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Stephen Thompson Says Jorge Masvidal Doesn’t Deserve UFC Welterweight Title Shot Over Others

Stephen Thompson isn't sold on Jorge Masvidal earning a UFC title shot just yet. The stage appears to be set for a UFC welterweight title showdown between champion Kamaru Usman and Colby Covington. This after Covington turned in a one-sided performance against Robbie Lawler. Before the bout, many believed that...

Stephen Thompson Eyes Rafael dos Anjos Bout At UFC 244

Stephen Thompson hopes he can get a spot on the UFC 244 card. UFC 244 will take place on Nov. 2. The event is set to be held inside Madison Square Garden in New York City. Bouts have not been revealed for the card yet, but fighters such as UFC...

Stephen Thompson Makes Prediction For Nate Diaz vs. Anthony Pettis

Stephen Thompson has made his pick for the welterweight tilt between Nate Diaz and Anthony Pettis. On Aug. 17, Diaz and Pettis will clash inside the Honda Center in Anaheim, California. The 170-pound bout is set to serve as UFC 241's co-main event. It'll be Diaz's first outing since Aug....

Stephen Thompson Gives His Thoughts On Jorge Masvidal’s Celebrations After Ben Askren KO

After Jorge Masvidal knocked out Ben Askren in just five seconds at UFC 239, he immediately started to celebrate. He went near Askren and was pounding on the floor and then fell to the ground pretending to be out cold. For some, they liked it, while others thought "Gamebred"...

Stephen Thompson Offers Constructive Criticism to Ben Askren

Stephen Thompson was one of the spectators who watched Ben Askren knocked unconscious in his UFC 239 bout against Jorge Masvidal. Thompson has experienced firsthand what it’s like to fight “Gamebred” but, unlike Askren, Thompson’s specialist style of fighting was enough to earn him a unanimous decision victory two...

Stephen Thompson Wanted on The UFC Greenville Card

Stephen Thompson will attend UFC Fight Night 154, which takes place at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville, South Carolina. Close to home for Thompson and an event, he and his father had a hand in bringing to the area but his knock out loss to Anthony Pettis...

Stephen Thompson Wants To Fight Nate Diaz

Stephen Thompson is looking to get back into the Octagon at UFC 244 in Madison Square Garden in New York City. There, he is hoping to get back into the win column, and "Wonderboy" already knows who he wants to fight against. That being Stockton, California's own, Nate Diaz....

Stephen Thompson Reveals Date for Possible UFC Return

UFC welterweight title contender Stephen Thompson is ready to make his return to the Octagon for his next fight. In fact, he already has a date and location in mind for his next outing under the UFC banner. The UFC Veteran is on a two-fight losing streak but intends...

Stephen Thompson Would ‘Love To’ Rematch Darren Till

In 2018, the Octagon headed to Liverpool, England for one reason, Darren Till. When Till was announced as the headliner, many pegged it as the same as Conor McGregor fighting in Dublin. But, the Englishman had a much harder fight in fighting the number one contender at the time,...

Stephen Thompson Hoping For Late 2019 Return

It was a rough last outing for two-time UFC welterweight title challenger Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson last March. Thompson was knocked out in devastating fashion by ex-lightweight champion Anthony "Showtime" Pettis during their 170-pound bout in Nashville. Now, Thompson will take some much-needed time off following the knockout. Speaking to Eurobash...

Stephen Thompson Speaks On Sitting Out For UFC Greenville

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will be making its way to South Carolina, but a local favorite will not be competing on the card. Stephen Thompson was born in Simpsonville, South Carolina. While it would seem to be a no brainer to have him on the UFC Greenville card, some...

Stephen Thompson Targets Potential August UFC Return

Stephen Thompson doesn't plan to rush his return to the Octagon. Thompson was in action last month against Anthony Pettis. For the first time in his professional mixed martial arts career, Thompson was knocked out. "Wonderboy" would like to get back to business, but he wants to ensure his brain...

UFC Rankings Report: Dillashaw Removed, Thompson Plummets

The UFC rankings have been updated following UFC Nashville! Check out all the changes below! Pound for Pound: With T.J. Dillashaw suspended following a potential USADA violation, lots of movement has taken place in the P4P rankings. Valentina Shevchenko cracked the rankings at #15, Robert Whittaker made the biggest climb,...

Duke Roufus: Stephen Thompson KO Was Anthony Pettis ‘At His Best’

Anthony Pettis certainly turned a lot of heads this past weekend at UFC Nashville. The former 155-pound champion jumped up to welterweight and knocked out two-time title challenger Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson. This was "Showtime's" first fight at 170 pounds. He ended the night with a spectacular superman punch, bouncing off...

Stephen Thompson Details Memory Issues From KO Loss To Anthony Pettis

Anthony Pettis proved why he's called "Showtime" this past weekend (Sat. March 23, 2019) in Nashville. The former lightweight champion defeated two-time welterweight title challenger Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson with a spectacular second round knockout. Pettis used the momentum of the Octagon to bounce off and deliver a perfectly placed superman...