist” on Twitter.
Frustrated over bid of being inactive, Poirier and McGregor agreed to a charity MMA match this past week, at the start planning for a Dec. 12 date to be promoted by the aged two-division champ’s promotion company. That shifted to an MMA fight within the octagon, McGregor wrote on Twitter, however very finest if the UFC may per chance well put it up for sale before the pause of the yr.
Ferguson, himself unnoticed of action after a fight with Poirier did not materialize, changed into none too elated about his proposed opponent’s new notion.
What A Promote Out, Taking A Bribe From An Global Terrorist. Honest Job Child. I Signify The United States. All That Discuss About The Fight Game Finest To Be Timid & Be Left On the again of Out Of The Loop. Get The Money & Be Proud Fraudulent. pic.twitter.com/VpKamihpzI
— Tony Ferguson (@TonyFergusonXT) October 8, 2020
Ferguson vented earlier this week about UFC President Dana White’s utter he “went darkish” negotiating a fight with Poirier at the Oct. 24 pay-per-stare tournament, very finest to explore ex-Bellator champ Michael Chandler glean a profitable offer to be a backup opponent for the gentle-weight title unifier between champ Khabib Nurmagomedov and Justin Gaethje.
“I talked about it changed into a match,” Ferguson knowledgeable ESPN. “Now you’re collectively with in contributors. Alright, frigid. Right here we bolt all every other time. Currently marks the birthday celebration, correct style? Yeah, Khabib and McGregor. F*ck them. That wouldn’t contain came about except they stripped my belt. So, f*ck you. Pay me as a replacement of this (expletive) clown.”
Ferguson’s most most fresh appearance, which came at UFC 249 in Could well also honest, resulted in heartbreak when he changed into dominated by Gaethje in a bout for the interim title. Gaethje’s elevate scuttled a prolonged-anticipated showdown between Ferguson and Nurmagomedov, who’ve been booked 5 separate instances against every other very finest to explore each one canceled. Nurmagomedov first and predominant changed into slated as Ferguson’s opponent at UFC 249 before the COVID-19 pandemic left him unable to drag out of his native Russia.