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Tony Ferguson’s Wife Calls Former Champ a “Good Husband” & “Father”, Following News of Restraining Order

Since it was reported that Tony Ferguson's wife has filed for a restraining order against him, she has issued a statement to explain why the legal proceeding is underway.

Since it was reported that Tony Ferguson’s wife has filed for a restraining order against him, she has issued a statement to explain why the legal proceeding is underway.

On Thursday it was reported that Cristina Ferguson has filed for a temporary restraining order against the former lightweight interim champ. The report cited allegations Ferguson had been acting erratically, and that authorities had been called to their household several times.

More recently, Cristina Ferguson’s lawyer, Jeffrey L. Heath, delivered this statement for her to ESPN.

“Tony Ferguson is a good husband and good father to our son,” Cristina Ferguson said in the statement. “The current legal proceedings are a part of a process to ensure that Tony will receive the help necessary to continue being the best possible, as well as to pursue his passion and career as a UFC champion fighter.

“All positive well wishes are sincerely appreciated and I hope our privacy will be respected.”

Ferguson also posted the comments below since news of the legal action broke:

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