UFC 215: Edmonton gets Mighty Mouse vs Ray Borg, Amanda Nunes vs Valentina Shevchenko

Edmonton’s UFC 215 is scheduled to host a pair of championship title bouts, with flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson (26-2-1) looking to make history with an eleventh consecutive defence against No.3 Ray Borg (11-2-0).

Johnson, who won the title at Toronto’s UFC 152, is currently tied with former middleweight champion Anderson Silva at 10 consecutive title defences.

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Amanda Nunes (14-4-0) will get her chance to defend the women’s bantamweight crown against Valentina Shevchenko (14-2-0). It’s a bout many fans are anticipating, particularly after Nunes fell ill at UFC 213, forcing a postponement.

UFC 215 is scheduled for Sept. 9 at the Rogers Place in Edmonton, Alberta.

The current card includes:

Demetrious Johnson (26-2-1) vs Ray Borg (11-2-0)

Amanda Nunes (14-4-0) vs Valentina Shevchenko( 14-2-0)

Francis Ngannou (10-1-0) vs Junior dos Santos (18-5-0)

Gilbert Melendez (22-6-0) vs Jeremy Stephens (25-14-0)

Sarah Moras (4-2-0) vs Ashlee Evans-Smith (5-2-0)

Henry Cejudo (10-2-0) vs Wilson Reis (22-7-0)

Ilir Latifi (12-5-0) vs Tyson Pedro (8-0-0)

Gavin Tucker (10-0-0) vs Rick Glenn (19-4-1)

Kajan Johnson (21-12-1) Adriano Martins (28-8-0)

Ashlee Evans-Smith (5-2-0) vs Sarah Moras (4-2-0)

Luis Henrique Barbosa de Oliveira (10-3-0) vs Arjan Bhullar (6-0-0)

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Kenai is a former Postmedia Network online news and sports editor. He is the Editor-in-Chief for MMA Crossfire.

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