Tony Ferguson has one of the hottest win streak currently with 8 straight. Ferguson is one of the most well-rounded fighters in his division and there are many reasons why he can make his case for why he deserves a title shot at UFN 98.
In the main event, Ferguson faces former UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos in what should be an action-packed fight. Ferguson vs Dos Anjos is a very evenly matched fight with a lot at stake. Below and on the next few pages are the 5 reasons that Ferguson deserves a title shot with a win over Dos Anjos.
1. 8 Wins Straight, Enough Said.
Joe Rogan has often referred to the UFC Lightweight division as the ‘shark tank’ because of the stiff competition. For Ferguson to get 8 wins in a row is very impressive and that goes for any division. There are no easy fights for anyone even inside the top 30, especially in the lightweight division.
It would be very frustrating for Ferguson to get a win over the last former champion and not receive a title shot.