Tony Ferguson aka Boogeyman is a professional American mixed martial artist with a net worth of $3.5 million.
This prolific fighter competed in both lightweight and welterweight combat. Tony Ferguson is a former UFC lightweight champion. He holds a black belt in the 10th planet Jiu-jitsu. Besides, he earned a pro-MMA record of 25-4.
Since 2008, this prominent lightweight fighter has been recognized as a fierce MMA competitor. This unbroken prolific fighter has been ranked #15 and #3 in the UFC men’s pound-for-pound rankings and UFC lightweight rankings respectively.
This top-paid lightweight fighter earned $10k from his debut against Ramsey Nijem. However, this giant fighter made $2.18 million from all his UFC fights.
Talk about the endorsement, this prominent fighter has made a great deal with Reebok, RDX Sports, and Monster. However, this fighter gets a $40k to $30k range endorsement and a $50k winning performance from the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).
Tony Ferguson: At a Glance
|February 12, 1984
|Oxnard, California, U.S.
|Anthony Aymand Ferguson Padilla
|6ft 0in (1.83m)
|70kg (155 lb)
|Reebok, RDX sports, Monster
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Tony was born in the seaside city of Oxnard, California on 12 February 1984. But, Ferguson was mainly raised in Michigan.
Talking about education, this Mexican heritage fighter went to Central Michigan University though he did not complete his degree. However, he had a successful collegiate career in wrestling, winning the 165-lb divisional National Wrestling Championship.
At an early age, Tony worked as a bartender. One night while working miracle happened to his life. Ferguson was invited to work with young mixed martial artists by a trainer at a local MMA gym. Shortly after this, he decided to pursue a mixed martial arts (MMA) career.
At the beginning of his professional MMA career, he fought in small organizations. His early notable matches were against Joe Schilling & Karen Darabedyan.
In 2010, Ferguson appeared in season 13 of the UFC’s reality series The Ultimate Fighter. That was a successful entry to the UFC career.
Later on, Ferguson became the third pick for the Lesnar team. In his UFC career, he has defeated numerous renowned giant fighters.
This wrestling fighter’s highest payday came after his victory against Kevin Lee for the interim lightweight championship making $0.5 million.
This Boogeyman’s fight against Anthony Pettis was announced 2018 fight of the year. Moreover, he has set an MMA record for playing 29 matches and winning 25. This American fighter has won numerous awards throughout his amateur wrestling and MMA career.
This fierce fighter, Boogeyman has made a base salary of $500k for his showdown with Justin Gaethje. He further made $12k for his heavyweight tilt with Greg Hardy.
In 2018, the average UFC fighter made $138250 while it was $132109 in 2017. Usually, the fighters made millions of dollars through PPV earnings and sponsorship.
Tony Ferguson further known as Boogeyman holds Black Belt in the 10th planet Jiu-jitsu under Eddie Bravo. This fighter is growing day by day making world records since 2008.