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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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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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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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Watch: Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson’s Highlight Reel Ahead Of UFC Liverpool

Ahead of his eagerly anticipated welterweight clash with Darren Till this weekend, relive some of the finest moments of Wonderboy’s career. UFC Liverpool’s gift of a main-event offering pits two of the finest strikers on the UFC’s roster today together for the matchup that promises to showcase some serious technical ability. Darren Till burst onto the scene at last year’s …

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Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson Calls Out Rafael Dos Anjos, RDA Responds

Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson wasted absolutely no time in making his wish to fight the former lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos known, and now, RDA has responded. Last weekend’s UFC Winnipeg managed to deliver on many different levels for those in attendance and those watching at home but for the former 155lb kingpin Rafael dos Anjos, it amounted to a career-high he …

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