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UFC 262 co-headliners Tony Ferguson, Beneil Dariush beef over Justin Gaethje training sessions

29 days ago   |   By MMAjunkie

HOUSTON - If there wasn't friction between Tony Ferguson and Beneil Dariush before the UFC 262 news conference, there is now.
An internalized gripe was vented early during Thursday's event, which featured both co-main event fighters, as well as headliners Michael Chandler and Charles Oliveira.
The verbal spat began with a comment from Dariush , who took exception with Ferguson talking trash about Khabib Nurmagomedov in the opening minutes rather than focusing on the matchup at hand.
“I had one of the best camps ever,” Dariush said. “I'm looking forward to fighting Tony, and I think Tony...
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'You got Dana White privilege': Tony Ferguson steals show at UFC 262 press conference

'You got Dana White privilege': Tony Ferguson steals show at UFC 262 press conference

29 days ago   |   By MMAjunkie

HOUSTON - Tony Ferguson didn't hold back during Thursday's UFC 262 press conference.
Ferguson, a former UFC interim lightweight champion, went off on more than just his opponent, Beneil Dariush, as he took shots at current title challenger Michael Chandler to his face and former champ Khabib Nurmagomedov , who wasn't present.
Ferguson first went after Nurmagomedov, with whom he has plenty of history. The two were scheduled to fight five times throughout the past several years, but the bout never came to fruition for a multitude of reasons. Nurmagomedov retired last October, but even...
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