Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson honed his karate skills into high-level MMA ability by being Chris Weidman’s sparring partner, and he put those skills to use by knocking off welterweight contenders left and right. Unfortunately, when it came time to dethrone Tyron Woodley, Wonderboy took a beating, delivered a beating, and wound up getting a draw.
That’s okay though, ’cause Woodley and Thompson are going to do it again at UFC 209. Can Wonderboy beat him? Wonderboy can beat the best, so yes, yes he can. In fact, here’s a reminder of what Thompson is capable of: