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Michael Bisping Believes Darren Till Will Return To Form

Michael Bisping has stressed his belief that his fellow Englishman Darren Till will be able to overcome this recent rough patch and regain his form. Till truly was one of the most electric rising forces in the game throughout 2018, a recognizable face that was drawing in some serious crowds on the English scene – making him the perfect injection …

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Wonderboy Angling Towards August Return, Wary Of Head Trauma

Stephen Thompson spoke in a recent interview in which he revealed his timeline for his eventual return to the UFC octagon. It really did seem as though things were going Thompson’s way during his UFC Philadephia’s headlining matchup against the former lightweight champion Anthony Pettis. For all the complaints that existed in recent years about his methodical approach and the …

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Examining The Options For Anthony Pettis’ Next Matchup

Anthony Pettis picked up his biggest win in years last night, blasting through top welterweight contender Stephen Thompson in the UFC Nashville main-event. Showtime managed to well and truly live up to his billing last night with one of the most unlikely KO’s of the year so far. The superman-punch has rarely been so effective in the UFC and for …

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Stephen Thompson’s Statement On KO: “It Was So Ninja!”

Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson has released a statement following his stunning KO defeat at the hands of Anthony Pettis at UFC Nashville. It really was one of those moments that left the MMA world in pure silence. Well all know exactly how lethal the former lightweight champion Pettis can be on his day, but in a fight at welterweight against the …

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Watch: Anthony Pettis KO’s Wonderboy Stiff With Incredible Superman Punch

Anthony ‘Showtime’ Pettis pulled off one of the most ridiculous knockouts of the era on perhaps its most clinical striker, Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson. For all the dynamism, creativity and sheer unpredictability this fight had on paper going in, I doubt anyone could have ever predicted a finish like this. The superman punch, the Showtime punch, the Showtime superman hook, whatever …

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Stephen Thompson Looks To Daniel Cormier For Late-Career Inspiration

UFC Nashville headliner Stephen Thompson is using the reigning UFC heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier as inspiration as his own career enters it late stages. In many ways, it’s hard to believe that the former two-time welterweight title-challenger is 36-years-old. Entering the sport just before his 27th birthday, the majority of Thompson’s earlier years were spent establishing himself as a kickboxer. …

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Anthony Pettis Explains Decision To Fight Stephen Thompson At 170lbs

Anthony Pettis has broken down exactly why he felt compelled to test the waters at 170lbs by taking on Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson at UFC Nashville. The former lightweight champion and interim-featherweight title-challenger’s decision to take a fight at welterweight was one that was met with quite a confused response from the MMA world. Thompson, like ‘Showtime’, possesses one of the most …

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Anthony Pettis Calls Out Stephen Thompson For 170lb Showdown

The former UFC lightweight champion of the world has called for a welterweight showdown with the karate master Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson. Pettis may have fought as low as 145lb in the past but even still, this fight would be incredible. Not seen since his instant classic showdown against Tony Ferguson at UFC 229, Pettis has seemingly managed to recapture some …

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Stephen Thompson Vs. Robbie Lawler Targeted For ESPN Debut

Two of the finest welterweights in the modern era of the UFC are expected to clash for the promotion’s first showcase on ESPN. According to MMAJunkie, a fight between Stephen Thompson and Robbie Lawler is being lined up for the UFC’s first event under their new broadcasting deal with ESPN. January 18 is reportedly the date in mind and if it …

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Darren Till: Side-Kicks To The Knee Should Not Be Banned

Darren Till has responded to his UFC Liverpool opponent Stephen Thompson’s thoughts on the controversial practice of throwing sidekicks to the knee. Thompson found himself in the headlines shortly after his welterweight title-eliminator against the Liverpudlian due to comments he made about the tactics employed by the man who ended up defeating him on the judge’s scorecards. After tearing his …

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