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Our own Shakiel “Shak” Mahjouri recently interviewed #7 Ranked UFC Lightweight fighter, Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson, after his recent performance headlining the UFC on ESPN+ 6 event against Anthony ‘Showtime’ Pettis, from Nashville, Tennessee, USA.

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Our own Shakiel “Shak” Mahjouri recently interviewed #7 Ranked UFC Lightweight fighter, Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson, after his recent performance headlining the UFC on ESPN+ 6 event against Anthony ‘Showtime’ Pettis, from Nashville, Tennessee, USA.

Stephen discusses a variety of topics with Shak after his disappointing loss at UFC Nashville, via his first stoppage, which occurred in the second round due to TKO back on March 23rd, 2019, bringing his record to 14-4-1; Thompson opens up about his recent loss. He also reacts to TMZ using a photo of him when announcing T.J. Dillashaw’s suspension, recovering from the Pettis fight. He shares with us when he would like to return and also ranks the UFC’s most heroic and villainous UFC fighters, with an unlikely name rising above the rest, and more...

Discussion Points:

  • 0:09 - Reacting to TMZ-Dillashaw flub
  • 2:10 - Reacting to fan-made compilation video
  • 4:37 - The source of Thompson’s strength
  • 6:40 - Where does Thompson sit in the title picture?
  • 9:44 - Importance of brain recovery
  • 10:55 - Ranking the Good and Evil in UFC
  • 17:10 - When will Thompson return to the Octagon?

Poll

Stephen Thompson beats Anthony Pettis in a rematch?

This poll is closed

  • 83%
    YES
    (367 votes)
  • 16%
    NO
    (70 votes)
437 votes total Vote Now

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