UFC No. 1-ranked lightweight contender Tony Ferguson took a shot at Conor McGregor on Twitter, saying he’d love to connect his right hand to McGregor’s chin.
Ferguson’s tweet Tuesday indicated that he wants a shot at McGregor, although he referred to the former champion as a “Replica Of A Former Self.”
“No Sauce Mcnuggets” @TheNotoriousMMA Just A Replica Of A Former Self He Used To Be. I’ve Got A Solid Right Hand To Test That Chin Of His. How Sweet It Is, -Tiramisu Tuesday pic.twitter.com/KGnJHeExsc
— Tony Ferguson (@TonyFergusonXT) February 26, 2019
McGregor, who is suspended until April 6, tweeted a vague response in which he referred to himself as “Burger King.”
If we have the ability to go back, Tony. Then we have the ability to go forward again!
I wish you well and am praying for you as a fellow colleague.
Respect to my Paradigm familia.
Yours sincerely, Burger King. https://t.co/71YwROhTbo
— Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) February 26, 2019
Ferguson, who has never fought McGregor, responded with another shot, tweeting that McGregor is more like a “Dairy Queen.”
You’re More Like A Dairy Queen Ya Phony… CSO Of Champ Shit Only – Thee Champ pic.twitter.com/2MUmlR6lcD
— Tony Ferguson (@TonyFergusonXT) February 27, 2019
Ferguson (24-3) has won 11 straight matches dating back to 2014, his latest coming with a TKO of Anthony Pettis on Oct. 6.
McGregor (21-4) has posted videos of himself training, as he’s only fought once since 2016, the loss to Nurmagomedov in a lightweight title fight.
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