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Amanda Nunes vs. Valentina Shevchenko gets top billing at UFC 215

Amanda Nunes was sick, pulled out of the July UFC main event as it neared and was told she wouldn't be placed in another showcase for her misdeed.

Two months later, Nunes is back in the main event of UFC 215 Saturday in Edmonton, Canada, as news broke Thursday night that flyweight title contender Ray Borg has withdrawn from his planned headline fight against champion Demetrious Johnson.

Johnson (26-2-1)

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