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Gilbert Burns vs Stephen Thompson agree on UFC264

Welterweight match between no. 2nd place Gilbert Burns and no. 5th place Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson has verbally agreed to take place at UFC264.

Burns is getting out of TKO’s defeat when he challenged his former teammates at UFC 258 earlier this year and challenged UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman. Before losing in February, Burns had six consecutive victories. The top Brazilian welterweight wants to defeat fellow Wonderboy title challenger and return to his victorious path.

Meanwhile, Thompson is winning two straight games. His last two victories were both due to Burns’ decision against his current teammates. 6th place welterweight Vicenteruke in UFC 244. Welterweight Geoff Neal ranked 11th at UFC Vegas 17 last December.

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UFC264 is becoming a stack fight card

The match joins what is likely to be a UFC264 stack card.

This card is headlined by a trilogy lightweight match between a former UFC interim lightweight champion and No. 2nd place Dustin Poirier and former featherweight and lightweight champions and no. 6th place lightweight candidate Conor McGregor.

Without. In the rematch of the belt at UFC 261 Jorge Masvidal in 4th place challenged welterweight champion Kamaru Usman. 3rd place Leon Edwards will face Nate Diaz in UFC262. This match between Burns and Wonderboy brings more liquidity to the division.



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Gilbert Burns vs Stephen Thompson agree on UFC264

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