Ferguson-Lee Positioned As UFC 216 Main Event
While the UFC 215 main event of Demetrious Johnson defending his flyweight title against Ray Borg was shifted to UFC 216 on October 7th. It seems according to a new poster for the event at the T-Mobile Arena the interim lightweight title fight between Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee will be the headline fight
The event takes place Oct. 7 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, and the main card airs on pay-per-view following prelims on FXX and UFC Fight Pass.
And while the UFC has not confirmed this officially both UFC.com and the aforementioned poster have Ferguson and Lee in the top spot.
Here’s the latest UFC 216 card.
MAIN CARD (Pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET)
Interim lightweight title
Tony Ferguson vs. Kevin Lee
Champ Demetrious Johnson vs. Ray Borg
Derrick Lewis vs. Fabricio Werdum
Jessica Eye vs. Paige VanZant
Mark Godbeer vs. Walt Harris
Beneil Dariush vs. Evan Dunham
PRELIMINARY CARD (FXX, 8 p.m. ET)
Will Brooks vs. Nik Lentz
Tom Duquesnoy vs. Cody Stamann
Poliana Botelho vs. Pearl Gonzalez
Bobby Green vs. Lando Vannata
PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass, 6:30 p.m. ET)
Magomed Bibulatov vs. John Moraga
Thales Leites vs. Brad Tavares
Marco Beltran vs. Matt Schnell