By the end of his UFC 249 fight with Justin Gaethje, Tony Ferguson looked as if he’d fought … well, Tony Ferguson.
Gaethje scored a monumental TKO upset victory over Ferguson on Saturday, winning the interim lightweight championship in the process. All Ferguson had to show for his trouble, however, was a badly bloodied face and a big ego check.
That and a fractured orbital bone, per Ken Iole of Yahoo Sports:
Here are a couple of highlights from Saturday’s fight that show just how much punishment Ferguson took at the hands of Gaethje:
With the win, Gaethje will now set his sights to Khabi Nurmagomedov to replace the “interim” in his light heavyweight title with “undisputed.”