Tony Ferguson hopes to battle Khabib Nurmagomedov in the fall

Originally, Tony Ferguson was expected to battle Khabib Nurmagomedov for the interim lightweight title at UFC 209.

When Nurmagomedov was hospitalized after a tough weight cut, however, the fighters were [deprived of the…

While Nurmagomedov’s weight troubles have only helped to solidify Ferguson’s claim to the lightweight number-one-contender spot, Ferguson still plans to fight his rival in the near future.