Borg (11-3-0) has won two of his last three under the UFC banner, with those wins coming over the duo of Louis Smolka and Jussier Formiga. Borg has previously challenge for the UFC Flyweight Title, losing to then champion Demetrious Johnson at UFC 216. Borg is also returning to competition after a year-plus layoff, as his last bout took place in October of 2017.
Pingyuan (13-5-0) is undefeated thus far in UFC competition, having already defeated Damian Stasiak and Martin Day. Pingyuan will enters the contest while in the midst of a nine fight winning streak and the fighter hasn’t suffered a loss in over six years. Pingyuan became a professional MMA fighter in October of 2010 and started off that career with a four fight losing streak.
UFC Fight Night Philadelphia takes place on Saturday, March 30 from the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with Edson Barboza and Justin Gaethje headlining. Fightful is going to be providing live coverage of the event, with a post-show podcast to follow.