Demian Maia will indeed fight Tyron Woodley next, as the welterweight champ’s announced he’ll face the vaunted grappler at UFC 214.
Woodley announced the news during the latest episode of “UFC Tonight”.
Maia will get his title shot, finally, after winning seven straight fights. Most recently, in May, Maia earned a split decision win over Jorge Masvidal.
Woodley, meanwhile, worked his way to a majority decision win over Stephen Thompson in March, which marked his second bout as the welterweight champ.
So, there you have it. UFC 214 will go down on July 29th in Anaheim.
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