Report: Ray Borg Out, Gustavo Lopez In At UFC Fight Night: Eye vs. Calvillo

This weekend’s UFC Fight Night: Eye vs. Calvillo card has taken a hit as Ray Borg has withdrawn from a bout against Merab Dvalishvili, replacing him in that contest is Gustavo Lopez. 

Aaron Bronsteter of TSN first reported the news of Borg's withdrawal, while MMA Junkie reported Lopez as the replacement opponent. 

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Dvalishvili (10-4-0) comes into the contest riding a three fight winning streak, defeating the trio of Terrion Ware, Brad Katona and Casey Kenney. Dvalishvili hasn’t been defeated in over two years, with that last loss coming to Ricky Simon at UFC Fight Night Philadelphia. Dvalishvili has suffered four losses as a professional MMA fighter and three of them came to UFC/Bellator MMA veterans.

Lopez (11-4-0) is going to be making his UFC debut in this bout and the fighter is a former Combate Americas Bantamweight Champion. Lopez enters the bout riding a three fight winning streak and he hasn't suffered a defeat in almost two years. Lopez has competed fifteen times as a professional MMA fighter and just three of those bouts went the distance. 

UFC Fight Night: Eye vs. Calvillo takes place on Saturday, June 13 from the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada  with Jessica Eye and Cynthia Calvillo headlining. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, which streams live on ESPN+.

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