Stephen Thompson, Jorge Masvidal Set To Fight At UFC 217

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UFC 217 is shaping up to feature a huge, high-profile welterweight fight between Stephen Thompson and Jorge Masvidal.

Masvidal announced the long-anticipated bout on Thursday via his twitter page.

UFC 217 takes place at Madison Square Garden on November 4th, 2017.

Thompson (13-2-1) is coming off a loss to Tyron Woodley at UFC 209. Thompson is also coming off of knee surgery that has kept him out of action since March of this year.

Masvidal (32-12) is coming off a split-decision loss to Demian Maia at UFC 211 back in May of this year.