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Demetrious Johnson vs Ray Borg report
Who won Johnson vs Borg?
Demetrious Johnson beat Ray Borg by submission in the 5th round during the co-main event of UFC 216, on Saturday 7th October 2017 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 125 pounds (8.9 stone or 56.7 KG).
This contest was for the UFC flyweight championship.
Johnson vs Borg stats
Demetrious Johnson stepped into the octagon with a record of 26 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 10 by submission.
Ray Borg made his way to the cage with a record of 11 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 1 of those wins by knock out and 6 by submission.
The stats suggested Johnson had a slight advantage in power over Borg, with a 19% knock out percentage over Borg's 9%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Borg had an advantage over Johnson, with a 55% submission rate over Johnson's 38%.
Demetrious Johnson was the older man by 7 years, at 36 years old.
Borg had a height advantage of 1 inch over Johnson. Despite this, he had 3-inch reach advantage.
Johnson was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 16 more fights. He had fought 55 more professional rounds, 110 to Borg's 55.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Ray Borg had been fighting more than Demetrious Johnson.
Going to this contest, Demetrious Johnson had last fought 5 years, 11 months and 8 days ago, while Ray Borg's last outing had been 6 years and 12 days ago.
What were the odds on Johnson vs Borg?
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