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Demetrious Johnson Vs Ray Borg Called Off While Nunes Vs Shevchenko Takes Light

Demetrious Johnson Vs Ray Borg Called Off While Nunes Vs Shevchenko Takes Light
8/9/2017
Demetrious Johnson vs Ray Borg

The UFC has called off the UFC 215 headliner - UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson (26-2-1 MMA, 14-1-1 UFC) Vs challenger Ray Borg (11-2 MMA, 5-2 UFC) , twelve hours before both where scheduled to hit the scale for the event.

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The fight was called off due to doctor orders on Ray Borg, who is said to be suffering from a lingering illness. This was first reported by MMAJunkie, later confirmed by MMA Fighting and will soon be formally announced.

Women’s Bantamweight title fight between champion Amanda Nunes (14-4 MMA, 7-1 UFC) and Valentina Shevchenko (14-2 MMA, 3-1 UFC) will now serve as the new main event, though was originally a sub event or co-headliner on the Card.

UFC 215 headliner


Demetrious Johnson will have to wait for another Unfixed date to break the record he currently ties with Anderson Silva of 10 consecutive UFC title defenses and all so Move up the pound for pound rankings, where he sits No. 2. 

UFC 215 will still go on as scheduled on Saturday except for the removed title fight at the Rogers Place in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Scheduled to air on PPV after prelims on FS1 and UFC Fight Pass.
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