Off the back of his seventh consecutive loss at UFC 296 over the course of last weekend, former interim lightweight champion, Tony Ferguson’s recent downfall in the Octagon may be a direct result of a lack of sparring – according to former title challenger, Chael Sonnen.
Ferguson, former interim lightweight champion, and perennial division competitor, appeared on the UFC 296 main card over the weekend, in his second outing of the year. Ferguson lost by unanimous decision, but it was a very lopsided loss.
B.J. Ferguson and former UFC two-weight champion B.J. Penn’s longest losing streak in Octagon is his seventh consecutive defeat. Ferguson, despite being encouraged by Dana White to retire from mixed-martial arts, refused.
“Love my fans & supporters you all are f*ckin’ fire,” Tony Ferguson posted on his official Instagram. “Met lots of you tonight, keep the faith MF’s. One foot in front of the other b*tches, remember what I said crew – champ.”
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