Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) attempts to clear the current welterweight jam as the promotion has booked a title fight between division champions Tyron Woodley and Darren Till.
This, according to ESPN's Brett Okamoto, who has unveiled the 170-pound championship bout in social media, is on track to dub the upcoming UFC 228 on September 8, 2018 in Dallas, Texas. As a result, interim champion Colby Covington will be released from the belt at the start of the fight.
Tyron Woodley vs. Darren Till's welterweight title will be UFC 228 on September 8 in Dallas, by Dana White. Colby Covington has not yet been removed from the interim title, but he will be the moment when Woodley vs.. Till starts. A similar situation to UFC 223. https://t.co/Qw6ygV6DsV
̵1; Brett Okamoto (@bokamotoESPN) July 24, 2018
"The Chosen One" recently staged a showdown against "Gorilla" canceled that a contract was never made before him, while he ridiculed the striker because he was struggling for his fight against Stephen Thompson and denied his allegations of a fight offer.
While attending, Woodley took Covington to the speech clown on the Interim Division Champion for extending out of a scheduled fight between them after months of non-stop trash-talk.
As for "chaos," he was recently successfully operated on by Ariel Helwani.
As for Colby Covington, he had a successful operation today to correct a nasal problem, they say, and will be ready to return in November. More about Woodley Vs. Till at UFC 228 after @espn in a nutshell
– Ariel Helwani (@arielhelwani) July 24, 2018
Till was last seen at the "Wonderboy" at UFC Fight Night 130 beginning of this Year, set his record record (17-0-1, 5-0-1 UFC). As for Woodley, he has not been in the class for over a year after suffering a shoulder injury sustained while defending his title against Demian Maia at UFC 214 in July 2017. Nonetheless, "The Chosen One" is ready to make his long-awaited return to the Octagon in a few short months, but his comeback party will not be a celebration when Till has his word on the matter.
UFC 228 will also receive a women's flyweight title between Division Champion Nicco Montano and Valentina Shevchenko, while Yair Rodriguez returns to Zabit Magomedscharipov.
Learn more about the upcoming UFC 228 Pay-per-View Event (PPV) here.