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Flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson looks to make history on Saturday by setting the UFC record for most consecutive title defenses by a champion in the organization’s history. He’s currently tied with former middleweight titleholder Anderson Silva with ten and faces Ray Borg in the UFC 216 co-main event.
Borg (11-2) enters the title bout having won five of his last six fights. Johnson (26-2-1) hasn’t tasted defeat sine 2011 and is widely considered the best pound-for-pound fighter on the planet. He’ll make a strong case for himself being the best of all time if he surpasses Silva’s record on Saturday.
Stay tuned to MMAWeekly.com for UFC 216: Ferguson vs. Lee full live results and fight stats on Saturday with the first fight scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT.