Tony Ferguson vs Donald Cerrone is one more great fight of Ultimate Fighting Championship. It is the lightweight bout at UFC 238, which will take place in Chicago, Illinois. Both lightweights will have a serious confrontation. Review our thoughts on this bout here below.
Tony Ferguson vs Donald Cerrone
On the 9th of June UFC is coming back to Chicago. At UFC 238 a former UFC interim lightweight champion Tony ‘El Cucuy’ Ferguson (24-3) will face former UFC and WEC title challenger Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone (36-11, 1NC) at United Center in Chicago. Both fighters are very dangerous so this fight should be very interesting.
Tony Ferguson has not competed since UFC 229 in October when he finished former champion Anthony Pettis. Since then Ferguson had problems in his personal life. But now he is ready to fight again and earn a shot to the title. ‘El Cucuy’ hadn’t lost a fight since 2013. This is really impressive because he fought tough guys like Edson Barboza, Rafael dos Anjos and Anthony Pettis. Ferguson is one of the most creative and dangerous fighters in the lightweight division. He is very unique and it is very hard to prepare for him. His striking is amazing. Also, he has very dangerous submissions and vicious kicks and elbows.
Donald Cerrone is on the mission – he wants to become UFC Lightweight Champion. ‘Cowboy’ is on a three-fight winning streak and a win over Tony Ferguson should give him a shot to the title. A future Hall Of Famer has most wins in the UFC history (23), also “Cowboy” has most finishes in UFC history (16). Cerrone is a world-class striker. He has killing leg kicks, incredible submission game. Moreover, “Cowboy” was never knocked out – he has a very strong chin. Moreover, he is very dangerous, experienced fighter.
These fighters never met each other in the octagon.