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Tony Ferguson vs. Kevin Lee remains UFC 216 main event, Demetrious Johnson-Ray Borg to co-headline

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Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee are still scheduled to main event UFC 216.

Their interim lightweight title fight was originally booked as the headlining match on the upcoming pay-per-view scheduled for Oct. 7 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nev., and that hasn’t changed after the UFC officially updated the bout order with the Demetrious Johnson-Ray Borg flyweight title fight Monday.

Johnson and Borg were supposed to fight at UFC 215, but the bout was canceled when an illness forced Borg to withdraw less than 48 hours before the event. They were quickly re-booked for UFC 216, but the promotion is sticking with Ferguson and Lee to close the show.

In the co-main event, Johnson will attempt to defend his championship for the 11th straight time, which will break a tie with Anderson Silva for the most consecutive successful title defenses in UFC history.

See the full card below:

Main Card (PPV)

Tony Ferguson vs. Kevin Lee

Demetrious Johnson vs. Ray Borg

Fabricio Werdum vs. Derrick Lewis

Paige VanZant vs. Jessica Eye

Beneil Dariush vs. Evan Dunham

Preliminaries (FXX)

Walt Harris vs. Mark Godbeer

Will Brooks vs. Nik Lentz

Tom Duquesnoy vs. Cody Stamann

Pearl Gonzalez vs. Poliana Botelho

Bobby Green vs. Lando Vannata

Early Preliminaries (UFC Fight Pass)

John Moraga vs. Magomed Bibulatov

Thales Leites vs. Brad Tavares

Matt Schnell vs. Marco Beltran

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