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UFC 216 video: Tony Ferguson vs Kevin Lee full fight highlights of main event title bout

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Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee fought to an entertaining back and forth battle that ended crowning a new interim UFC champion.

Tony Ferguson vs Kevin Lee brought the action, going back and forth to crown a new interim lightweight champion. Lee impressed early on, landing tight boxing combinations and counters, then doing really well on the ground as well. But Ferguson’s experience eventually shined as he weathered the storm, and eventually submitted Lee, who was slowing down.

Watch the clip below, along with a snippet from our live blog:

Round 3 – Body kick from Ferguson. Lee looks for a takedown. Ferguson grabs the fence but Lee slammed him down anyway. Lee couldn’t do anything with top position and Ferguson gets up after about 45 seconds. Inside leg kick from Lee. Ferguson with a pawing left. Lee whiffs on a head kick. Body kick from Lee. Lee with another takedown. Ferguson looking for the armbar from the bottom. It looks deep but Lee steps over to defend! Nice. Lee stays on top. Ferguson looking for a triangle now, and he has it. Ferguson pulling the head down. Lee tapped out! Tony Ferguson has won the title!

Tony Ferguson defeated Kevin Lee by submission (triangle choke), 4:02 of round 3

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