Injury nightmare over, Ferguson eyes UFC summit

A confident Tony Ferguson during the weigh-in for UFC 229 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Friday. He is going for his 11th straight victory.
A confident Tony Ferguson during the weigh-in for UFC 229 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Friday. He is going for his 11th straight victory.PHOTO: REUTERS

As Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov step into the Octagon this morning (Singapore time) in the biggest mixed martial arts fight of all time, spare a thought for Tony Ferguson.

Fighting on the same UFC 229 card as Nurmagomedov and McGregor, Ferguson faces Anthony Pettis in the co-main event at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on October 07, 2018, with the headline 'Injury nightmare over, Ferguson eyes UFC summit'. Print Edition | Subscribe