Pros react to Tony Ferguson’s losing sixth straight, getting put to sleep at UFC 291

Tony Ferguson got submitted by Bobby Green at UFC 291.

By: Lucas Rezende | 2 months ago

Pros react to Tony Ferguson’s loss at UFC 291

It started out like it could finally be Tony Ferguson’s night at UFC 291, but Bobby Green was not having it. Although the former interim lightweight champion may have even won the first round, ‘King’ caught up pretty quickly in the following ones and even managed to score a finish with just seconds to go in the fight.

IMAGO/ZUMA WIRE: Tony Ferguson lost to Bobby Green at UFC 291.
IMAGO/ZUMA WIRE: Tony Ferguson lost to Bobby Green at UFC 291.

On Twitter, professional fighters lamented yet another ‘El Cucuy’, while some also praised Green’s performance for securing the finish in the closing seconds.

UFC 291 quick results

Check out everything that went down at UFC 291 here!

Bobby Green def. Tony Ferguson by technical submission (Arm Triangle) at 4:54 of round 3: Lightweight

Kevin Holland def. Michael Chiesa by submission (D’arce) at 2:39 of round 1: Welterweight

Gabriel Bonfim def. Trevin Giles by submission(Guillotine) at 1:13 of round 1: Welterweight

CJ Vergara def. Vinicius Salvador by unanimous decision (29-28 x3): Flyweight

Roman Kopylov def. Claudio Ribeiro by KO (head kick) at :33 of round 2: Middleweight

Jake Matthews def. Darrius Flowers by submission (RNC) at 2:37 of round 2: Welterweight

Uros Medic def. Matthew Semelsberger by TKO at 2:36 of round 3: Welterweight

Miranda Maverick def. Priscila Cachoeira by submission (Armbar) at 2:11 of round 3: (W) Flyweight

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Lucas Rezende
Lucas Rezende

Lucas Rezende is a Brazilian journalist and writer from Belem, Para. He has been covering MMA since 2012 and contributing with Bloody Elbow since March 2015. When not writing, Lucas also teaches English. In his free time, he enjoys reading, slapping the bass guitar and traveling.

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