With perhaps a future 170-pound title shot hanging in the balance,and were more than motivated to score another key victory when they hooked 'em up tonight (Jan. 31, 2015) in the co-main event of , which took place inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Woodley just wanted it more.
Woodley opened with a head kick that missed, forcing
Woodley landed a big left and
More shadowboxing kicked off round two before an inadvertent eye poke stopped the non-action as
Woodley couldn't capitalize, even though he caught
Third and final round and it seemed as though it was Woodley's match to lose. Likely aware of this possible outcome,
Woodley circled out and the action resumed with
With 10 seconds remaining, the pair finally opened up, but it was too little too late for the crowd, which once again showered them with boos as they awaited the judges decision, one that favored Woodley (29-28, 28-29 and 30-27).
Tough loss for
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