The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and judo Jussier ‘Formiga’ da Silva entered this fight with a professional record of 19-4-0 (42% submission victory rate – he has never won via ko/tko) and he is ranked as the No.5 flyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Demetrious Johnson). He lost to Henry Cejudo in 2015 (via split decision, Formiga vs Cejudo) but he came back to win in 2016 beating Dustin Ortiz (=Formiga vs Ortiz).
His opponent, Ray Borg, has a mma record of 10-2-0 (70% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.11 in the same weight class. He fought twice last year losing to Justin Scoggins (=Borg vs Scoggins) and defeating Louis Smolka (=Smolka vs Borg). Ray Borg vs Jussier Formiga da Silva is on the undercard of Vitor Belfort vs Kelvin Gastelum – UFC Fight Night 106. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC Fight Night 106: Belfort vs Gastelum
Where: Centro de Formacao Olímpica do Nordeste, Fortaleza, Brazil
Division: flyweight (125 lbs, 57 kg)
UFC Fight Night 106 fight card (main fights):
Vitor Belfort vs Kelvin Gastelum
Mauricio Shogun Rua vs Gian Villante
Edson Barboza vs Beneil Dariush
Jussier Formiga da Silva vs Ray Borg
Tim Means vs Alex Oliveira 2
Francisco Trinaldo vs Kevin Lee
Formiga’s previous fight: Jussier Formiga da Silva vs Dustin Ortiz
Borg’s previous fight: Louis Smolka vs Ray Borg
Formiga’s next fight: Jussier Formiga da Silva vs Yuta Sasaki
Borg’s next fight: Demetrious Johnson vs Ray Borg
Formiga da Silva vs Borg Fight Video:
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