Tony Ferguson Receives Black Belt

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Tony Ferguson recently became the UFC Interim Lightweight Champion when he submitted Kevin Lee in the third round of their main event fight at UFC 216.

It has only been a little more than two weeks since that title winning evening, but Ferguson has now added another belt to his ever growing collection.

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That new belt is a black belt that was awarded to him by Eddie Bravo and 10th Planet Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

The moment Ferguson was awarded his black belt was captured on video and posted to Youtube:

10th Planet Jiu-Jitsu owner/found Eddie Bravo also shared the moment on Instagram:

 

However, the UFC Interim Lightweight Champion wasn't just awarded any ordinary black belt, but was given the same black belt Bravo was given by Jean Jacques Machado in 2003.

Ferguson’s next UFC appearance is unknown at this time, but a potential title unification bout with UFC Lightweight Champion Conor McGregor could be on the horizon.

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