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Woodley-Wonderboy 2 set for UFC 209 main event



Following their instant classic last November, which resulted in a five-round draw, UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley and No. 1 contender Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson will meet again on Mar. 4 to settle the score in the main event of UFC 209 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

Tickets go on sale on Jan. 20.

In their first meeting at UFC 205 on Nov. 12, Woodley and Thompson engaged in a memorable Fight of the Night battle that left fans at Madison Square Garden on their feet and three judges unable to come up with a winner.

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Immediately, the call went up for a rematch, with former kickboxing star Thompson eager to get another shot at Woodley, who won the 170-pound title last July with a first round knockout of Robbie Lawler. This March, Thompson gets his wish as he puts his eight-fight unbeaten streak on the line against a champion hungry to close this chapter of his career in victorious fashion.

Woodley made Thompson sweat a bit, as the two exchanged Twitter jabs over the weekend. But the rematch is now official.


Stay tuned to UFC.com for more fight card announcements and ticket on-sale information.

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