UFC Welterweight champion Tyron Woodley will fight Demian Maia at UFC 214, which is shaping up to be a card full of superstars.
Woodley defended his title against Stephen Thompson at UFC 209, winning via a majority decision. Now, the American’s fight against Maia is the third championship fight on the juicy card.
— Tyron T-Wood Woodley (@TWooodley) June 29, 2017
Meanwhile, Maia is coming off a split decision win over Jorge Masvidal at UFC 211 and has a 25-6 record.
UFC Light Heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier faces former champion Jon Jones in the headliner, in what is a grudge match as much as a title fight.
Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino will fight Tony Evinger for the vacant UFC Women’s Featherweight title after inaugural champion Germaine de Randamie refused to face the Brazilian.
Latest UFC 214 card:
Champion Daniel Cormier vs. Jon Jones – for light heavyweight title
Cristiane Justino vs. Tony Evinger – for vacant women’s featherweight title
Champio Tyron Woodley vs. Demian Maia – for welterweight title
Andre Fili vs. TBA
Jason Knight vs. Ricardo Lamas
Renan Barao vs. Aljamain Sterling
Alexandra Albu vs. Kailin Curran
Josh Burkman vs. Drew Dober
Dmitrii Smoliakov vs. Adam Wieczorkowski
Jarred Brooks vs. Eric Shelton
Jimi Manuwa vs. Volkan Oezdemir
Sage Northcutt vs. John Makdessi
Renato Moicano vs. Brian Ortega
Sara McMann vs. Ketlen Vieira