A pair of welterweights will square off at UFC Fight Night: Colorado this coming February, as Brandon Thatch meets Stephen Thompson.
Set for Valentine’s Day from the 1stBank Center in Broomfield, Colorado, the card will be a homecoming for Thatch, a native of Denver.
Thatch (11-1) has won both of his Octagon bouts, finishing Paulo Thiago and Justin Edwards. He has been out of action since a November victory over Thiago last year, and rides a 10-fight win streak into the contest. He is 5-0 in Broomfield in previous appearances.
Thompson (10-1) rebounded from a 2012 loss to Matt Brown by scoring victories over Nah-Shon Burrell, Chris Clements, Robert Whittaker and Patrick Cote since. He is 5-1 overall with the promotion.
Below is the current lineup:
Featherweight: Max Holloway vs. Cole Miller
Flyweight: Zach Makovsky vs. Tim Elliott
Flyweight: Ray Borg bs. Chris Kelades
Welterweight: Brandon Thatch vs. Stephen Thompson