In all of the excitement surrounding the long-awaited return of Conor McGregor and the chaos surrounding his rivalry with UFC 229 opponent and current Ultimate Fighting Championship lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, we have forgotten an important missing link: Tony Ferguson. The former interim belt holder is apparently “cleared for combat,” according to his recent Instagram posts. A lot has changed in the most stacked and competitive division in all of mixed martial arts. So what world is he returning to at lightweight? What are his options now?