It’s time to separate contender from pretender when top welterweights Gilbert Burns and Stephen Thompson hook ‘em up in the UFC 264: “Poirier vs. McGregor 3” pay-per-view (PPV) co-main event TONIGHT (Sat., July 10, 2021) from inside the full-capacity T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Burns (19-4) is looking to rebound from his technical knockout loss to current welterweight champion Kamaru Usman at UFC 258, a third-round stoppage that ended the Brazilian’s six-fight winning streak. As for Thompson (16-4-1), who also came up short in his crack at the crown, he’s hoping to build on back-to-back wins over Vicente Luque and Geoff Neal.
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