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He is a former full-contact kickboxer and was undefeated through 37 amateur and 20 professional kickboxing matches. He has trained with former UFC Welterweight Georges St-Pierreand currently trains with his brother-in-law, former UFC Middleweigh…

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"This will be our third UFC fight card together," Fitzgerald said.

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Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson holds up clenched fists, staring down his opponents in the posters that line the front wall at his family's South Carolina karate gym, promoting fights in New York, Las Vegas and Ottawa. Our after-school program provides your child with challenging activities that encourage and develops confidence, teamwork, and skill building sets. Brendan Fitzgerald and UFC legend Michael Bisping will be providing commentary during the fight if you're watching on TV or streaming. 10, against Rob Font, No. This weekend would have marked the opportunity to add a Thompson poster from a Greenville fight to that wall, but an injury has put that dream on hold for now. Rob Font (12), 135 pounds, Bryan Barberena vs. Randy Brown, 170 pounds, Andrea Lee (10) vs. Montana De La Rosa (11), 125 pounds, Kevin Holland vs. Alessio Di Chirico, 185 pounds, Allen Crowder vs. Jairzinho Rozenstruik, 265 pounds, Ariane Lipski vs. Molly McCann, 125 pounds, Andre Ewell vs. Anderson Dos Santos, 145 pounds, Your California Privacy Rights/Privacy Policy. UFC's branded "Fight Night" cards aren't on Pay-Per-View, so they're inevitably going to have fewer big names fighting in the event. 12, at 135 pounds. View the full fight card below. "For as much as that probably stung, he never gets too down on himself. They're the nicest kids I've ever come across covering sports.".

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One silver lining from his absence from the ring though will be that he will be able to spend more time interacting with fans at the event, where he will do interviews and make appearances, Ray Thompson said. It really is disappointing," Thompson said.

Thompson, who said he is feeling better now, was knocked out during a bout in Nashville in March and wasn't able to recover from that head injury and get back in fighting shape in time for Saturday's UFC Fight Night at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville. 6 hours ago.