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Video: Watch Tony Ferguson mutilate speed bag with elbow workout

While much of the combat sports world’s attention has been rightfully focused on Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor’s world press tour this past week, UFC lightweight contender Tony Ferguson is staying hard at work.

In the above video, “El Cucuy” can be seen cutting loose in the gym. The streaking lightweight title threat not only showed off his boxing skills on the speed bag, but also incorporated elbows into his routine. It’s something you’ve probably never seen before (at least at this level) and a vicious arsenal that zero lightweights wish to experience.

Despite not having a fight scheduled at this point in time, Ferguson is staying positive and remains active in the gym. Remember, his UFC 209 showdown with Khabib Nurmagomedov for the interim UFC lightweight title evaporated just moments before the fight. While nothing is set in stone, Ferguson and “The Eagle” should finally meet inside of the Octagon by the end of 2017.

Of course, if McGregor wishes to pick one over the other for an immediate title fight there isn’t much that Ferguson or Nurmagomedov can do.

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