Tony ‘El Cucuy’ Ferguson faces former champion Rafael dos Anjos this weekend in Mexico City. Ferguson was the winner of The Ultimate Fighter 13 and is trying to make his way to a title shot. He is currently the #3 fighter in the official UFC lightweight rankings and is one of the most dangerous submission artists in the world.
‘El Cucuy’ holds a professional record of 21-3 and is riding a streak of 8 victories. We are going to show a quick recap of his most notable submission victories inside the octagon. We will begin with his victory over Mike Rio at UFC 166 in October of 2013:
This was his first fight in 15 months due to a broken arm. After stunning Rio with a left hook, Ferguson took the fight to the ground and secured a D’Arce choke. He also took home $50,000 for Submission of the Night.