Stephen Thompson Record, Net Worth, Weight, Age & More!
Who is Stephen Thompson?
Stephen Thompson was born on February 11, 1983. Stephen is an American mixed martial artist fighting in the UFC. Stephen Thompson currently fights in the Welterweight division for the Ultimate Fighting Championship. As an former full-contact kickboxer, he amassed an undefeated record with 37 amateur and 20 professional kickboxing matches to his credit.
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Thompson has trained with UFC Welterweight and Middleweight Champion Georges St. Pierre. He currently trains with UFC Middleweight Chris Weidman. Although he is one of the most accomplished strikers to ever step into the Octagon, Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson has built a reputation as one of the nicest fighters on the UFC roster.
Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson is currently ranked as the #4 welterweight in the UFC.
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How Old is Stephen Thompson?
Stephen Thompson was born on February 11, 1983. He is currently 38 years old.
Stephen Thompson Family
Stephen Thompson is managed and coached by his father Ray Thompson. Stephen Thompson's sister is married to Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt Carlos Machado. Stephen's brother is married to the sister of training partner and former champion UFC champion Chris Weidman's sister.
How Much is Stephen Thompson Worth?
Stephen Thompson is said to have a net worth of approximately 3 million dollars. Through his 14 bout in the UFC welterweight division, it is estimated that he has earned over 1.6 million dollars.
How Tall is Stephen Thompson?
Stephen Thompson is 6 feet tall.
How Much Does Stephen Thompson Weigh?
Stephen Thompson fights at in the welterweight division of the UFC which is 170lbs.
Stephen Thompson Fight List
As a kickboxer, Stephen Thompson was ranked as the #1 fighter in Chuck Norris' World Combat League in 2006.
Thompson famously fought kickboxer Raymond Daniels in a highly anticipated match. Though Stephen Thompson would ultimately lose the fight by TKO due to a knee injury, the fight would ultimately be ruled a no contest.
Stephen Thompson made his debut against Dan Stittgen (a replacement for his original opponent Justin Edwards) at UFC 143 in February of 2012. Stephen Thompson won the fight via KO in round one after landing a devastating head kick. For his performance, he was awarded a Knockout of the Night bonus.
A few months later at UFC 145, Stephen Thompson would meet veteran Matt Brown and lose a unanimous decision.
Stephen Thompson was set to fight at UFC 154 in November of 2012, against Besam Yousef. Unfortunately, he was forced out fo the bout with a knee injury.
Stephen Thompson's next fight would be at UFC 160 against Nah Shon Burrell who replaced an injured Amir Sadollah who was Thompson's original opponent. Thompson defeated Burrell by unanimous decision.
He would next face Chris Clements at UFC 165. Stephen Thompson would secure victory via knockout in the second round of this fight in September of 2013.
Stephen Thompson would next face Robert Whittaker at UFC 170. The fight, in February of 2014, would end with a first-round TKO via Stephen Thompson. He would earn his first of four Performance of the Night bonus awards from this fight.
At UFC 178, in September of 2014, he would face veteran Canadian mixed martial artist Patrick Côté. Thompson would again be victorious via unanimous decision.
Stephen Thompson would next be scheduled for a headline match against Brandon Thatch at UFC Fight Night 60. Due to a rib injury, Thompson was forced to pull out of the fight and would be replaced by former lightweight champion Benson Henderson.
Stephen Thompson's next fight would be against another UFC veteran in Jake Ellenber in July of 2015 at the The Ultimate Fighter 21 Finale production. Stephen Thompson would win the fight via KO in the first round and earn another Performance of the Night bonus for his work.
Initially set to fight Neil Magny in January of 2016, injuries and bout movement led to him fighting in February instead at UFC Fight Night 82 versus against high-level wrestler Johny Hendricks. Stephen Thompson would be victorious in the first round via TKO. This bout and victory would also secure his third Performance of the Night bonus.
His next fight would be against the ultra-tough Rory MacDonald at UFC Fight Night 89 in June of 2016. Thompson was again able to secure a unanimous decision in the fight. This fight would set up a title fight with reigning champion Tyron Woodley.
At UFC 205, Stephen Thompson took on Tyron Woodley and ended the fight with a majority draw. Because of this decision, Woodley remained the champion, but each fighter would win Fight of the Night bonus awards. This would set up a rematch in the spring of 2017.
At the main event of UFC 209, Thompson met Woodley again and would lose by majority decision.
Stephen Thompson would next take on Jorge Masvidal at UFC 217. This would earn him another victory via unanimous decision.
At UFC Fight Night 130, Stephen Thompson would meet Darren Till. Till struggled with the weight limit and would ultimately forfeit 30% of his fight purse to Stephen Thompson. Thompson would go on to lose the bout via unanimous decision. Looking at other media outlets who weighed in on the match, the vast majority felt that Stephen Thompson had won the match.
In March of 2019, Stephen Thompson would take on former champion Anthony Pettis at UFC on ESPN+ 6. Thompson would be stopped in the second round via knockout, which made it the first time that Thompson had ever been stopped in his illustrious kickboxing or MMA career.
Stephen Thompson took on Vicente Luque in November of 2018 at UFC 244. He defeated his opponent via unanimous decision. Stephen Thompson also earned another Fight of the Night award.
In December of 2020, Stephen Thompson met Geoff Neal in the headlining match of UFC Fight Night 183. Thompson would secure another victory via unanimous decision. He would also earn another Performance of the Night nod and bonus award.
Stephen Thompson is expected to face Gilbert Burns at UFC 264 in July of 2021. Burns is the former Welterweight Championship challenger.
Stephen Thompson's Best Fight of All Time
Stephen Thompson's best fight was arguably his first fight against champion Tyron Woodley in which both fighters fought to a majority draw and set up a rematch later.
Who Did Stephen Thompson Lose to?
Stephen Thompson would lose to Matt Brown via unanimous decision. He would also lose a decision in his rematch with Tyron Woodley. Stephen Thompson's only stoppage loss would be against former champion Anthony Pettis who would KO Thompson. Thompson has also lost a decision victory against Darren Till.
Stephen Thompson's Record
After amassing an incredible undefeated streak as a kickboxer, Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson holds a 16-4-1 record in MMA.
Stephen Thompson Injuries
Over his career, Stephen Thompson has dealt with a knee injury as well as a rib injury.
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