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Tony Ferguson may be 'Cleared For Combat,' but what are his options for jumping back into a busy lightweight division?

5 monthes ago   |   By MMAjunkie

In a text message this week, former UFC interim lightweight champ Tony Ferguson made his status very clear, and in a way that was very on brand.
“Cleared For Combat,” Ferguson wrote to MMAjunkie's John Morgan, employing his usual love of non-standard capitalization.
But this is a tricky time for top lightweights, especially those who recently had their interim titles snatched away without ever losing them in the cage. The next title fight in the division is booked. The other potential contenders seem more interested in angling for an immediate crack at the belt rather than risking their...
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