UFC 216 — Tony Ferguson vs. Kevin Lee predictions, fight card, main event, picks, It’s an odd week for UFC in terms of its PPV product. UFC 216 is set to take place on Saturday night in Las Vegas, almost doesn’t feel like this card should be a PPV. There’s plenty of interesting fights on the card — including two title fights — but the names aren’t the typical ones you’d expect to see headlining an event like this where there is virtually no competition for eyes outside of college football games late on Saturday night.
After nine straight wins and a near one-year break for reasons out of his control, Tony Ferguson finally gets an opportunity to wear UFC gold. The occasion comes with an asterisk, of course, as it’s an interim lightweight belt that will be at stake when he faces off with Kevin Lee in the UFC 216 main event. This is the rare case where the interim belt’s inevitable shadow is not a bad thing; it means champio, McGregor may be in play for the winner. The Irishman acknowledged as much Still, three the four main card fights carry importance in one way or another. One-time, hot shot heavyweight prospect Derrick Lewis taking a big step up in competition on Saturday in facing former champion Fab