Gilbert Burns vs. Stephen Thompson agreed for UFC 264


Gilbert Burns vs. Stephen Thompson agreed for UFC 264

A welterweight bout between no. 2 ranked Gilbert Burns and no. 5 ranked Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson has been verbally agreed upon to happen at UFC 264.

Burns is coming off a TKO loss, when he challenged former teammate and reigning UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman at UFC 258 earlier this yr. Previous to his loss in February, Burns was on a six struggle win streak. The highest Brazilian welterweight hopes to get again to his profitable methods with a victory over a fellow title challenger in Wonderboy.

Thompson, however, is on a two struggle win streak. His previous two victories each got here by means of resolution over Burns’ present teammate and no. 6 ranked welterweight Vicente Luque at UFC 244 and no. 11 ranked welterweight Geoff Neal at UFC Vegas 17 final December.

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UFC 264 is shaping as much as be a stacked struggle card

The bout joins what’s going to possible be a stacked card for UFC 264. 

The cardboard will likely be headlined by the trilogy light-weight bout between former UFC interim light-weight champion and no. 2 ranked Dustin Poirier and former featherweight and light-weight champion and no. 6 ranked light-weight contender Conor McGregor.

With no. 4 ranked Jorge Masvidal difficult welterweight champion Kamaru Usman in a rematch for the belt at UFC 261 and no. 3 ranked Leon Edwards taking up Nate Diaz at UFC 262, this matchup between Burns and Wonderboy supplies the division with much more fluidity. 


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