Four Fights To Watch At UFC 216 In Las Vegas

Four Fights To Watch At UFC 216 In Las Vegas

In the co-main event, flyweight champion Demetrious "Mighty Mouse" Johnson goes for a record 11th straight title defense as a 12-to-1 favorite.

Tony Ferguson vs. Kevin Lee Demetrious Johnson vs.

What are your thoughts on Ferguson's comments suggesting that McGregor doesn't want to fight him?

"I still don't think he's ready", Ferguson told Sporting News. "He's so good that people are like, 'Ehhh, I know who's gonna win that one'".

"He's only won one fight in this division".

Tony Ferguson to win by submission in Rd3.

"The theme of my camp was 'Smile Tony.' The last time we smiled, I connected on over 200 punches in Mexico City against Rafael dos Anjos (UFC Fight Night 98)". This "Fight of the Night" victor occurred in December of 2015, with "El Cucuy" taking on fellow top contender Edson Barboza. The UFC president had been a notable absentee at the recent Japan and Pittsburgh events, but he was back in Las Vegas to promote the two title fight offerings UFC 216 has in store this weekend. That being said, on the feet Ferguson does have the edge thanks to his excellent combinations and angles, together with an unpredictable flow and unrelenting offensive pressure that can at times lead to defensive gaps, but nonetheless has a tendency to overwhelm his opponents, who struggle to match his pace and output.

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Vettel is due a little good fortune after crashing from pole in Singapore three weeks ago. Meanwhile, Ricciardo was able to hold on to third position ahead of Sebastian Vettel.

With a total of twelve fights in seven different weight classes there's plenty to look forward to as we head into the early hours of Sunday morning. "Defend or vacate. The belt belongs in the UFC".

Johnson is a monster -1200 favorite (bet $1200 to win $100), with Borg listed as a +700 underdog (bet $100 to win $700) at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.

For me, the former Ultimate Fighter victor is more seasoned, more savvy and more gritty.

Founder of MyMMANews.com - After writing for Ultimate MMA magazine and serving as the editor for U.S. Combat Sports, both of which went on hiatus, I chose to venture out on my own and enlist a staff of writers and photographers that could help me achieve my goal of telling stories that would otherwise go untold.

The two were originally scheduled to fight at UFC 215 one month ago, but Borg fell ill shortly before the fight and withdrew.

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

MMA Fighting's Ariel Helwani spoke Ferguson who was in Las Vegas before the horrific shooting occurred to talk about the scary and emotional experience.

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