On Saturday, Oct. 7, the UFC will host UFC 216: Ferguson vs. Lee from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas
In the night’s main event, an interim lightweight champion will be crowned as The Ultimate Fighter winner Tony Ferguson takes on Kevin Lee. Ferguson, who has yet to compete in 2017, rides a lengthy, nine-fight winning streak into the title affair. He most recently defeated former titleholder Rafael dos Anjos. The 25-year-old Lee, meanwhile, also rides a wave of momentum into the night’s headliner. He most recently submitted Michael Chiesa in June to extend his winning streak to five.
Gold is also on the line in the co-main event as long-reigning flyweight kingpin Demetrious Johnson takes on Ray Borg. The pair were scheduled to met at UFC 215, but Borg was forced out of the bout due to illness during fight week. Johnson will look to break Anderson Silva’s record for most consecutive title defenses with a victory.
The 13-fight event kicks off Saturday at 6:15 p.m. ET with four fights streaming on UFC Fight Pass. Four additional preliminary card bouts follow at 8 p.m. ET on FX, with the five-fight main card airing live on pay-per-view at 10 p.m. ET.
The fighters will hit the scales at 8 p.m. ET on Friday. A live video feed appears above (courtesy of the UFC), while the results appear below.
Pay-Per-View Main Card
Tony Ferguson (155) vs. Kevin Lee (156)* – for interim lightweight title
Demetrious Johnson (125) vs. Ray Borg (124) – for flyweight title
Fabricio Werdum (247) vs. Derrick Lewis (263.5)
Mara Romero Borella (126) vs. Kalindra Faria (125)
Beneil Dariush (156) vs. Evan Dunham (156)
FX Preliminary Card
Tom Duquesnoy (135.5) vs. Cody Stamann (136)
Will Brooks (156) vs. Nik Lentz (N/A)^
Lando Vannata (155.75) vs. Bobby Green (155)
Pearl Gonzalez (116) vs. Poliana Botelho (115)
UFC Fight Pass Preliminary Card
Walt Harris (251) vs. Mark Godbeer (244.5)
John Moraga (126) vs. Magomed Bibulatov (126)
Thales Leites (185.5) vs. Brad Tavares (185.5)
Matt Schnell (126) vs. Marco Beltran (126)
* – Lee missed weight on his first attempt and was given one hour to reach the lightweight limit of 155 pounds
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