UFC Fight Night 106 Results: Ray Borg defeats Jussier Formiga (Highlights)
A key flyweight tilt between Ray Borg and Jussier Formiga took place during tonight’s UFC Fight Night 106 card in Brazil.
Round one begins and Borg starts out quickly with a combination. That fighters clinch up and both men exchange good knees inside before eventually breaking. Formiga with a hard leg kick. Borg presses forward and lands a left jab. Formiga retreats and then throws a low kick that connects with Borg’s groin. The referee steps in to let Ray recover. He does and we restart. Borg charges forward but misses with a left hand. The fighters clinch and Ray lands a good knee inside. Formiga presses him up against the cage. The fighters exchange knees. They break and Borg is able to connect with a hard uppercut. Formiga circles and Borg presses forward. Jussier connects with a beautiful counter right. Both men lands right hands now. Formiga with a nice combination to close out round one.
Furious finish to round 1 between @JussierFormiga & @TazMexUFC #UFCFortaleza pic.twitter.com/xmTMskWnM1
— UFC (@ufc) March 12, 2017
Round two begins and Borg quickly presses forward and pushed Formiga against the cage. Jussier switches the position and then they break. Borg unleashed a nice uppercut. Formiga fakes the right hand and then lands a hard leg kick. Borg shoots in for a takedown. It is not there but he presses Jussier up against the cage. Borg working hard for a single leg takedown here. The referee eventually steps in and separates the fighters. Formiga dives in for a takedown this time but it is not there. Formiga leaps forward with a right. Borg replies with a knee to the body. Jussier circles and then lands a nice combo. Borg replies with a left hook. Formiga answers with a leg kick and then another. Formiga with another hard leg kick. Borg smiles and then fires off a spinning back fist. Jussier hammers down another hard leg kick. Round two comes to an end.
Leg kicks, takedown defense, spinning back fists, cardio for days … this flyweight bout has it all! #UFCFortaleza pic.twitter.com/TI923bU3EA
— UFC (@ufc) March 12, 2017
Round three begins and Borg scores with an early takedown. Jussier is quick to get back to his feet. They clinch along the cage and Jussier hits a switch and winds up on top. He transitions to the back of Borg but Ray scrambles and gets back up and begins working for a takedown of his own. He gets it but Formiga hits a switch and winds up on top. He takes the back of Borg and locks in both hooks. Formiga locks in a body triangle. He is searching for a rear-naked choke. Borg escapes the hold and scrambles and winds up in top position. Unbelievable. Ray begins working some nice elbows from the top position. He opens up a big cut on the forehead of Formiga. Huge elbows now from Borg. Formiga rolls but gives up his back. Good shots from Borg to close out round three.
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Topics:Jussier Formiga Ray Borg UFC Fight Night 106