MMA Odds and Ends for Friday: Johny Hendricks and Ray Borg miss weight at UFC 207 weigh ins

480 Johny Hendricks and Ray Borg miss weight at UFC 207 weigh ins  Former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks missed weight for the second straight fight on Thursday at UFC 207’s early morning weigh-ins. Hendricks (17-5) weighed in at 173.5 pounds, 2.5 over the welterweight limit ahead of his matchup against Neil Magny. The 33-year-old also missed weight prior to his UFC 200 matchup against Kelvin Gastelum. Also missing weight Thursday was flyweight contender Ray Borg, who came in at 129.5 pounds for his 125-pound contest. Borg (9-2) is slated to take on Louis Smolka on the UFC 207 main card. He also missed weight ahead of his Aug. 2015 matchup with Geane Herrera. Both Hendricks and Borg will be fined 20-percent of their show purse.   Josh Burkman vs. Michel Prazeres slated for UFC Brazil card on March 11th reported on Thursday that lightweights Josh Burkman and Michel Prazeres will clash at an upcoming Fight Night card in Brazil. Burkman (28-14-NC) is 1-5 in his last six bouts with his lone win coming against KJ Noons in 2015. Prazeres (21-2) heads into this matchup winning five of his last six fights. UFC Fight Night 117 is set to take place at the Centro de Formacao Olympic in Fortaleza, Brazil.   UFC 207 Embedded, Episode 4

Written by James Lynch

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