Make that three championship matches at UFC 214 this July, as Tyron Woodley defends his welterweight belt vs. Demian Maia.
BREAKING: Tyron Woodley confirms that he defend his welterweight title vs. Demian Maia at UFC 214! Details here… https://t.co/5BukKCCjPy
— FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) June 28, 2017
Woodley made the announcement while co-hosting “UFC Tonight” Wednesday evening. He is coming off a decision victory vs. Stephen Thompson, improving his UFC record to 7-2-1.
Maia, who once fought Anderson Silva for the middleweight belt, has won seven in a row. That includes finishes vs. Neil Magny, Matt Brown and Carlos Condit.
Below is the current fight card:
UFC Light Heavyweight Championship
Daniel Cormier (c) vs. Jon Jones
UFC Welterweight Championship
Tyron Woodley (c) vs. Demian Maia
Vacant UFC Female Featherweight Championship
Cris Cyborg vs. Tonya Evinger
Featherweight: Doo Ho Choi vs. Andre Fili
Flyweight: Jarred Brooks vs. Eric Shelton
Bantamweight: Aljamain Sterling vs. Renan Barao
Featherweight: Ricardo Lamas vs. Jason Knight
Lightweight: Sage Northcutt vs. John Makdessi
Strawweight: Kailin Curran vs. Alexandra Albu
Lightweight: Josh Burkman vs. Drew Dober
Heavyweight: Dimitri Smoliakov vs. Adam Wieczorek
Light Heavyweight: Jimi Manuwa vs. Volkan Oezdemir
Female Bantamweight: Sara McMann vs. Ketlen Vieria
Featherweight: Brian Ortega vs. Renato Moicano