UFC 209: Tyron Woodley Squeaks by Stephen Thompson
By FCF Staff
Here are the results from tonight’s UFC 209 card in Las Vegas, which saw Tyron Woodley retain the welterweight title, by earning a majority decision win over Stephen Thompson.
Thompson pressed forward throughout most of the bout, but the fight was extremely close heading into round five. In the final round, Woodley knocked Thompson down, which likely was the deciding factor in two of the three judge’s eyes.
Tyron Woodley def. Stephen Thompson via majority decision (48-47, 47-47, 48-47)
David Teymur def. Lando Vannata via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Daniel Kelly def. Rashad Evans via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Cynthia Calvillo def. Amanda Cooper via submission (rear-naked-choke) R1, 3:19
Alistair Overeem def. Mark Hunt via KO (knees) R3 1:44
Marcin Tybura def. Luis Henrique via TKO (punches) R3, 3:46
Darren Elkins def. Mirsad Bektic via TKO (strikes) R3 3:19
Iuri Alcantara def. Luke Sanders via submission (kneebar) R2, 3:13
Mark Godbeer def. Daniel Spitz via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Tyson Pedro def. Paul Craig via TKO (elbows) R1, 4:10
Albert Morales def. Andre Soukhamthath via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)