The Tuf 13 tournament winner Tony Ferguson entered this fight with a professional mma record of 22-3-0 (77% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.3 lightweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Conor McGregor). ‘El Cucuy’ Ferguson suffered his last defeat when he faced Michael Johnson in 2012, since then he has collected nine consecutive victories beating Landon Vannata (4-stars fight, Ferguson vs Vannata) and Rafael dos Anjos in 2016 (=dos Anjos vs Ferguson).
His opponent, Kevin Lee, has an official record of 16-2-0 (56% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.7 in the same weight class. He lost to Leonardo Santos in 2015 but then he has won five bouts defeating Francisco Trinaldo (=Trinaldo vs Lee) and Michael Chiesa in 2017 (=Chiesa vs Lee). Tony Ferguson vs Kevin Lee, main event of Ufc 216, is valid for the interim UFC lightweight title. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC 216: Ferguson vs. Lee
Where: T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Division: lightweight (155 lbs, 70 kg)
Title: interim UFC Lightweight Championship title
UFC 216 fight card (main fights):
Tony Ferguson vs Kevin Lee
Demetrious Johnson vs Ray Borg
Fabricio Werdum vs Walt Harris
Beneil Dariush vs Evan Dunham
Tom Duquesnoy vs Cody Stamann
Magomed Bibulatov vs John Moraga
Ferguson’s previous fight: Rafael dos Anjos vs Tony Ferguson
Lee’s previous fight: Michael Chiesa vs Kevin Lee
Lee’s next fight: Edson Barboza vs Kevin Lee
Ferguson’s next fight: Tony Ferguson vs Anthony Pettis
Ferguson vs Lee Fight Video:
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