referring to Woodley punches Thompson to the body.
Their first fight was an entertaining one, with Thompson doing better for longer periods but Woodley doing the most damage and having the most successful periods.
Thompson continues to back Woodley up around the cage, throwing next to nothing while Woodley circles out throwing next to nothing.
Thompson lands a kick early.
Woodley lands a few knees in the process.Thompson connects with a body punch.
5 reasons why you should watch UFC 209 as Tyron Woodley and Stephen Thompson prepare for epic rematch
Despite this massive setback, there are still plenty of reasons to tune in to UFC 209 – here’s our top 5.
Daniel SpitzUFC Fight Pass prelims – 12am on UFC Fight PassTyson Pedro vs. Paul CraigAlbert Morales vs. Andre Soukhamthath
With the two now meeting again just five months later, we now hope that the long running feud can finally be put to bed at UFC 209.
UFC 209 Fight CardMain Card – 3am BT Sport 2Tyron Woodley vs. Stephen ThompsonLando Vannata vs. David TeymurRashad Evans vs. Dan KellyAmanda Cooper vs. Cynthia CalvilloAlistair Overeem vs. Mark HuntPreliminary Card – 1am on UFC Fight Pass or BT Sport 2Marcin Tybura vs. Luis HenriqueMirsad Bektić def.
Woodley meets Thompson in an epic rematchAfter having their UFC 205 UFC welterweight title fight ruled a majority draw, Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson and Tyson Woodley we go toe-to-toe yet again with the 170lbs belt on the line.
referring to Preparing for the rematch, Thompson has worked on tightening up his game.
Top welterweight contender Stephen Thompson fought champion Tyron Woodley to a majority draw at UFC 205.
Having been in there with Woodley before, Thompson believes that he’s made the adjustments needed to dethrone the champion.
We’re both going to be making adjustments to make this fight exciting and try and leave with that W. So I know he’s making adjustments, I’m making adjustments, which is going to make this fight even better.”Follow MMAWeekly.com on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
“Just being on point every step of the way and being mindful of his power,” Thompson said about his UFC 209 game plan.
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