The Best Resource For Mixed Martial Arts MMA

Pros react to the cancellation of Tony Ferguson vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 209

SHARE
, / 27 0

Well, UFC 209 has undergone a major change. The highly-anticipated match up between top lightweight contenders Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov has been canceled because Nurmagomedov fell ill during his weight cut. The fight scheduled to serve as the co-main event of UFC 209, which takes place Saturday in Las Vegas, Nev.

Below is how the pros reacted to the disastrous news:

Star-divide

@TeamKhabib I Hope U Feel Better Khabib, I Pray For Your Recovery, I Mean It, Get Better #Road2Gold #TonyFergusonMMA #UFC209 @ufc @danawhite

— Tony Ferguson (@TonyFergusonXT) March 3, 2017

Star-divide

pic.twitter.com/7Svn6H7MvN

— Coach Kavanagh (@John_Kavanagh) March 3, 2017

Star-divide

Hope the guy is alright but it’s just odd to me that every time these guys are supposed to fight one or the other pulls out.

— Will Brooks (@ILLxWillBrooks) March 3, 2017

Star-divide

Wish you well @TeamKhabib hope you are good brother!

— Brad Tavares (@BradTavares) March 3, 2017

Star-divide

I was looking forward to the khabib fight more than the main event!!! . Ffs. #ufc209

— JIMI MANUWA (@POSTERBOYJM) March 3, 2017

Star-divide

SMFH!!! Noooooo!!! https://t.co/nGNy6sBni7

— Aljamain Sterling (@FunkMaster_UFC) March 3, 2017

Star-divide

Fuck Khabib vs Tony is off! Add more weight classes?
155/165/175/185/195?

— Chris Leben (@ChrisLebenMMA) March 3, 2017

Star-divide

Noooooo. Where’s Nate Diaz at #UFC209

— Derek Brunson (@DerekBrunson) March 3, 2017

Star-divide

Weight cutting is the biggest problem in MMA. We need a solution where we transition towards fighters competing at their actual weight.

— Joe Rogan (@joerogan) March 3, 2017

Star-divide

WoWWoWWoWWoWWoWWoWWoWWoWWoW Now this really fucked up @ufc I hope his ok tho #209

— Manny Gamburyan (@MannyGamburyan) March 3, 2017

Star-divide

And the LW title fight is officially off now. Feel for @TonyFergusonXT hope they give him a replacement to earn $ for his family @ufc

— Chad Laprise (@ChadLaprise) March 3, 2017

Star-divide

Feeling for @TonyFergusonXT right now just give him connor next and him and @TeamKhabib just ain’t ment to be #UFC209

— Steven Siler (@Stevesiler) March 3, 2017

Star-divide

Ah this sucks. Hoping for the best for Khabib. Sucks for Tony too. https://t.co/uLXKgfmVLO

— Joe Lauzon (@JoeLauzon) March 3, 2017

Star-divide

When you hear Khabib vs Ferguson is off pic.twitter.com/ont1D4mBwK

— Paul Redmond (@RedserMma) March 3, 2017

Star-divide

Wel u have my number..

— HECTOR URBINA (@WHATDAHECT) March 3, 2017

Star-divide

I know a guy.

— Lando Vannata (@GroovyLando) March 3, 2017

Star-divide

Pay me and I’ll make weight today lol https://t.co/3lKn2xgkPf

— Marc Diakiese (@Marc_Diakiese) March 3, 2017

Star-divide

No way!! Khabib Ferguson fight is off !! #UFC209

— scott askham (@scottaskham1) March 3, 2017

Star-divide

Why god why!!!! @ufc #UFC209

— Ray Borg (@tazmexufc) March 3, 2017

Star-divide

Source:: mma fighting