Former interim UFC lightweight champion Tony Ferguson was forced to pull out of his most recent match up due to a seriously debilitating injury. That being said, “El Cucuy” has now been medically cleared to compete.
Tony Ferguson was initially set to face off against Khabib Nurmagomedov in the main event of UFC 223. The two mixed martial artists were going to battle it out for the undisputed UFC lightweight title.
However, Tony Ferguson tripped over a cable during a media obligation just six days before the fight. “El Cucuy” was ultimately forced to pull out of the fight and to receive surgery on his knee.
Taking to Instagram, Ferguson has decided to reveal that he has seemingly been medically cleared to compete once again.
“‘Cleared’ Made That Recovery My B*tch 4 Months & A Day Thanks Everyone That Believed In Me, Keep That Sh*t Up Time For Some Chaos & Reclaim Whats Mine- Champ SnapJitsu™️ #snapintuit”