Kavanagh joins criticism of Ferguson for not accepting a short notice fight with Michael Johnson after Khabib Nurmagomedov pulled out of UFC 209,
if a late notice change of opponent puts you off then MMA will be a difficult sport for you considering how common it is. Tennis perhaps?
— Coach Kavanagh (@John_Kavanagh) May 30, 2017
Leading to Ferguson to respond:
Trainers like you callin’ themselves coach. When all they do is ride coattails and try to claim. Maintain your lane bitch.
— Tony Ferguson (@TonyFergusonXT) May 30, 2017