Former UFC fighters Ray Borg, Cody Gibson to meet at Eagle FC 44

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  • Cody Gibson
    American martial artist
  • Ray Borg
    American mixed martial artist
  • Khabib Nurmagomedov
    Russian professional mixed martial artist

Former UFC bantamweights Ray Borg and Cody Gibson are set to throw down at the inaugural North American event for Khabib Nurmagomedov’s Eagle FC promotion.

A person with knowledge of the booking recently informed MMA Junkie of the matchup but asked to remain anonymous as the promotion has yet to make an official announcement.

Eagle FC 44 event takes place Jan. 28 in Miami and is expected to stream on FLX Cast.

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Borg (14-5), a former UFC flyweight title challenger, was released by the UFC in 2020 following a string of bout cancellations for various reasons. Since then, Borg has competed once – a unanimous decision victory over Jesse Arnett at UAE Warriors 20 in June.

Since his UFC release in 2015, Gibson (18-7) has gone 6-1 with two finishes. In his most recent fight, Gibson defeated former UFC flyweight title challenger John Dodson by unanimous decision at XMMA 3.

With the addition, the Eagle FC lineup includes:

  • Antonio Silva vs. Tyrone Spong

  • Rashad Evans vs. TBA

  • Ray Borg vs. Cody Gibson

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