Coming off a dominate decision win over Louis Smolka, Ray “The Tazmexican Devil” Borg will be heading to Brazil to square off with number 3 ranked contender Jussier “Formiga’ Da Silva; at UFC Fight Night 106.
UFC Fight Night 106 takes place on March 11th in Fortaleza, Brazil.
Borg is currently ranked as the number 10 ranked contender in the world. The scale will hold a bigger importance to “The Tazmexican Devil” in this fight then before, as Borg is coming off missing weight for the 2nd time in his UFC career. Hitting the mark this time will separate Borg from talk of being unprofessional like, notorious weight-misser’s Kelvin Gastelum, Charles Oliveria, or John Lineker. The above mentioned win over Smolka’s was Borg’s 4th win in his last 5 fights; for the man with 5 of 6 finishes by submission.
Formiga had been scheduled to face Sergio Pettis at UFC Fight Night in Phoenix, but withdrew with a undisclosed injury. Besides being a really quick healer, the BJJ black belt has 8 stoppage victories, all by submission. The former world ranked number 1 125lbs. Fighter has won 4 of his last 5, coming off a unanimous decision win over Dustin Ortiz.