A welterweight matchup between Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson and Besam Yousef has been set for UFC 154 in Montreal. Both fighters will look to bounce back from losses when they face off on November 17. The news was announced on “UFC Tonight.”
Thompson had a spectacular debut versus Dan Stittgen at UFC 143 before dropping an ugly decision loss to Matt Brown at UFC 145. Brown took a lot of nasty strikes and exposed Thompson’s ground game deficiencies. Thompson will now look to bounce back after healing up from an injury suffered during the fight.
Besam Yousef dropped his UFC debut to Simeon Thoresen at “UFC on FUEL TV 2.”
The bout will take place on the undercard.
UFC 154 takes place November 17 in Montreal, Quebec. The headlining bout will be a UFC welterweight title unification bout between champion Georges St-Pierre and interim champion Carlos Condit. The card will take place at the Bell Centre.