Ahead of his fight against former UFC title contender Rory MacDonald in the main event of this Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 89 event, UFC welterweight contender Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson is featured in the new, “Rise of Wonderboy” video that UFC released on Monday evening.
Embedded above is “Rise of Wonderboy,” which looks at Thompson’s journey to his fight against MacDonald this weekend. With a potential win over MacDonald, it is expected that Thompson will receive a UFC Welterweight title shot against the winner of the Robbie Lawler vs. Tyron Woodley fight scheduled for UFC 203.
The official description for “Rise of Wonderboy,” which you can watch above, reads as follows:
“After tearing every ligament in his left leg while competing a professional kickboxer, Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson was told he may never fight again. Find out how he overcame the injury and made it all the way to the doorstep of a UFC title shot.”
Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson battles Rory MacDonald in the main event of this Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 89 event, which goes down from Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.