Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson earned his nickname as an MMA prodigy who became a fighter because his dad loved Elvis and went 62-0 before signing for UFC. Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson was a mixed martial arts phenomenon before his UFC career began. In amateur kickboxing, Thompson was 37-0.Jul 9, 2021
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Gilbert Burns put on a grappling showcase to slow down the striking game of Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson in order to win a unanimous decision in the UFC 264 co-main event.Jul 11, 2021
He’s earned a purple belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and a first-degree black belt in Tetsu Shin Ryu Ju-Jitsu (Japanese ju-jitsu), but he’s probably most proud of how much his wrestling has improved.Nov 10, 2016
Red Dela Cruz was born on 9 October 1992 (age 28 years) in Marikina, Philippines. She is of Spanish and Filipino descent. They met in the Philippines in 2016 when Stephen came over for the UFC Asia tour. Red was assigned to be Stephen’s companion for the duration of the tour and the two seemed …
Not many MMA fighters have the nickname ‘Wonderboy,’ but it encapsulates the kickboxer’s personality quite well. Stephen Thompson is one of the most efficient strikers in the UFC, and therefore, one of the most entertaining MMA fighters to watch.Jun 25, 2021
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Stephen Thompson facts Birth Place Simpsonville, South Carolina Last Fight Earnings $320,000 Age 38 Date of Birth February 11, 1983 Education Hillcrest High School Jul 5, 2021
Thompson has one of the most traditional martial arts-influenced stances in the entire sport. While he primarily works from Southpaw, Thompson will commonly switch into Orthodox. There are pros and cons to standing so wide and side-on.Dec 17, 2020
When Stephen Thompson was brutally knocked out with a superman punch by Anthony Pettis. Stephen Thompson has only been finished once in his 21-fight professional MMA career. However, in the closing moments of the second round, Pettis was able to capitalize on a missed strike from Thompson to mercilessly knock him out.Apr 23, 2021
Thompson was born on February 11, 1983, in Simpsonville, South Carolina. Thompson started competing in kickboxing and karate at the age of 15. He holds black belt ranks in Tetsushin-ryū Kempo, American Kickboxing and Jujutsu. He studies Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Carlos Machado who is also his brother-in-law.
February 5th, 2010 THE BEGINNING OF On February 5th, 2010, in Greenville, South Carolina, Stephen Thompson made his Pro MMA debut. The debut was on veteran ISCF (International Sport Combat Federation – Sister organization of the IKF for MMA) promoter Brett Moses fight card, “Fight Party”.
Stephen Thompson Date ↑ ↓ Rank 01/01/2020 4 #8 Welterweight 10/01/2019 3 #12 Welterweight 07/01/2019 #9 Welterweight 04/01/2019 4 #9 Welterweight
Stephen Thompson and his unique stance While Wonderboy is an orthodox fighter, his stance isn’t commonly used by others in MMA. It is a low stance with the hands lowered down. However, Thompson has exceptional head movement and quick feet that allow him to stay on top of his game.Dec 19, 2020
16-5-1 Stephen Thompson Record: 16-5-1.