Currently, he ranks #2 in the official UFC lightweight rankings. To know more about his early life, career, highlights, next fight, wife, and net worth, keep scrolling.
Tony Ferguson was born as Anthony Armand “Tony Ferguson on February 12, 1984, in Oxnard, California, United States. He holds the nationality of both Mexico America. His ethnicity is unknown at this time. His astrological sign is Aquarius.
Tony Ferguson was raised in Muskegon, of Mexican heritage. His surname comes from his Anglo-American stepfather.
Tony Ferguson attended Muskegon Catholic Central High School where he played football, baseball, and wrestling. After high school graduation, he attended Central Michigan University before transferring to Grand Valley State University. Before accepting MMA as his career, he worked as marketing and sales in California.
Tony Ferguson started his career in 2008. On his debut match, he defeated Steve Avalos, at the event of CXF: Anarchy at the Arena. He won the fight via submission in the second round. His next fight was against the Brandon Adams, which he won via TKO punches in the second round.
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Tony Ferguson officially made his UFC debut at The Ultimate Fighter 13 Finale. His fight was against the Ramsey Nijem. He won the fight and became the winner of the Ultimate Fighter Season 13. After defeating Ramsey, he returned to lightweight and faced Aaron Riley on Sep 24, 2011, at UFC 135; he won the fight via TKO in the first round.
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He has an excellent record in mixed martial arts. He has an MMA record of 23 wins in 26 fights. His wins include ten knockouts, eight submissions, and five by decisions. He won numerous awards and championship.
Khabib Nurmagomedov reveals that he wants to face Tony Feguson after defeating Conor McGregor at UFC 229. Ferguson was scheduled to fight Khabib Nurmagomedov on 7th April 2018. However, the bout was canceled due to Furguson's knee injury. This is the fifth time Furgusen vs Khabib bout has been canceled. His next fight will be against Anthony Pettis which is scheduled for October 6, 2018. Former UFC Interim Lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez thinks Tony has the best chance to stop the current Lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov.
When it comes to the personal life of Tony Ferguson, it found that he is a married man and has a wife. He married his girlfriend Cristina Ferguson after having a long affair. Before celebrating their marriage in June 2012, they engaged in 2011.
Since getting married to till date, he and his wife are extremely happy in their conjugal life. There is no any rumor in the media about their separation. She gave birth to a son named Armand Anthony on April 28, 2016.
He has a pleasant personality. He has reached the age of 34 now. He stands at height of 5 feet and 11 inch, which is around 1.80 m and weighs 70 kg.
Tony Ferguson is one of the influential personality. He has thousands of fan and followers on social networking sites. His fight salary around $250,000. His net worth might be more than a million. He has earned around $982,000 as winning bonus from his career. So, far his disclosed earnings sum up to $1.7 million.
He pocketed $500,000 at UFC 216 for the Interim lightweight title win.
You can follow him on his Twitter and Instagram account where he shares details regarding his fights, training and personal life as well.