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Tony Ferguson: Pulled Out On Advice Of Doctor, Seeks May Return

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Tony Ferguson provided more detail on social media about his decision to pull out of a planned UFC on FOX 19 main event with Khabib Nurmagomedov.

Ferguson, a former Ultimate Fighter winner, stated that a doctor told him it “wasn’t wise to fight due to any more trauma could be terminal.” The two were set for a title eliminator in the lightweight division.

While it remains unknown if officials will keep Nurmagomedov on the upcoming card, Ferguson wants the bout rescheduled for May: