Belts on The Line
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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 ring 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 ring 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%.
Demetrious Johnson was the older man by 7 years, at 35 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, and made his debut in , 9 years and 1 month earlier than Borg, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 60 more professional rounds, 106 to Borg's 46.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Demetrious Johnson had been fighting more than Ray Borg.
Going to this contest, Demetrious Johnson had last fought 3 years, 11 months and 10 days ago, while Ray Borg's last outing had been 3 years, 11 months and 10 days ago.
Johnson's last 2 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 5 months and 2 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 2 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4 rounds on average.
Borg's last 2 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 6 months and 6 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 3 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4 rounds on average.