T-Wood & Wonderboy set for Rematch at UFC 209

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March’s UFC 209 will see a Welterweight title fight with Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson and Tyron “The Choosen One” Woodley continuing where there UFC 205 5-round war left off.

Back in November after 25-minutes of action the judges decision was read as a majority draw. The scores read as (48-47 Woodley, 47-47 Draw, and 47-47 draw). The oddity in the scoring is that both cards that scored the fight a draw gave Woodley a 10-8 dominate scoring round, Doug Crosby scoring the 1st 10-8 Woodley and Derek Cleary scoring the 4th a 10-8, but both gave Thompson a 10-9 in the 3rd unlike Glen Trowbridge.

It was Woodley on his T-Wood podcast that announced the rematch was official. Prior to the draw Woodley was on a 3 fight win streak, defeating Dong Hyun Kim (tko), Kelvin Gastelum (sd), and Robbie Lawler (ko). Thompson has won 7 straight with knock outs of Chris Clements, Robert Whitakker, Jake Ellenberger, and fromer champion Johny Hendricks.

UFC 209 is scheduled for Saturday, March 4th in Las Vegas, Nevada.
UFC 209
WW Title: (c) Tyron Woodley (16-3-1) vs. Stephen Thompson (13-1-1)
HW: Alistair Overeem (41-15) vs. Mark Hunt (12-10-1)
LW: Landon Vannat (9-1) vs. David Teymur (5-1)
FW: Mirsad Bektic (11-0) vs. Darren Elkins (21-5)
HW: Todd Duffee (9-3) vs. Mark Godbeer (11-3)
LHW: Paul Craig (9-0) vs. Tyson Pedro (5-0)

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