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Heck of a Morning: What is Tony Ferguson fighting for at UFC 279?

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Tony Ferguson returns to welterweight this Saturday to face Li Jingliang, but what is he actually fighting for at this point in his career?

On an all-new edition of Heck of a Morning, MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck discusses the co-main event matchup for Saturday’s UFC 279 event and where Ferguson could go regardless of the results. Additionally, listener questions include the heavyweight title picture, Khamzat Chimaev vs. Nate Diaz, the UFC 278 payouts, fighter pay, Paulo Costa’s future, Danyelle Wolf’s UFC debut, what could be next for Ricky Simon following his finish of Jack Shore at UFC Long Island, UFC Paris, and much more.

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