At the age of 29, UFC lightweight Tony Ferguson is only on the cusp of entering his professional prime. However, the Ultimate Fighter 13 winner has already thought about what his future holds beyond his competitive career and come to a conclusion.
In short, Ferguson hopes to help out up-and-coming Mixed Martial Artists by opening a gym and possibly even serving as a manager. As the talented striker explained in an interview with RM Sports…
“After the MMA, after the UFC, what I’d like to do is I’d like to settle down with my wife and coach. I’d like to open up and own a Mixed Martial Arts gym and give a lot of local fighters an opportunity I wasn’t presented with. Or people have presented with me (later in my career).”
“I’ve been very fortunate in my career where people have given me the necessary tools I needed to get to where I’m at, even if it was just a little bit of advice.”
The 13-3 Ferguson is set to face Mike Rio on October 19 at UFC 166.
Check out the complete interview below:
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