Challenger Stephen Thompson gets his second shot at welterweight champion Tyron Woodley as the two rematch in the main event of UFC 209, the co-main event for the interim lightweight title between Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson was cancelled due to problems by Khabib trying to make weight. Khabib was taken to the hospital but is expected to have a full recovery.
UFC 209 takes place March 4th at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, NV with three fights webcast at UFC Fight Pass, four broadcast on Fox Sports 1, and a five-fight main card broadcast as a pay-per-view.
Prelims at UFC Fight Pass
- BW: Albert Morales vs. Andre Soukhamthath – Morales by split decision R3
- LHW: Tyson Pedro vs. Paul Craig – Pedro by TKO -elbows- 4:10 R1
Prelims on Fox Sports 1
- HW: Mark Godbeer vs. Daniel Spitz -Godbeer by unanimous decision R3
- BW: Iuri Alcantara vs. Luke Sanders – Alcantara by submission -kneebar- 3:13 R2
- FW: Mirsad Bektic vs. Darren Elkins – Elkins by KO -strikes- 3:19 R3
- HW: Marcin Tybura vs. Luis Henrique – Tybura by TKO -punches- 3:46 R3
- HW: Alistair Overeem vs. Mark Hunt – Overeem by KO -knees- 1:44 R3
- W Strawweight: Amanda Cooper vs. Cynthia Calvillo – Calvillo by submission -RNC- 3:19 R1
- LW: Lando Vannata vs. David Teymur – Teymur by unanimous decision R3
- MW: Rashad Evans vs. Dan Kelly – Kelly by split decision R3
- WW title: Tyron Woodley vs. Stephen Thompson – Woodley by majority decision R5