UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson defends his title Saturday night vs. Ray Borg at UFC 216.
Earlier this week, “Mighty Mouse” was a guest on UFC Tonight to discuss the fight, what it means for him and his opportunity to make history.
Demetrious Johnson on getting back in camp after the last fight was cancelled: “I work with the best coaches to make sure the peaking is right. The biggest thing was to stay healthy in the extra four weeks of training. I’m feeling better than I did in Edmonton.”
Johnson on if wants to send a message to Borg: “I’m always going out there to knock them out or submit them. This fight will end. I’m looking to finish it. I’m pumped to get out there and make it happen.”
Johnson on if he’s upset about not being a main event: “I’m a grown man. I’m thankful the UFC got me on this card. I’m going to go out there and cement my legacy as the longest reigning, defending champion.”