Tony Ferguson Khabib Nurmagomedov

UFC 242: Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Dustin Poirier is an upcoming fight to take place on September 7, 2019, at The Arena, Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. As noted UFC 242 forms part of Abu Dhabi Showdown Week.

For those who are unaware, UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov told MMA Fighting on Friday during a UFC 242 media conference call. When asked about his next fight, he stated, “There’s only Tony Ferguson, Of course, I think he deserves. Who else? Nobody. Only Tony Ferguson I think.”

Now, recently Tony Ferguson took to Twitter to send a pre-fight message to both Dustin Poirier and  Khabib Nurmagomedov.

Tony Ferguson: “Best Of Fight To @DustinPoirier & @TeamKhabib Competing This Weekend #ufc242 Cheers Fellas, Enjoy the Battle & Save Some For Me. I Expect A Double Knockout As Usual, Don’t Dissapoint. One Of You Is Next 💪🕶 The Time Is Coming To Feel The Real CHAMP SHIT ONLY™️ Experience 🇺🇸🏆🇲🇽”

UFC President Dana White told ESPN and stated, “If Tony Ferguson’s ready (he gets the next title shot), Tony Ferguson has been offered opportunities before that he hasn’t taken. If Tony’s ready, then yeah.”