Archive: Stephen Thompson

Jan 30, 2015 4:39 pm

‘Wonderboy” forced out of UFC FIght Night 60 headliner with Brandon Thatch

The injury bug has struck again! This time it’s UFC welterweight Stephen Thompson who has been forced of his scheduled UFC Fight Night 60 headliner with Brandon Thatch. No details on “Wonderboy’s” injury have been released at this time. UFC Fight Night 60 takes place February 14 live from the 1STBANK Center in Broomfield, Colorado....

Nov 13, 2014 1:19 pm

Brandon Thatch vs. Stephen Thompson set for February UFC event in Colorado

A welterweight showdown between Brandon Thatch and Stephen Thompson will take place on February 14 at a yet to be named UFC Fight Night event in Broomfield, Colorado. UFC officials announced the booking earlier this afternoon. Brandon Thatch (11-1 MMA, 2-0 UFC) will be looking to extend his current win streak to eleven when he...

Sep 27, 2014 6:05 pm

UFC 178 Results: Thompson Outstrikes Cote and Earns Decision Win

Stephen Thompson’s performance inside the octagon tonight was masterful. Thompson’s stance is heavily influenced by point-karate which means that his hands are often kept down and his lead leg is far ahead of his rear. Cote tried to take away the explosiveness of Thompson’s attack by concentrating his attack on the lead leg of Thompson....

Feb 22, 2014 11:09 pm

UFC 170 Bonus Report: Rousey, Thompson, MacDonald and Maia Get Extra $50,000

Fight of the Night: Demian Maia vs. Rory MacDonald Demian Maia surprised a lot of people with his performance in the opening round of his bout with Rory MacDonald. Some thought his dominant and controlling offense should have rewarded him a 10-8 round, which meant MacDonald would have to fight twice as strong in rounds...

Jan 11, 2014 10:18 am

‘UFC 170: Rousey vs. McMann’ Fight Card Set With 11 Bouts

The UFC 170 card, headlined by a truly Olympic match up between UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and Sarah McMann has now been finalized. UFC 170 takes place from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The event, which takes place live on pay-per-view, goes down on February 22nd with a female bantamweight...

Dec 18, 2013 2:36 pm

Two New Fights Added To UFC 170 Card

UFC 170 is getting two more fights added to its lineup. UFC officials announced today that welterweights Stephen Thompson and TUF winner Robery Whittaker will square off for our viewing pleasure, as well as surging bantamweights Raphael Assuncao and Francisco Rivera. UFC 170 will emanate out of the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Headlining the card will...

Dec 17, 2013 8:23 am

Weidman Coach: ‘We want to put a stamp on what Chris did the first time’

On December 28, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, NV. Chris Weidman will be staring across the octagon at Anderson Silva, a man he had defeated to obtain the Middleweight Championship and possibly the biggest upset ever in the sport of MMA. Silva, considered by many to be the greatest fighter of...

Feb 27, 2013 1:41 pm

Jeremy Stephens vs. Estevan Payan Official For UFC 160 | UFC News

  Former UFC lightweight Jeremy ‘Lil Heathen’ Stephens (20-9) has made the drop to featherweight following a three fight losing streak. Stephens will take on promotional newcomer, Estevan Payan (14-3) at UFC 160. Stephens is returning after a first round knockout loss to Yves Edwards back at UFC on FOX: Henderson vs. Diaz back in...

Jan 16, 2013 6:29 am

Dan Hardy vs. Matt Brown set for UFC on FOX 7 in San Jose | UFC News

UFC officials announced Tuesday that a welterweight clash between Dan Hardy (25-10 MMA, 6-4 UFC) and Matt Brown (16-11 MMA, 6-5 UFC) has been added to the UFC on FOX 7 card set for April 20th in San Jose. Hardy has won back-to-back fights, his latest being a decision win over Amir Sadollah at UFC...

Oct 26, 2012 7:06 am

Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson Off UFC 154 Card With Torn Meniscus | UFC NEWS

  Earlier this week Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson began a weekly blog for BJPenn.Com. Thompson was scheduled to face Besam Yousef at UFC 154 on November 17th in Montreal, Canada. The blog is designed to chronicle his training regiment, his thoughts on the hot button topics in mixed martial arts and to also show fans a...

Aug 29, 2012 6:13 am

Stephen Thompson vs. Besam Yousef set for UFC 154 in Montreal | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor A welterweight bout between Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson (6-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC) and Besam Yousef (6-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC) has been added to the UFC 154 card in Montreal. Thompson made an immediate impact in his UFC debut in February at UFC 143, when he knocked out Dan Stittgen in the opening bout of the...

Aug 13, 2012 6:28 pm

Listen To Recorded Debut Of BJPenn.com Radio

If you missed last night’s live debut of BJPenn.com Radio, fear not because you can listen to the entire two hour broadcast in its entirety via the link below. Hosts Bryan Levick and Mitch Ciccarelli successfully launched episode one with a stacked lineup of guests including Invicta FC President Shannon Knapp, UFC lightweight Michael Johnson...

Aug 12, 2012 8:41 am

Reminder: BJPENN.COM Radio Set To Debut Tonight With Star Studded Panel

Join Mitch Ciccarelli & Bryan Levick as they launch the debut of the official radio show of BJPenn.Com with four fantastic guests. Joining us at 6:40 pm EST will be Invicta FC President Shannon Knapp, 7pm will be TUF season 12 finalist Michael “The Menace” Johnson, and at 7:30pm UFC welterweight Stephon “Wonderboy” Thompson and...

Aug 8, 2012 9:19 am

BJPENN.COM RADIO SET TO DEBUT THIS SUNDAY WITH STAR STUDDED PANEL

Join Mitch Ciccarelli & Bryan Levick as they launch the debut of the official radio show of BJPenn.Com with four fantastic guests. Joining us at 6:40 pm EST will be Invicta FC President Shannon Knapp, 7pm will be TUF season 12 finalist Michael “The Menace” Johnson, and at 7:30pm UFC welterweight Stephon “Wonderboy” Thompson and...

Aug 8, 2012 7:49 am

The MMA Community Joins Together To Help A Young Child

One of my goals when writing about mixed martial arts is to accentuate the positive. When I interview a mixed martial artist I want to show the public who they are outside the cage as well as whom they are inside of it. There is already enough negative publicity surrounding the sport, there is no...

Apr 20, 2012 7:40 am

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...