@TonyFergusonXT with a HUGE uppercut to close R2! Sam Alvey via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28), "You get one life and I'm living a crazy one and it's so awesome. Ferguson is pumping the jab and trying to find his spots. Big punch from Gaethje and Ferguson goes to a few low kicks. Details about UFC 254: Khabib vs. Gaethje including fighter profiles, schedule, and where to watch. Donald Cerrone via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) Aleksei Oleinik def. All Rights Reserved. R5: Brutal two-punch combo backs up Ferguson but he's somehow still standing. He has made the full evolution to a truly elite fighter. Ferguson got beat up, but you have to give it to him. MMAFighting scores the round 10-9 Gaethje (40-36 overall). This fight is wild. Ferguson is still there but gets seriously hurt by a left hand and Ferguson shakes his head and walks away. MMAFighting scores the round 10-9 for Gaethje. Dominick Cruz via second-round TKO (punches)Francis Ngannou def. The two collide and Ferguson just avoids a big punch. -- Gaethje coach Trevor Wittman. Gaethje ducks under a wheelkick from Ferguson and Tony is back to vibing a bit. Gaethje comes up to hug Ferguson and gets pushed. Round 2: Ferguson is historically a slow starter so having made it out of round one could prove huge for him. In the final seconds of the round, Ferguson dropped Gaethje with a massive uppercut that could have ended the fight had Gaethje not been saved by the bell. UFC featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski is excited to finally have a new No. How is Ferguson still standing after this massive right from @Justin_Gaethje?! In Round 4, the stone jaw of Ferguson finally started to crack. Gaethje lands a good left to start the final round. 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Celebrate UFC 249 #ANDNEW Champion Justin Gaethje & #ANDSTILL Champion Henry Cejudo Shop the championships collection: https://t.co/8imNcQYlcg pic.twitter.com/Sk3Oyt4vpc, What a great fight! 1:26 am ET, at These two are still throwing down and Gaethje lands a head kick that Ferguson eats. Another big shot from Gaethje. And a leg kick. He ate a lot of those HARD shots. And Gaethje keeps working the legs too. Another leg kick from Gaethje seems to maybe have finally affected Ferguson but it’s only temporary and El Cucuy marches on. Both times I lost, I was having too much fun. Jeremy Stephens via second-round knockout (elbow)Greg Hardy def. Leg kick from Ferguson. Gaethje lands a moster left hook but Ferguson eats it well. Hats off to TF. A HUGE ONE-TWO FROM GAETHJE LANDS. Never one to back down from a fight, Ferguson (25-4) began to fire back with a nearly mirrored attack, though it was Ferguson's chin getting the biggest test in the early stages of the fight. @Justin_Gaethje #UFC249 pic.twitter.com/IXaoT6UMXG, WHAT. Ferguson's leg is also leaking blood from hard kicks. Gaethje’s coaches told him to ease back on his power. Yorgan de Castro via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)Anthony Pettis def. "I knew I was a killer stepping in here. Niko Price via third-round TKO (doctor stoppage) Bryce Mitchell def. #UFC249 pic.twitter.com/FyyXZYBVG0, DROPPED! Thank you @ufc and @danawhite Such class from both fighters in the main event. Gaethje lands a head kick and a monster right hand and Ferguson is still there and coming forward. R5: Insane two-punch combo lands clean for Gaethje. " @Justin_Gaethje is on top of the . 1:04 am ET, at ROUND 5: Big right hand from Gaethje hurts him. 6-keys: media/spln/mma/reg/free/stories_live-blog. You get one life and I'm living a crazy one and it's so awesome. #UFC249 pic.twitter.com/MUWJDDjKaT, HYPE LEVELS OFF THE CHART. I had to lose to change. Ferguson takes the center to start but the first minute is a feeling out process from both men. El Cucuy is back on his feet and still coming forward but he’s getting battered. Ferguson’s forehead is showing a bit of wear and he comes out and lands a big superman punch that had Gaethje stumble for a second. And a leg kick. Big left hand from Gaethje lands. R4: Head kick from Gaethje lands before the horn. Alexander Volkanovski welcomes new contender in Brian Ortega: ‘Finally we have some direction in this division’. He ate a lot of those HARD shots. "Look at me. Gaethje is back up and now Ferguson is grooving in there. MMAFighting scores the round 10-9 Gaethje (20-18 overall). Clean shots from Gaethje and this is kind of an ass-kicking. The streak dated back to 2013 and included a brief stint as interim champion. Gaethje gets his shot at Khabib Nurmagomedov in a champion vs champion bout that headlines UFC 254 on Saturday, October 24. still works, just watched it. Gaethje is definitely tired but not in a doomed way. Body shot from Gaethje but Ferguson keeps peppering shots in. Gaethje steps in and lands a shot or two but Herb Dean steps in!!!! After almost five full rounds of absolute domination, a Gaethje jab caused Ferguson to shake his head and stumble backward with his arms and legs seeming to betray him. Ferguson eats a brutal two-punch combo right after and he is a mess. Informations about our watch video >>, Brendan recaps UFC 249 Justin Gaethje vs Tony Ferguson, breaks down Anthony Smith vs Glover Texeira & Alistair Overeem vs Walt Harris fight cards and talks Bryce Mitchell and Calvin Kattar's standout watch video >>, Interim lightweight champion Justin Gaethje shocked many UFC fans around the world with this dominant performance over Tony Ferguson at UFC 249 earlier this year. Jair Rozenstruik via first-round TKO (punches)Calvin Kattar def. #AndStill the BW king, @HenryCejudo. Bantamweight Said Nurmagomedov spoke with reporters backstage on Yas Island following his first-round knockout win over Mark Striegl at UFC Fight Island 6. I'm still in shock. R5: Gaethje is beating him up with every shot landed. Huge left hand from Gaethje. Ferguson is showing his toughness and KEEPS COMING FORWARD. Covering the impact of coronavirus on the sports world. 12:58 am ET, at 1:17 am ET, at Ferguson’s output has slowed somewhat. No better drug on earth than adrenaline coursing through my veins. 1:30 am ET, at Ferguson misses a superman punch and gets hurt by a counter right hand.