The UFC has announced that Lightweight Tony Ferguson will step into the octagon to face Kevin Lee at UFC 216 for the interim lightweight title.
Ferguson enters the fight as a top contender for the lightweight title which is currently in limbo with Conor McGregor preparing for his super fight with Floyd Mayweather. Lee enters the fight off of a highlight submission defeating Michael Chiesa. After Lee’s win he exchanged words with Ferguson during a interview on FS1.
UFC 216 is scheduled for October 7, 2017 at Team Mobile Areana in Las Vegas, Nevada.