PREVIEW | Brown vs Thompson UFC 145
By Evan Stoumbelis
Most of you are probably aware that this Saturday Jon ‘Bones’ Jones will be defending his light-heavyweight title against former teammate and former light-heavyweight champion ‘Suga’ Rashad Evans. I for one am excited for this event, I traveled to Chicago to see ‘Mr. Wonderful’ Phil Davis face Rashad for the #1 contender spot, and I cant wait to see how this fight plays out.
One fight on the preliminary card that I cant wait to see, is Matt ‘The Immortal’ Brown vs Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson. Both fighters fought at UFC 143 where Stephen Thompson shocked audiences in his UFC debut when he knocked out Dan Stittgen in the first round with a roundhouse kick to the head. Dana White awarded Wonderboy with the Knockout of the night. Matt Brown also fought on the preliminary card against former TUF contestant Chris Cope. Brown won the fight by TKO in the second round. Both Thompson and Brown like the standup game, with Brown considering himself a ‘technical brawler’ and Thompson a highly skilled kick boxer, with an outstanding kickboxing record of 63-0.
The fight should be interesting, and I cant wait to see how it plays out, but what do you think Pennation? Who will emerge from the fight victorious?