UFC veteran Tony
has pleaded not guilty to a misdemeanor charge of
driving under the influence after
flipping his truck
in Hollywood, California, last month.

TMZ Sports
was first to report the news. Ferguson entered his
not guilty plea at an arraignment on June 1. The former interim
lightweight champion allegedly crashed his truck into two parked
cars while driving by a Hollywood nightclub on May 7, and
Ferguson’s vehicle flipped onto its side. One of the cars in the
crash reportedly belonged to rapper Cash Gotti, who arrived at the
scene to find his vehicle totaled.

Ferguson was uninjured in the wreck but refused to take a field
sobriety test and was “very uncooperative” at the scene, according
to law enforcement officials. One officer revealed that Ferguson
also “reeked” of alcohol and had bloodshot eyes. He was arrested
with bail set at $30,000 but was later released on his own
recognizance. Ferguson is due back in court for a hearing later
this month, according to the report.

Despite this recent mishap, it was recently announced that Ferguson
will square off against Bobby Green
UFC 291
in Salt Lake City, Utah, on July 29. “El Cucuy,” who
once won 12 consecutive UFC bouts from 2013 to 2019, has fallen on
hard times in recent years. Ferguson in winless in his last five
Octagon appearances, including a fourth-round submission defeat to
in his most recent outing at UFC 279 this past

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Tony Ferguson Pleads Not Guilty to DUI Charge After Flipping Truck in Hollywood