Tony Ferguson

Tony Ferguson

Tony Ferguson
Quick Facts About Anthony Ferguson Padilla
Celebrated Name Tony Ferguson
Age 40 years old
Nick Name El Cucoy
Birth Name Anthony Armand "Tony" Ferguson Padilla
Birth Date 1984-02-12
Gender Male
Profession MMA
Birth Nation USA
Nationality American
Place of Birth Oxnard, California, United States
Ethnicity Mixed
Religion Christian
Horoscope Aquarius
Education Muskegon Catholic Central High School, Central Michigan University , Grand Valley State University
Marital Status Married
Wife Cristina Ferguson
Height 5 feet and 11 inch
Weight 70 kg
Net Worth $1.7 Million

Who is Tony Ferguson?

Anthony Armand "Tony" Ferguson Padilla famed as Tony Ferguson is a Mexican-American professional MMA (Mixed Martial Artist) fighter. As of today, he is competing in the lightweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). He has been with the UFC since he won The Ultimate Fighter 13. As of April 16, 2019, he is ranked #2 in the official UFC lightweight rankings and #12 in official UFC pound-for-pound rankings. He also goes by the name El Cucoy. He was the winner of The Ultimate Fighter 13. Overall, Tony Ferguson is a very talented fighter. 

When and Where was Tony Ferguson born?

Tony Ferguson was born on 12th February 1984, in Oxnard, California, United States. 

What is the nationality and ethnicity of Tony Ferguson?

The nationality of Tony Ferguson is Mexico-America. His ethnicity is Mixed. 

What is the religion and astrological sign of Tony Ferguson?

The religion of Tony is Christian. His astrological sign is Aquarius.

What is the real name of Tony Ferguson?

The real name of Tony Ferguson is Anthony Armand "Tony" Ferguson Padilla.

What is the age of Tony Ferguson?

Tony celebrated his 35th birthday as of 2019 on 12 February. 

Which University did Tony attend?

Tony Ferguson attended Muskegon Catholic Central High School where he played football, baseball, and wrestling. After high school graduation, he attended Central Michigan University before transferring to Grand Valley State University. 

Who is Tony Ferguson's wife?

Tony Ferguson is a married man. He married his longtime-girlfriend Cristina Ferguson after having a long affair. The couple got engaged in 2011 and later married in June 2012. She also gave birth to a son named Armand Anthony on 28th April 2016. In March 2019, Cristina filed a restraining order against Ferguson, alleging uncharacteristic behavior such as severe paranoia, not sleeping for days, tearing apart their home fireplace, and believing that a tracking chip was inserted into his leg during reconstructive knee surgery. In April 2019 Ferguson's wife had dropped the restraining order, and it was revealed that Ferguson would resume fighting. 

What is the height and weight of Tony Ferguson?

Tony Ferguson is a very handsome fighter. he stands at a height of 5 feet and 11 inch, which is around 1.80 m and he has a balanced weight of around 70 kg. 

How much is Tony Ferguson's net worth?

The net worth of Tony Ferguson is estimated to have $1.7 Million as of 2019. His fight salary around $250,000. He has earned around $982,000 as winning bonus from his career. There is no doubt that he is satisfied with his earnings.

What makes Tony Ferguson famous?

  • Tony Ferguson's fighting career began from his college. 
  • He was also the winner of the  2006 National Collegiate Wrestling Association national wrestling championship in the 165-lb division.
  • His professional career started in the year 2008. 
  • On his debut match, he defeated Steve Avalos, at the event of CXF: Anarchy at the Arena where he won the fight via submission in the second round. 
  • Tony Ferguson officially made his UFC debut at The Ultimate Fighter 13 Finale. 
  • His fight was against the Ramsey Nijem. 
  • He then won the fight and became the winner of the Ultimate Fighter Season 13.
  • After defeating Ramsey, he returned to lightweight and faced Aaron Riley on 24th September 2011, at UFC 135; he won the fight via TKO in the first round.
  • He has an MMA record of 23 wins in 26 fights. 
  • He was scheduled to fight Khabib Nurmagomedov on 7th April 2018. 
  • However, the bout was canceled due to Furguson's knee injury. 
  • He faced against Donald Cerrone on 8th June 2019 at UFC 238 and he won the fight via TKO due to a doctor stoppage after Cerrone blew his nose between rounds 2 & 3 which caused his swollen right eye to completely close, rendering him unable to continue which earned him the Fight of the Night award.