In line with Daniel Cormier, Tony Ferguson should take a major leap within the degree of competitors if he needs to proceed his UFC journey. Following his most up-to-date defeat to Bobby Inexperienced at UFC 291, Ferguson’s shedding streak prolonged to 6 consecutive fights, with three of these ending in stoppage losses.
Earlier than the struggle, Ferguson remained hopeful of pursuing UFC championship glory. Cormier’s analysis of Ferguson this time was not as extreme as his earlier critiques, however he believes that “El Cucuy” might now not be capable of sustain with the top-tier opponents within the division.
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Daniel Cormier desires Ferguson to hunt a lesser problem
Throughout his ESPN present “DC & RC,” Cormier identified that regardless of Ferguson’s pre-fight declare of being 5 fights away from the title, he has now suffered six consecutive losses. Cormier acknowledged that Ferguson’s defeats got here towards powerful opponents like Diaz, Chandler, Dariush, Oliveira, and Bobby Inexperienced.
Nonetheless, he emphasised that Ferguson, who’s now 39 years previous, appears to be going through a bodily limitation regardless of his unwavering preventing spirit. It seems that his physique may not be capable of sustain with the calls for his thoughts locations on it.
“5 fights to the title, that was his catchline all week, however now he’s misplaced six in a row,” Cormier stated on his ESPN present “DC & RC.” “Look man, this man is just not shedding to horrible fighters. He’s misplaced to (Nate) Diaz, (Michael) Chandler, (Beneil) Dariush, (Charles) Oliveira, and Bobby Inexperienced now. However the actuality is, he’s 39 years previous, and whereas he nonetheless has a ton of coronary heart to struggle, it simply doesn’t appear to be his physique is permitting him to do every thing that his thoughts is telling him to do.”
Cormier talks about Ferguson’s bodily limitations
Moreover, Cormier expressed his view that on account of Ferguson’s bodily limitations, it is likely to be acceptable for him to think about two choices: both request the UFC to match him towards much less difficult opponents, or discover preventing alternatives exterior the group. Cormier acknowledged that Ferguson may not agree along with his evaluation, however he believes that the need to struggle remains to be current in him.
Nonetheless, the priority lies in the truth that his physique appears unable to reply as his thoughts instructs it to, main Cormier to ponder the potential of Ferguson stepping away from the game.
Following his loss to Inexperienced, Ferguson didn’t overtly specific any plans to retire from the game. As a substitute, he revealed his intention to carry a gathering with the UFC officers to debate the trail he desires to absorb his future profession.
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