Former flyweight belt challenger Ray borg no longer inside UFC, after he was removed from the top MMA company. Officials from this company confirmed to Damon Martin of MMA Fighting the term of his contract, following his departure from UFC Vegas 5 last week. His manager, Ali Abdelaziz, did not comment on his firing, so it is not really known what happened. At the moment, there is a lot of silence regarding this case.
Borg he was removed from the fight against Nathan Maness on the Aug. 1 undercard for undisclosed reasons. This was the second outing after getting out of the fight against Merab Dvalishvili on UFC On ESPN 10. The veteran of the flyweight division has been through various problems outside the cage. Added to that, he also failed to make weight for the fight three times as a flyweight and once in the bantamweight division, where he lost a split decision to Ricky Simon at UFC Jacksonville.
As followed, Ray has been left out of a contest in the UFC. According to an MMA Junkie report, the former flyweight contender has been dropped from his fight with Nate Maness and replaced with rookie Johnny Munoz. For now, the reason why Borg He was left out of the event, but it would not be unreasonable to think that it was something related to his weight. Even without news of this, there are many speculations about it.
The reasons are still unknown
Throughout his career in the UFC, Borg He has come in overweight on four separate occasions, with the most recent coming in his last fight against Ricky Simon that marked his return to the Bantamweight. A month ago, the 26-year-old was supposed to fight Merab Davishvili, but left the contest two days earlier citing personal problems. It has clearly not been in good condition as of late, which leaves many in doubt.
Munoz Jr will debut in the Octagon with an undefeated 10 fights. The American is known for being the King Of The Cage bantamweight champion. As well as being a strong grappler, with 6 wins going to completion. In his last fight, he submitted Ian King on KOTC- Reaction Time. Maness became known for his stint at TKO MMA, where he was the organization’s bantamweight champion. In his last fight, he knocked out Kellen Van Camp at Hardrock MMA 114. Nathan stands out for his strong fists, with 4 wins by KO / TKO.