Stephen
Thompson
11-1-0( W-L-D )
Current Rank: #9 Welterweight
Fight Night Bonuses: 2 Performance of the Night / 1 Knockout of the Night

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 7 fights.
Record: 11-1-0
Summary: Striking and conditioning

Fighter Info

Nickname: Wonderboy
From: Simpsonville, South Carolina USA
Fights Out Of: Simpsonville, South Carolina USA
Age: 32
Height: 6' 0" ( 182 cm )
Weight: 170 lb ( 77 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
593
50% Successful
299
Types of Successful Strikes
0
299
80% Standing
12%
239
35
25
Striking Defense
58
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
9
56% Successful
5
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
0
5
1
Takedown Defense
78
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay Awards
Win
Stephen Thompson
Jul 12, 2015
5
20
0
1
0
0
0
1
R1 KO/TKO
Performance of the Night
Win
Stephen Thompson
Sep 27, 2014
53
64
0
0
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Stephen Thompson
Feb 22, 2014
19
38
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Performance of the Night
Win
Stephen Thompson
Sep 21, 2013
17
23
0
2
0
0
0
3
R2 KO/TKO
Win
Stephen Thompson
May 25, 2013
65
56
2
0
0
0
1
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Loss
Stephen Thompson
Apr 21, 2012
36
67
5
0
1
0
5
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Stephen Thompson
Feb 4, 2012
8
22
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Knockout of the Night

Biography

TRAINING: We start our training day early with Strength & Conditioning from Coach Tim Mullany which starts approximately at 8am. At noon we either train wrestling with Coach Tom Lee or Karate with Prof. Ray Thompson (Mr. T), who is my dad, and this depends on what day of the week it is. In the evening about 8pm we train MMA.

When and why did you start training for fighting? When I was three years old. My father was a professional fighter and owned a Karate school. All the kids in our family started training at age three.

What ranks and titles have you held? Five-time world champion kickboxer, black belt in kempo karate, black belt in Japanese Jiu-Jitsu, black belt in kickboxing, blue belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Do you have any heroes? None

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? I want to fight the best in the world and I want to be a champion, so being the in the UFC is a dream come true.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? No

What was your job before you started fighting? I've worked at my family's karate academy, doing everything from cleaning bathrooms to what I do now as the head kids’ instructor.

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? 37-0, 16 amateur kickboxing titles:
1.    1999 ISKA Georgia State Middleweight Amateur Champion
2.    2000 ISKA Southeast Middleweight Amateur Champion
3.    2000 IKF East Coast Middleweight Amateur Champion
4.    2000 PKC National Light Middleweight Amateur Champion
5.    2000 IKF National Middleweight Amateur Champion
6.    2000 USAKBF North American Middleweight Amateur Champion
7.    2001 IKF National Light Heavyweight Amateur Champion
8.    2001 PKC National Light Heavyweight Amateur Champion
9.    2001 USAKBF World Light Heavyweight Amateur Champion
10.    2001 WPKA World Light Heavyweight Amateur Champion
11.    2002 IKF National Light Heavyweight Amateur Champion
12.    2002 IKF North American Light Cruiserweight Amateur Champion
13.    2003 U.S. National Martial Arts Team World Cup Light Heavyweight Champion
14.    2003 KICK North American Cruiserweight Champion
15.    2003 I.A.K.S.A. World Champion
16.    2003 IKF FCR Amateur Light Cruiserweight World Champion

Specific accomplishments in pro competition? Undefeated - competed in the Chuck Norris World Combat League

Favorite grappling technique:
RNC

Favorite Striking technique: Spinning Backfist

•    MMA Pro since 2010

•    Three wins by KO, one by submission

•    Win over Stittgen was UFC 143’s Knockout of the Night

•    A combined 57-0 kickboxing record, which includes over 40 KOs

•    Brother-in-law is Carlos Machado

•    Has trained with Georges St-Pierre, Rashad Evans, Nate Marquardt, and Keith Jardine

Career

Key Opponents

Dan Stittgen
Dan Stittgen
7-3-0
( W-L-D )

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