486 Search Results for stephen thompson

Nov 27, 2016 11:57 am

EXCLUSIVE | Stephen Thompson: “Ronda Rousey has a Monster on her hands!”

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey (12-1 MMA) will return to action next month in Las Vegas when she challenges current UFC 135-pound women’s champion Amanda Nunes for the title in the main event of UFC 207. Rousey was last seen in action at UFC 193 in November of 2015 against Holly Holm. “The...

Nov 26, 2016 2:32 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Stephen Thompson draws parallels between he & Conor McGregor’s styles

Top ranked welterweight Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson is undoubtably one of the best strikers in the UFC. In addition to an impressive professional MMA record that has seen him KO/TKO numerous opponents with highlight reel strikes, including his wheel kick knockout of Jake Ellenberger, Thompson boasts a stunning 57-0 professional kickboxing record that saw him win...


Nov 26, 2016 8:29 am

EXCLUSIVE | Stephen Thompson reflects on fight with Tyron Woodley

Earlier this month, top ranked welterweight contender Stephen Thompson stepped into the Octagon with welterweight champion Tyron Woodley in the co-main event of UFC 205 for a highly anticipated showdown. The fight was an extremely close one, with many scoring the fight three rounds to two in Thompson’s favor, but giving Woodley a 10-8 round...

Nov 25, 2016 9:10 am

Stephen Thompson cautions Conor McGregor on moving to 170

Throughout the course of fight week leading up to UFC 205, where Conor McGregor was slated to fight Eddie Alvarez for the UFC lightweight championship, McGregor was involved in several backstage altercations with UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley. The first incident, which set the stage for the rest of the pair’s run-ins throughout the week...

Nov 25, 2016 8:43 am

Demian Maia talks Anderson Silva rematch, Stephen Thompson vs. Tyron Woodley ii

While top ranked welterweight Demian Maia currently boasts one of the most impressive win streaks in the UFC’s welterweight division, winning six straight fights over the course of the past two years, and most recently picking up a first round submission win over former interim welterweight champion Carlos Condit. While many believed that Maia was...

Nov 24, 2016 8:28 am

EXCLUSIVE | Stephen Thompson confirms a rematch with Tyron Woodley is in the works

Earlier this month at UFC 205, top ranked welterweight contender Stephen Thompson stepped into the Octagon in the co-main event of the card with welterweight champion Tyron Woodley for a highly anticipated showdown. The fight was an extremely back and forth one, with Woodley coming out strong in the first round and securing a takedown,...

Nov 22, 2016 11:56 am

Stephen Thompson explains major key to winning rematch with Tyron Woodley

In the co-main event of UFC 205 earlier this month, UFC welterweight champ Tyron Woodley, and top ranked welterweight contender Stephen Thompson squared off in a highly anticipated welterweight showdown. The fight was extremely back and forth, and ultimately resulted in Woodley retaining the welterweight championship after the fight was scored a majority draw. Following...

Nov 21, 2016 9:13 am

Stephen Thompson on Possible Woodley Rematch: We Have to Settle This

One of the most memorable moments of UFC 205 was the co-main event, which saw welterweight champion Tyron Woodley and surging challenger Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson pummel one another to a majority draw. With this result, Woodley retained his title – though the identity of the world’s best welterweight is somewhat murky as a result. The draw,...

Nov 20, 2016 5:58 pm

VIDEO | Emotional Stephen Thompson receives the key to his city

Stephen Thompson is coming off a thrilling five-round war with UFC welterweight champ Tyron Woodley, in a title fight which served as the co-main event of UFC 205 in New York earlier this month. After 25-minutes of back and forth action, the welterweight title fight between Thompson and Woodley was ruled a majority draw by...

Nov 14, 2016 12:10 pm

Tyron Woodley Recounts Mid-Fight Conversation With Stephen Thompson

In the wake of UFC 205, streaking lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov revealed that he exchanged some words with Michael Johnson during their exciting undercard battle. “Yeah, I little bit talked with him,” the lightweight contender explained. “I told him ‘hey, I have to fight for the title, you know this.’ I told him, ‘I don’t want...

Nov 13, 2016 7:24 am

VIDEO | Dana White confirms that Tyron Woodley will rematch Stephen Thompson next

UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley left Madison Square Garden with his title following an epic five-round war with Stephen Thompson in the evenings co-main event. “The Chosen One” and “Wonderboy” battled to a majority draw, this after two judges scored the fight 47-47 and one judge scored the contest in favor of T-Wood 48-47. The...

