Conor McGregor mockingly reacts to Tony Ferguson’s physique transformation in now-deleted tweet… After El Cucuy bulked as much as put together for welterweight return towards Li Jingliang at UFC 279
- Conor McGregor reacted to Tony Ferguson’s physique transformation on Twitter
- McGregor tweeted laughing emojis with a photograph Ferguson’s transformation
- Ferguson will make his first return to welterweight in eleven years on Saturday
- The previous interim UFC champion will tackle welterweight stalwart Li Jingliang
Conor McGregor has reacted to Tony Ferguson‘s physique transformation as the previous UFC interim Light-weight Champion prepares to return to the welterweight division towards Li Jingliang on Saturday.
Ferguson’s UFC 279 co-main occasion spot towards Jingliang will mark the primary time since 2011 that El Cucuy has competed within the weight class.
After profitable the thirteenth season of The Final Fighter at 170lbs, Ferguson has spent the rest of his UFC profession as a light-weight, embarking on a 12-fight undefeated streak between 2013 and 2019.
Conor McGregor mocked Tony Ferguson forward of Ferguson’s UFC return on Saturday
Ferguson is ready to return to the Octagon on Saturday towards welterweight stalwart Li Jingliang
Nonetheless, after struggling 4 consecutive defeats within the final two years, Ferguson has elected to maneuver again as much as welterweight in a bid to as soon as once more assert himself within the upper-echelons of the UFC.
To accomodate for the upper weight restrict, Ferguson has bulked up for his welterweight return with pre-fight pictures of the American displaying a marked distinction in physique in contrast together with his time at 155lbs.
Conor McGregor has lengthy been engaged in a disagreement with Ferguson, and, in a since-deleted tweet, reacted to side-by-side pictures of his rival’s physique with a pair of laughing emojis.
Ferguson and McGregor have typically gone backwards and forwards on social media
McGregor was the reigning UFC Light-weight Champion when Ferguson gained the interim crown by defeating Kevin Lee, and the American used his post-fight interview to try to coax the Infamous into an undisputed conflict.
‘The place you at McGregor you f****** piece of s***! I’ll kick your ass! Defend or vacate motherf*****!’ Ferguson mentioned in 2017.
Whereas they’d finally not meet contained in the Octagon, a win for Ferguson on Saturday may present the spark to reignite the pair’s long-running feud.