Stephen Thompson vs. Robert Whittaker set for UFC 170 in Las Vegas

Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson
Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson

UFC officials have announced another bout for the UFC 170 event that’s set to take place in Las Vegas on February 22. The event will be headlined by the UFC light heavyweight bout between former UFC light heavyweight champ Rashad Evans as he welcomes Daniel Cormier from the heavyweight division. The event will take place at the Mandalay Bay Events Center.

A welterweight bout between Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson and Robert Whittaker has been added to the event.

Thompson (8-1) is coming off back-t0-back wins after suffering the lone defeat of his career against the surging Matt Brown at UFC 145. He last defeated Chris Clements via TKO at UFC 165. Whittaker (11-3) is coming off a split decision loss against Court McGee in his last outing in August. He had won his first two UFC bouts prior to the loss against McGee.

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