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Tyron Woodley on Matt Brown's fight wish: 'People in hell want ice water, too'

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Tyron Woodley and Matt Brown are both having a little beef with their holiday meals.

The two top welterweights went at it hard Tuesday on Twitter when Woodley joked about Brown's prospects of getting a fight with either Robbie Lawler or Carlos Condit. As one could imagine, Brown didn't take that too kindly.

In response to a FOX Sports article about Brown's desire to fight the loser of this weekend's title fight between champion Lawler and Condit, Woodley chimed in that Brown has never beaten a top-10 opponent. UFC president Dana White has said that Woodley is in line for the next 170-pound title opportunity.

Brown responded that he would "gladly" fight Woodley and added that he never turns down fights, unlike Woodley. Woodley tweeted he wanted to fight Brown last year.

Woodley also wrote that it was good business to pick and choose fights -- and he only ever asks to get in there with top guys. Brown shot back that Woodley can keep "running and tweeting," while he goes to train with his one good hand (Brown is injured) "like a real f*cking fighter."

Woodley was supposed to fight Johny Hendricks at UFC 192 back in October, but Hendricks ended up in the hospital due to a bad weight cut. At that point, White told Woodley he would get the next title shot after Lawler-Condit. Brown has not fought since finishing Tim Means by TKO at UFC 189 in July. He was scheduled to face Kelvin Gastelum last month before getting hurt.

Hendricks is also likely in the title mix at 170. He faces Stephen Thompson at UFC 196 on Feb. 6 in Las Vegas. But a whole lot will depend on the bout this weekend between Lawler and Condit in the main event of UFC 195 in Vegas.