Crazy, crazy stuff indeed - just another mad night in the fight world in Las Vegas.
Jason Herzog stops the fight!
"Where's McNuggets at you fucking piece of shit!"
Asked why he took his shorts off, his explanation to interviewer Joe Rogan was simple. Overhand right from Pettis connects twice.
UFC President Dana White later confirmed that Khabib's fight purse had been suspended by the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) and there was a possibility the fighter could be stripped of his title altogether, although nothing had been confirmed. You son of a bitch, I'll give you a proper ass whooping any day.
Good left jab by Ferguson, and flawless kick.
Leg kick for Ferguson. Ferguson kicks inside now. Great combo Ferguson, but Pettis stops him with right punch. Low kick for Ferguson.
Pettis should look to attack with high volume while staying on the outside. Uppercut lands in close for Ferguson. This is the showdown between two former champions! Ferguson did a reverse somersault to try to get out of the way. You know, him and Putin and. what they talking bout.
Good straight punch by Ferguson. Ferguson destroys Pettis' head at the moment. Ferguson is covered in blood. Anthony Pettis is cut open! His output rate is far higher here, but Pettis is still unsafe when he fires back.
There isn't a much more clear path to victory for Formiga, who is skilled with getting his opponents to the ground.
The crowd is on their feet and these two are loving it. Ferguson misses with a left hand.
Awesome Right Hand By Showtime!Pettis tries for a insane cartwheel kick that isn't effective and he ends up on his knees with Ferguson landing punches down on him in the final seconds of the round. Pettis laughs! What an elbow by Ferguson. This is savagery. Pettis is a mess. Pettis lands a right hook and Ferguson is hurt. Pettis slows down. Wow, what a kick by Pettis!
Duke Roufus tells the referee the fight is over as Pettis has suffered a broken hand and the long-time coach won't send his charge out there injured.
Ferguson brought to tears after earning the win.
The fighters then got back to action with Volkov in the box seat and looking on course to take a win.
There were tons of questions surrounding "El Cucuy" coming into this one and he answered them all in emphatic fashion. With Ferguson being the only man to defeat him in his last seven contests-and with some controversy swirling around his health in that fight-Lee says he would love to run that fight back.