Tony Ferguson Sends Message To Dana White After UFC Fails To Reach Terms With Dustin Poirier
'The Diamond' failed to agree terms with the UFC who cancelled the highly-anticipated lightweight clash.
But Ferguson is hellbent on facing Poirier as he took to social media to issue White and the UFC a message.
On Twitter, he wrote: "'Here's Lookin' At You Kid' Pay the man @danawhite @ufc.
"Love ya'll but let's give the Hardcore & Casual fans what they deserve, a good fight Sir @DustinPoirier."
"Here's Lookin' At You Kid" Pay the man @danawhite @ufc Love ya'll but let's give the Hardcore & Casual fans what they deserve, a good fight Sir ⚔️:dark_sunglasses: -CSO- :flag_us::trophy::flag_mx: @DustinPoirier #ufc254 pic.twitter.com/uVwwZIUtSd
- Tony Ferguson (@TonyFergusonXT) September 14, 2020
Poirier swiftly replied, saying: "Violence!!! Let's go Tony!!!"
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Violence!!!⚔⚔⚔ let's go Tony!!! https://t.co/kOmI3ntXEC
- The Diamond (@DustinPoirier) September 14, 2020
White claims they are NOT trying to salvage Ferguson vs. Poirier.
"No, we're not even trying to salvage it," the UFC president said during a press conference following Saturday's UFC Fight Night.
He added: "We're getting another fight. It'll happen (with a different opponent for Ferguson)."
Poirier last fought in June when he outpointed Dan Hooker in a 'Fight of the Year' contender.
Though the former UFC interim champion won't be returning to the Octagon next month.
"UFC and I didn't come to terms," he told ESPN. "I will not be fighting on Oct. 24.
"I just need to be compensated if they want this fight," he continued. "Simple as that.
"I'm a prize fighter and the prize needs to be right."
The Diamond is heading home :house: (via @arielhelwani) pic.twitter.com/v3qMTIvfY4
- ESPN MMA (@espnmma) September 10, 2020
The show will take place on 'Fight Island' in Abu Dhabi.
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