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 the judges scoring the contest.
Woodley and Thompson earned “Fight of the night” honors for their epic five-round battle at Madison Square Garden and UFC president Dana White has stated that a rematch between the two is already in the works.
Following his amazing performance at UFC 205, “Wonderboy” was greeted with a heroes welcome back home and given the key to his city.
Watch Thompson receive the honor below.
An emotional Stephen Thompson receives the key to his city. "I wasn't gonna let my students, friends and family see me give up" What a guy. pic.twitter.com/uexWzRUEHK
— MMA GIFS (@mma_gifs_) November 21, 2016
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