Tyron Woodley vs. Darren Till title fight headlines UFC 228; Colby Covington to be stripped (updated)


(UPDATED on 7/24/18 at 7:15 p.m. ET to reflect UFC President Dana White’s conformation to MMAjunkie that the fight is booked and Covington will be stripped of the interim welterweight title.)

In the wake of an injury to interim welterweight champion Colby Covington, the UFC has booked a fight between undisputed champ Tyron Woodley and top contender Darren Till for UFC 228.

Woodley (18-3-1 MMA, 8-2-1 UFC) today told MMAjunkie that bout agreements for the fight are not yet signed, but the matchup with Till (17-0-1 MMA, 5-0-1 UFC) is likely to take place for the Sept. 9 pay-per-view card at American Airlines Center in Dallas.

The news was first reported by ESPN.com. MMAjunkie later confirmed the fight with UFC President Dana White, who also said Covington will be stripped of the interim strap when Woodley and Till fight.

Covington (14-1 MMA, 9-1 UFC) was expected to face Woodley later this year, but he was removed from consideration with a..

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