Kevin Lee Makes Weight On Second Attempt, Will Fight For Interim Title

Demetrious vs Ray Borg UFC 215

It's nothing. Ray Borg weighed-in at 125 pounds and didn't get sick on Friday, so he's fighting Demetrious Johnson for the lightweight title.

The card is top heavy. Check out the clip and be sure to pre-order UFC 216.

The cut-off for Lee to make weight is now 12:15 p.m.

That line would still dispute the notion that the fight is a mismatch, however, because if anything, it's a bit lower than the odds on an average pay-per-view headliner. UFC 216 "Ferguson vs". Lee, ask your TV provider. Lee main card on UFC.TV for $59.99.

For all his accomplishments and greatness, Demetrious Johnson has rarely been overhyped.

Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee square off Saturday night from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas for the interim lightweight title and a possible date with Conor McGregor to unify the belts in 2018.

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What are your thoughts on Ferguson's comments suggesting that McGregor doesn't want to fight him? This "Fight of the Night" victor occurred in December of 2015, with "El Cucuy" taking on fellow top contender Edson Barboza. Ferguson, who has yet to compete in 2017, rides a lengthy, nine-fight winning streak into the title affair.

Kevin Lee is one of the fastest growing stars in the UFC and is on a five-fight win streak after having defeated Jake Mathews, Magomed Mustafaev, Francisco Trinaldo, and most recently Michael Chiesa.

He spoke of the respect he has for his opponent in the build up to the fight, saying: 'I've said this from the beginning that Tony (Ferguson) is the toughest fight out there for me. With the champion having such a well-rounded game and his outstanding striking skills, it's hard to see anything other than Johnson leaving with the flyweight title once again. Tony is a fighter who needs little introduction - just watch his long lineup of fights and you will instantly become a fan of the number two lightweight in the world.

Borella is coming off a split-decision win over Milana Dudieva in Invicta FC and is unbeaten in her last six, while Faria has only lost twice in the last six years, both times to elite strawweights. It's not about title fights anymore.

Steven Muehlhausen is an MMA and boxing writer and contributor for Sporting News.

There is a danger that comes with watching this fight before the others on this list - you may not have the energy to watch another.

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