Gallery Photos: Best of Tony Ferguson view 33 images Tony Ferguson says he’s been cleared to resume his fighting career after suffering a gruesome and untimely knee injury earlier this year. Ferguson (23-3 MMA, 13-1 UFC), the former interim UFC lightweight champion, went under the knife in April to repair a complete tear of his left LCL . The injury occurred just days before he was supposed to fight Khabib Nurmagomedov for the undisputed 155-pound crown at UFC 223 in Brooklyn, N.Y. Despite enduring an intense procedure that left a lengthy scar down his leg , it seems “El Cucuy” is somehow on the cusp of making his return to the octagon.
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