Daniel Cormier Doesn’t Believe Tony Ferguson’s Move To Jackson Wink MMA Will Change His Trajectory

Daniel Cormier

Daniel Cormier believes that Tony Ferguson’s time as a title contender has passed, and a move to Jackson Wink MMA is just prolonging the inventible.

Ferguson has been going through a tough run, where he has not won a fight since 2019. Ferguson has lost four fights in a row to Justin Gaethje, Beneil Dariush, Charles Oliveira, and Michael Chandler. In his last fight, he looked exceptional and his stand up was on point, for a round. Then as quickly as the second round started, the fight ended. Chandler front kicked Ferguson and turned him into a meme.

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Ferguson is 38 years old, at the tail end of his career, ding anything to keep himself relevant in the division. ‘El Cucuy‘ famously went on a 12 fight win streak, then landed the interim lightweight title over Kevin Lee. He unfortunately never even had a chance to unify the title, as he had to pull out of the fight against Khabib Nurmagomedov due to a leg injury. The fight between those two was cancelled four separate times.

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Daniel Cormier spoke about Ferguson on his show “DC & RC”

“Man, this is a bit of a tough one, right? Because I tap in on him chasing down that past greatness, I just don’t know if there’s any more of that. I just believe that we all have a time. We all have a time, and I believe that time’s gone. I don’t believe that much is going to change for Tony Ferguson with the camp change. I just believe that his time has passed, and no camp change is going to change that.” Cormier Said on the show (Transcribed by MMAJunkie)

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Ferguson was one of the most gifted strikers the organization has ever seen. Anyone that stood toe to toe with him in his prime, walked away with battle scars and a story to tell. It is unfortunate that Ferguson had a serious injury that derailed his run, because out definitely set him back, as he wasn’t the same fighter he was before it.

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