Our third fight of the night here at UFC 166 is a lightweight bout between Tony Ferguson and Mike Rio. Both Ferguson and Rio are products of the Ultimate Fighter. Ferguson won season 13 of the popular reality show. It will be interesting to see if the injury lay-off will affect Ferguson. Both men are looking to rebound from losses in their previous outings.
Round is now up and running. Rio shoots in and Ferguson sprawls. Rio makes it back to his feet and presses Ferguson against the cage. Ferguson is working the jab and Rio shoots again but has no success. Ferguson lands again and Rio shoots. This time Ferguson catches him in a d'arce choke. Rio is trying to get free but is forced to tap.
The fight ends in 1:52 by tapout. UFC lightweight Tony Ferguson is back in winners circle. Ferguson looks impressive in victory.