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Tony Ferguson is confident that Khabib Nurmagomedov will surpass Dustin Poirier at UFC 242

Tony Ferguson is confident that Khabib Nurmagomedov will surpass Dustin Poirier at UFC 242

Although UFC 242 has just happened in the next 2 months, Tony Ferguson seems to have a sure answer for the winner of the match between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Dustin Poirier.

Winning at UFC 238, Tony Ferguson officially became a boxer with the Lightest longest winning series with 12 matches - surpassing champion Khabib Nurmagomedov. The show of excellent performance in the match against Donald Cerrone also proved that "El Cucuy" continues to be the most valuable candidate for the next title contest.

However, Tony Ferguson still needs to wait for the results of the match between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Dustin Poirier, scheduled for UFC 242 in September to know his next opponent. Although there are still two months left for the match to take place - but Tony Ferguson has made sure his opponent is still focused is Khabib Nurmagomedov.

“I can see a victory for Khabib Nurmagomedov. I mean, maybe Dustin Poirier possessed a very strong Boxing ability, but with such a rush, Khabib Nurmagomedov would have a chance to knock him to the floor. I have said this a few times that Dustin Poirier often has a close-up fight near the area into a match.

Although he is very fast, but it is a bad habit and you will get drunk, then fall. And with Khabib Nurmagomedov, once he pulled the match to the floor, everything ended”.

Tony Ferguson thinks that Dustin Poirier will easily fall into Khabib Nurmagomedov's forte. In addition, the matter will have to wait a long time after UFC 238 and the UFC 242 winner, Tony Ferguson insists he is ready to appear at UFC 239's Fight Card as an option. room.

“We will aim for the title match. That's why a superfight match as far as I can see is Conor McGregor or some other good option. But the ultimate goal is the winner of Khabib Nurmagomedov.vs. Dustin Poirier, for the championship belt”.