Just hours after rumors began to swirl that Jorge Masvidal would face Tyron Woodley for the UFC welterweight title at UFC 215. Woodley denied the news on UFC Tonight. He went on to annouce that he will face Demian Maia next. He said that they have to confirm a date but would like to fight at UFC 214 on July 29th.
The Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu ace, Maia is on a 7 fight winning streak. He defeated Masvidal in his last fight. Woodley will head into the fight off a win over Stephen Thompson at UFC 209.
Daniel Cormier vs Jon Jones is already scheduled to be the main event of UFC 214.