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UFC 189: Tyron Woodley trying to pick a fight with Johny Hendricks on July 11

Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

Is Tyron Woodley good enough to fight for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight title?

Certainly one way to find out.

"The Chosen One" is hoping to pick a fight with former 170-pound kingpin Johny Hendricks, another talented wrestler with heavy hands, for the upcoming UFC 189: "Aldo vs. McGregor" pay-per-view (PPV) event on July 11, 2015 inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

That's according to a report from UFC Tonight.

Woodley (15-3) may need to convince UFC matchmakers he's ready for the big time after a ho-hum split decision win over Kelvin Gastelum last January. The former Strikeforce contender is now 2-0 since falling to Rory MacDonald and stopping "Bigg Rigg" would make one helluva statement.

Easier said than done.

Outside of a couple of close decision losses, Hendricks (17-3) has been nearly perfect. After losing his title to Robbie Lawler at UFC 181, the bearded brawler bounced back with a commanding performance against the "Immortal" Matt Brown at UFC 185.

A second straight win and he's likely due for another title shot, but is turning away Woodley the means to that end?

Better yet, is this a fight you want to see?

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