Till vs Thompson confirmed for UFC Liverpool

The UFC has announced that No.1 ranked Stephen Thompson will take on No.7 ranked Darren Till in a welterweight main event show down in Liverpool.

Tickets for UFC FIGHT NIGHT®: THOMPSON vs. TILL go on general sale on Friday, April 13 at 10.00 a.m. BST via The Echo Arena Box Office and Ticketmaster.

Current No.1 ranked welterweight Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson, who is arguably one of the most precise and technically-gifted strikers in the UFC, will be looking to put on a dominant performance in front of Till’s home crowd.

Till meanwhile who was born and raised in Liverpool, will be looking to show his fans that he is ready to go toe to toe with one of the best strikers in the world when he steps inside the Octagon®.

In what is being billed as one of the most anticipated fights of the year, both athletes will be looking to prove they deserve the next title shot, when they collide in Liverpool on May, 27

In the co main event which was announced earlier this week, welterweights Neil Magny and Gunnar Nelson – both ranked within the top 15 of the UFC’s 170lbs division. Elsewhere on the card, England’s Tom Breese makes his highly anticipated return to action, stepping up to 185lbs to meet Australia’s Daniel Kelly, while Canadian fan-favourite Elias “The Spartan” Theodorou faces Trevor “Hot Sauce” Smith.

England’s Bradley “Bear” Scott meanwhile takes on Poland’s Salim Touahri in a welterweight match up and American Jason Knight will meet Finland’s Makwan Amirkhani in a featherweight bout.

The event will take place on Sunday, May 27 at Echo Arena. Tickets to the event, which are expected to sell-out rapidly, will go on sale on Friday, April 13 via The Echo Arena Box Office and Ticketmaster.

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