With the drama of UFC 201 behind him, Ian McCall isn’t wasting any time returning to the grind.
The UFC announced Thursday that McCall has agreed to face ranked flyweight prospect Ray Borg on Sept. 10 at UFC 203. The Los Angeles Daily News first reported the news.
Most recently, McCall (13-5-1) saw his fight at Justin Scoggins at UFC 201 cancelled two days prior to the event after Scoggins was unable to make the flyweight limit of 126 pounds.
McCall received his show and win money but was unable to compete on the card. He also faced unusual criticism from Scoggins for not accepting a much heavier catchweight bout, but things worked out in the end, as McCall jumps right back into the fire with a chance to rebound from a Jan. 2015 loss to John Lineker and return back to his winning ways.
To do that he’ll have to beat Borg (9-2), a top prospect at 125 pounds who recently saw his three-fight UFC win streak snapped with a decision loss to Scoggins.
At the age 23, Borg is one of the youngest fighters in the UFC flyweight division. He, too, was scheduled to fight at UFC 201, before injuries derailed his match-up against Fredy Serrano.
UFC 203 takes place at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. Stipe Miocic looks to defend his UFC heavyweight title against Alistair Overeem in the night’s main event.
An updated UFC 203 fight card can be seen below.
Stipe Miocic vs. Alistair Overeem
Fabricio Werdum vs. Ben Rothwell
CM Punk vs. Mickey Gall
Jessica Andrade vs. Joanna Calderwood
Urijah Faber vs. Jimmie Rivera
Bethe Correia vs. Jessica Eye
Ian McCall vs. Ray Borg
Nik Lentz vs. Mairbek Taisumov
Erik Koch vs. Drew Dober
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