Tony Ferguson is one of the toughest fighters in UFC and once was on a 12 fight winning streak in the lightweight divison.
Here's what his peers has to say about El Cucuy-
But despite a great record, the former UFC interim champion never managed to hold an undisputed title.
Ferguson's 274 opponent Michael Chandler calls him a "certified lunatic"
"I see Tony Ferguson as a guy who is extremely dangerous, still always performs well even when he runs into the toughest guys in the divison."
Chandler also adds that Ferguson could've possibly beaten Khabib.
Tony Ferguson was scheduled to fight Khabib Nurmagomedov five times but it was cancelled for different reasons.
Khabib said in an interview- "Tony is a great fighter.. I dont understand his mind, what is inside his head."
Beneil Dariush on his 262 opponent- "Tony has fought for everything that he has ever got... he has such a crazy career.. he had the best streak in lightweight division and then he never even got the title, i get the bitterness."
Dustin Poirier heaped praise on Tony's fighting style- calls it "unusual" and "unorthodox"
"He makes a lot of mistakes but he believes in himself and carries himself through a lot of tough situations."
UFC Hall of famer Michael Bisping calls Tony a "Warrior" in the octagon. He adds that there's no shame in losing the fights to the level of talent he has faced, following El Cucuy's last consecutive losses.