UFC 216: Ferguson vs

UFC 216: Ferguson vs”

Dunham's teammate at Xtreme Couture, Kevin Lee (16-2 MMA, 9-2 UFC), has also battled a heavy heart ahead of his interim lightweight title fight against Tony Ferguson (22-3 MMA, 12-1 UFC) in the main event.

Kevin Lee, a dickhead, is scheduled to fight Tony Ferguson for the UFC's interim lightweight title tomorrow. If Johnson successfully retains his championship, he'll break Anderson Silva's UFC record for most consecutive successful defenses.

The UFC has been scarred by a slew of cancellations within the 24-hour period before fights.

The showdown takes place at the T-Mobile Arena, just metres away from where Stephen Paddock slaughtered more than 50 people and injured over 500.

The victor of the UFC 216 is in line to face champion Conor McGregor, who stated last week he will be watching the fight closely. Johnson realizes Borg is a tough opponent and had to maintain his focus after last month's title fight was canceled.

"Me and Tony are definitely the two top guys in the division right now, this is for the real lightweight championship".

Cody Garbrandt, the reigning UFC bantamweight champion, has been a name tied to Johnson for a super fight. "He shouldn't have to move up for people to get behind him", Felder said.

Fighters in non-title bouts are granted a one-pound grace limit, while those in title fights must weigh in at the weight-class limit.

Johnson seems unfazed by the delay and said he thought Borg deserved the fight rather than a fill-in opponent on the original card.

While Johnson has to get past Borg on Saturday night to ensure he has the leverage with being a champion, "Mighty Mouse" says that he is excited at the opportunity at hand with making UFC history.

"This will definitely be the fight that helps me to get the respect I've been looking for, for a long time". I was just getting done with recovery at Complete Wellness out here in Las Vegas and I was on my way to go get food. 'As far as I'm concerned, the man has lost three of his last four fights. "I have the ability to take the chaos and mold it like I said". He's faced and beaten much better competition, has a more diverse and varied arsenal and has exhibited the kind of toughness that often separates great fighters from good fighters.

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