After some rescheduling, the UFC's longest-reigning and most dominant champion, flyweight Demetrious Johnson, finally returns to set a new title defense record at UFC 216. And yet that fight will play co-main to the interim lightweight title fight, which will anoint a placeholder champion while Conor McGregor decides his next move. The Ferguson-Lee pairing started abrasively moments after Ferguson's last victory, and should deliver both in skills as well as hate. Elsewhere on the card, we've got heavyweights capable of finishing opponents in a wild variety of ways.
A high-level view of fighting efficiency shows how these athletes have performed offensively versus defensively. Notable highlights are that the championship matchup between Johnson and Borg pits two relatively conservative fighters who have taken minimal damage to date, while the main event features Ferguson and Lee, who will likely put out more pace and risk more damage in doing so.