Despite a devastating loss, Tony Ferguson He received the wishes of the world from the MMA community to have a legendary career and Khamzat Chimaev one of his best wishes. Ferguson, who fought last in the fight before the joint main event, UFC 274He lost by knockout from his opponent with a devastating front kick from the former UFC title challenger and former Bellator MMA champion. Michael Chandler. Ferguson knocked Chandler down in the first round, but Chandler did the unthinkable in the second.
Now, it’s hard to say where Ferguson went from here, as he lost 4 in a row and fate seems pretty unpredictable for a fighter still not to give up. Regardless, Ferguson believes it will come back stronger, as evidenced by his tweets and Instagram posts. Chimaev, on the other hand, is fighting in the middleweight division and is coming out of a spectacular 3-round battle against his former title opponent. Gilbert Burns In his fifth UFC match, which Chimaev won by unanimous decision UFC 273.
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Khamzat Chimaev tells Tony Ferguson to keep his head up despite UFC 274 loss
Chimaev reacted to Ferguson’s loss to Chandler at UFC 274 and said he tagged Ferguson in the tweet for that reason. “Keep your head up, you’re already a legend in this sport. @TonyFergusonXT“
Chimaev is absolutely right that Ferguson is a legend in this sport. Ferguson was once known for his 12-game winning streak and was one of the few UFC fighters to have a double-digit winning streak for his 10th straight win. Since then, many fighters have had a double-digit streak. Charles Oliveira, Islam Makhachev, Kamaru Usman and more.
Chimaev’s future looks bright, he’s the real deal in the UFC right now, and he’s definitely been put to the test in the toughest fight of his career, namely his final fight against Burns. It is interesting to see who will be next to Chimaev. It was previously said by the President of the UFC. Veal White He is likely to tackle the 1st-ranked middleweight. Colby Covingtonbut the UFC seems to have unofficially approached Nate Diaz To fight in the final fight of his current contract against Chimaev.
What do you think of Chimaev’s gesture of paying homage to Ferguson? Where would you put Ferguson among your all-time favorite fighters in his prime? And who do you think is next for Chimaev and Ferguson in their respective careers?
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