Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson will make his return against Charles Oliveira at the upcoming UFC 256 pay-per-view (PPV) event, scheduled for TONIGHT (Sat., Dec. 12, 2020) inside APEX facility in Las Vegas, Nevada.
This is an extremely important bout for both fighters, as well as the division overall, now that lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov is retired. The next title shot is up for grabs and the winner of Oliveira vs. Ferguson could end up fighting the winner of this fight.
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