Wonderboy Challenges Woodley for Welterweight Title at UFC 205

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After waiting a year to get a title shot, Tyron Woodley (16-3) planned for fight with legends who aren’t event officially active yet, instead he’ll be facing the number 2 ranked contender Stephen Thompson (13-1).

Woodley is a former Strikeforce Welterweight champion, who caped off a 3 fight win streak, with a 1st round KO of Robbie Lawler, at UFC 201 to win the UFC Welterweight World Championship. Woodley was a college wrestler, is a explosive athlete, with knock out power, who’s won 5 of 6; and has 6 of 11 finishes by knock out.

Thompson is on a 7 fight win streak, coming off a unanimous decision win over Rory MacDonald, who was the last person to defeat Woodley. Thompson has been a Karate practitioner almost as long as he could walk and had a very successful Kickboxing career, before entering MMA. With 7 of 8 finishes by knock outs “Woderboy” has scored huge highlight knock outs of Dan Stittgen and Jake Ellenberger.

UFC 205 is November 12th at Madison Square Garden, in New York City.

WW Title: Champ Tyron Woodley (16-3) vs. Stephen Thompson (13-1)
MW: Chris Weidman (13-1) vs. Yoel Romero (11-1)
FW: Frankie Edgar (20-5-1) vs. Jeremy Stephens (25-12)
WW: Donald Cerrone (31-7) vs. Kelvin Gastelum (12-2)
MW: Rashad Evans (19-5-1) vs. Tim Kennedy (18-5)
LW: Thiago Alves (21-10) vs. Al Iaquinta (12-3-1)
LHW: Marcos Rogerio DE Lima (14-3-1) vs. Gian Villante (14-7)

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