Stephen Thompson (13-1-1) is all set to get another shot at UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley (16-3-1) on March 4 in the main event of UFC 209 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
Their previous meeting at the historic event at UFC 205 was nothing short of a blockbuster fight and deservedly declared ‘Fight of the Night’ and was included in the top 10 fights of 2016. The fight was declared majority therefore ‘The Chosen One’ was able to retain his prestigious title at Madison Square Garden.
Immediately after the fight, there was a call of a rematch from ‘Wonder Boy’, which has been granted now by UFC in order to settle the score between the two amazing fighters.
On tweeter both exchanged interesting tweets before the official announcement, the rumors were later confirmed.
Tyron T-Wood Woodley tweeted “@WonderboyMMA Im tellin u ur lucky it was a draw. The controversy was weather u lost, draw, or they should have stopped it yet ur “Entitled” 2 a rematch”.
Thompson replied “@TWooodley Not an entitled bone in my body. A contract 2 fight you was given to me w/o asking. I signed it. You didn’t. I’ll see you #ufc209”
The tickets of this mega-event will go on sale on January 20, the rest of the fight card will be announced in coming days.