Tyron Woodley vs. Stephen Thompson welterweight title rematch set for UFC 209

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The rematch is set.

At UFC 205 in New York City, the welterweight title fight between champion Tyron Woodley and challenger Stephen Thompson ended in a majority draw after a five-round battle.

Now, the two will try and settle the score at UFC 209 in Las Vegas as the UFC has officially announced the rematch will take place at the event.

UFC 209: Woodley vs. Thompson 2 will be held on March 4, 2017 at the T-Mobile Arena in Paradise, Nevada.

Woodley won the UFC welterweight title by defeating former champion Robbie Lawler at UFC 201 in Atlanta, Georgia.

Prior to the majority draw at UFC 205, Thompson was riding an incredible seven-fight winning streak defeating Johny Hendricks and Rory MacDonald in that run.

With this announcement, UFC 209 looks like this:
Tyron Woodley (c) vs. Stephen Thompson
Alistair Overeem vs. Mark Hunt
Darren Elkins vs. Mirsad Bektić
Todd Duffee vs. Mark Godbeer
Iuri Alcântara vs. Luke Sanders
Lando Vannata vs. David Teymur
Paul Craig vs. Tyson Pedro

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