Nov 12, 2016 10:28 pm

MMA community reacts to controversial Tyron Woodley vs. Stephen Thompson fight

In the co-main event of UFC 205, UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley stepped into the Octagon in hopes of defending his welterweight title for the first time. Woodley was quick to take Stephen Thompson down in the first round, landing some ground & pound to bloody up Wonderboy’s face. Thompson went on to pick Woodley...

Nov 12, 2016 10:03 pm

UFC 205 Results: Tyron Woodley and Stephen Thompson fight to a draw (highlights)

The welterweight title was on the line in the co-main event of tonight’s UFC 205 fight card in New York as champion Tyron Woodley (16-3-1) took on top contender Stephen Thompson (13-1-1). Round one begins and Thompson misses with a leg kick to start. He takes the center of the octagon. Woodley is circling trying...

Nov 9, 2016 11:12 am

Stephen Thompson prepared to go 5 rounds with Tyron Woodley

Saturday evening in New York, Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson will step into the Octagon with Tyron Woodley for a highly anticipated welterweight showdown in a fight which will serve as Woodley’s first title defense since winning the belt at UFC 201 earlier this year. Despite Woodley calling out Georges St-Pierre and Nick Diaz following his UFC...

Nov 6, 2016 11:30 am

EXCLUSIVE | Tyron Woodley plans on leaving Stephen Thompson KO’d stiff a UFC 205

Current UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley will attempt to make his first title defense at next month’s UFC 205 event in New York when he squares off with top contender Stephen Thompson. “Wonderboy” is a very unique fighter and his karate style has been able to frustrate many of his past opponents. “The Chosen One’...

Nov 3, 2016 10:57 am

EXCLUSIVE | Tyron Woodley’s bold prediction for Stephen Thompson fight

In just under two weeks, on November 12th, UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley will be stepping into the Octagon to fight Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson in the co-main event of UFC 205. The fight will serve as Woodley’s first title defense after he claimed the belt by knocking out Robbie Lawler in the main event of...

Nov 3, 2016 8:48 am

Stephen Thompson’s gameplan for Tyron Woodley: “Muhammad Ali him”

UFC welterweight #1 contender Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson is widely regarded as one of the best strikers in the UFC today. With a 13-1 professional MMA record that has seen ‘Wonderboy’ go 8-1 inside the Octagon, racking up numerous highlight reel knockout wins, in addition to a 20-0 professional kickboxing record that has seen him win...

Oct 30, 2016 3:27 pm

Exclusive | Tyron Woodley “If I was Stephen Thompson I would be embarrassed”

UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley will look to make his first title defense when he squares off with Stephen Thompson in the co-main event of UFC 205 this November 12 at Madison Square Garden. “The Chosen One” was a recent guest on BJPENN.com’s Rapid Fire segment with Chris Taylor where he discussed the heated rivalry...

Oct 30, 2016 8:39 am

VIDEO | Recount the Events That Led To Tyron Woodley vs. Stephen Thompson at UFC 205

In less than two weeks’ time, in the co-main event of UFC 205, Tyron Woodley will defend his UFC welterweight title against streaking karate expert Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson. Given the starkly differing styles possessed by the two men, and the fight-altering power they share, this is a difficult fight to predict. No matter the end result,...

Oct 23, 2016 11:55 am

Exclusive | Lorenz Larkin breaks down Tyron Woodley vs. Stephen Thompson

Since dropping down from the UFC’s 185-pound division to welterweight, Lorenz “The Monsoon” Larkin has been on quite the run. The feared welterweight striker has gone 4-1 since debuting at 170-pounds, with his lone loss in that time coming via a razor close split-decision to Albert Tumenov. Larkin’s most recent octagon appearance saw him dismantle...

Oct 22, 2016 8:38 am

Sage Northcutt mimicking Stephen Thompson in training for Tyron Woodley

In exactly three weeks, UFC welterweight champion Tyron ‘The Chosen One’ Woodley will step into the Octagon in the co-main event of UFC 205 for his first title defense. The fight, which is slated to be against dynamic striker Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson, is one that has fight fans split down the middle in regards to...

Oct 13, 2016 2:56 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Stephen Thompson weighs in on why fighting Conor McGregor is so difficult

The historic UFC 205 event takes place on November 12 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The monumental card will feature three UFC championship bouts. A women’s strawweight title fight will take place between two undefeated Polish fighters as champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk looks to defend her title for the fourth consecutive time against...

Oct 11, 2016 12:25 pm

Demain Maia predicts Tyron Woodley vs. Stephen Thompson

Welterweight contender and submission ace Demain Maia certainly has a vested interest in Tyron Woodley’s upcoming title defense against Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson. Riding a six-fight win streak, Maia very well may be next in line for a shot at the welterweight belt, but in the meantime, Maia offered his prediction on how Woodley’s UFC 205...