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UFC releases former flyweight title contender Ray Borg

Ray Borg (13-5-0), who was scratched from the UFC on ESPN+ 31 event earlier this month, is no longer with the UFC.

Borg’s release was first reported by

The 27-year-old Tucson, Arizona resident at one time challenged for the flyweight title, but missed weight several times as both a flyweight and bantamweight, most recently at last week’s UFC on ESPN+ 31 event against Nathan Maness.

“The Tasmanian Devil” disclosed in 2018 that his son was diagnosed with Hydrocephalus, a rare brain disorder that needed 12 individual surgeries to fix.

In 12 fights in the octagon, Borg leaves with a 7-5-0 record. His highlight was probably his title fight submission loss to Demetrius Johnson at UFC 216 in October 2017.


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

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