In the main event of the evening of the UFC 216 tournament in Las Vegas, Tony Ferguson won via submission over Kevin Lee in the third round and won the title of interim lightweight champion. Ferguson successfully conducted a strangling triangle and Lee signaled the surrender. This victory was for the 33-year-old athlete tenth in a row.
A live broadcast of the title fight in a lightweight division between Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee, which will be the main event of the UFC 216 show, and will be held October 7 in Las Vegas, USA.
It was supposed to be a grudge match between two of the most talented lightweights in the world. A victory would push one fighter to the upper echelon of the division. Instead, all most people will be talking about after the UFC Fight Night 112 main event Sunday night in Oklahoma City is a blown call by referee Mario Yamasaki.