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Tony Ferguson breaks silence after huge KO defeat by Michael Chandler at UFC 274

Tony Ferguson breaks silence after huge KO defeat by Michael Chandler at UFC 274, insisting he ‘loves this s***’ and ‘feels good to be hungry once more’

  • Tony Ferguson was on receiving finish of a horrendous head-kick knockout  
  • He was taken to hospital after Michael Chandler’s brutal UFC 274 end 
  • ‘El Cucuy’ was doing effectively within the struggle till he was caught within the second spherical 
  • He has now damaged his silence and gave the impression to be in an optimistic temper 

Tony Ferguson has spoken for the primary time since his devastating KO defeat by Michael Chandler at UFC 274. 

‘El Cucuy’ was on the receiving finish of a front-kick knockout that Dana White described because the ‘most vicious’ he has ever seen. 

He was taken to hospital straight afterwards and took a while to regain consciousness on Saturday night time. 

Tony Ferguson suffered a sickening defeat against Michael Chandler at UFC 274 on Saturday

Tony Ferguson suffered a sickening defeat in opposition to Michael Chandler at UFC 274 on Saturday

Ferguson was knocked out cold by a crushing front-kick from Chandler in the second round

Ferguson was knocked out chilly by a crushing front-kick from Chandler within the second spherical 

Ferguson has now damaged his silence and gave the impression to be in an optimistic temper regardless of struggling his fourth defeat in succession. 

He wrote: ‘Congratulations to @MikeChandlerMMA on his victory at UFC 274.

‘Had a number of enjoyable in there, you followers are F*****’ wild I really like this s**t! Feels good to be again & hungry once more.

‘We have been simply getting began. Best Of Luck In Your Next Fight – Champ.’

There had been issues about Ferguson’s kind coming into the bout however he began brightly and had the higher of the opening spherical. 

The 38-year-old was taken to hospital for additional checks before leaving shortly after

The 38-year-old was taken to hospital for extra checks earlier than leaving shortly after

The 38-year-old rocked Chandler and momentum appeared to be on his aspect till the dramatic ending. 

White continues to be assured that Ferguson belongs at the highest degree and noticed sufficient to persuade him of such within the first 5 minutes. 

He stated: ‘He seemed rattling good in that first spherical.

‘But that was a vicious knockout. however I believe what must occur now could be Tony must take a while off after that knockout.’

The 52-year-old added: ‘I do not know what’s subsequent for him however it’s not like, ‘”Oh my God, Tony got dominated and looks like he doesn’t belong here.”

‘Tony seemed rattling good proper up till he received caught.

‘And you recognize on this sport that anyone can get caught with something.’

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