Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson Says Match Against Kevin Holland Will Be Fun To Watch | TMZ Sports

Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson Says Match Against Kevin Holland Will Be Fun To Watch | TMZ Sports

It feels like like as far as striking Goes that this is going to be a very High level striking battle doesn't it I I I can't agree more with you my friend I think so too you know my last two guys And even even Uh Kevin his last opponent Was a heavy Grappler but you know I know Going into this fight that he's not the Type of guy that's going to just try to Take you down and hold you down right It's going to be a fight where the fans Are going to want to see it you know They're going to be excited about it UFC Is going to be excited about it and uh To be able to go out there and showcase Our skill set to 100 I think it's going To make a fun fight for sure yeah is That is that more fun for you most even As you prepare knowing that you're not You know I I get the grappling and you Know I get all that but you can go out And do what you do it in this fight yeah Which didn't make sense because that First UFC was trying to get me to go Against another grapple I'm like What are y'all doing nobody wants to see That fight nobody wants to see it like Give me a striker thank goodness Kevin Took the fight we're mainly even I think This is his first Main Event fight uh I I I do believe but um man what better Guy he's he's charismatic he's he's Exciting he likes to talk to you while You're out there fighting which is going

To be cool so depending on it's going to Be funny to kind of see what kind of Conversation we're going to have you Know I I talked to him before and I was Like I was like Steven's just the nicest Guy I'm like are you like gonna have Trouble trying to hit him and he's like I think he said he said Steve you're the Nicest guy but on a Nike hour something Fun like that but I love it it was funny Um did I think you might have just Answered it Stephen but as as you're Sitting there you're a top ranked guy Obviously Kevin has gone back and forth Between divisions so he has not ranked In any one division right now was was That something you grappled pardon the Pun is that something you grappled with When deciding to take the fight Um obviously knowing that you still want To be champion Yeah I mean not not really because you Know he has beat some of the best guys In the 185 division he's doing work in The 170 Vision like people he's got a Name behind him even though he's not Ranked yet in the Welsh weight division He will be very soon so everybody knows Who he is he's a big name he's a good Name and I think it's a great fight to Come back and get a w off of it and and Keep moving forward How do you view the division it's so

Competitive it's so deep Um how do you see it right now I know It's up in the air a little bit Obviously with with sort of the top Being switched with Leon and Camaro how Do you view where the division is and Where you specifically are right now it Is status I think it's one of the Toughest divisions in the UFC and I Wouldn't have it any other way I don't Want an easy division give you the Hardest one just because I can say I was In the literally at the time the hardest Division in the UFC period this most Stacked division the the biggest Wrestlers and heavy wrestlers Division I Think it's awesome I think it's a you Know there's a slew of murders row above Me and it's funny because Jeff Neal I Beat him two years ago and he's ranked Above me right now right so same thing With Vicente Luca I beat him then he was Ranked above me for a while Um so it's funny man it's funny to see Things change to be in the game long Enough Um to see it evolve you know what I mean Yeah I remember that Neil fight and how People were talking about how dangerous He was and you were just incredible in That fight dominant dominant Um yeah what do you you know speaking of The Luke fight you don't lose you know Your gosh you're one of the best in the

World period how do you how do you Mentally handle you know hey I'm coming Off two losses and obviously looking to Get back uh on the right side of things On Saturday to be honest with you I Don't think about it one bit I mean a Loss is a loss I went as a win it's in The past and all I can do is move Forward so I don't let it bother me man I really don't think of it to be honest With you I don't think about it I gotta I got a job I gotta do this Saturday and That's what I'm gonna go out there and Do I'm gonna go out there and do my do My thing you know yeah um so I don't Look at the past I keep moving forward And focus on it I hope you say a long time to this Question uh because I mean you still Look great out there 39 how much longer Do you want to do this you hear a lot of Guys say 40 I'm done when is the done Time for uh Wonder Boy I feel great I Mean my last yes I lost my last two but I didn't take any damage they just held Me down right I feel like I can keep Going literally at this point training Camp has been good spend a lot of time On physical therapy making sure my Body's right I don't take a ton of Damage so no Um I'm not saying I want this fight but I'm Just being period since since my you

Know I've been in the game I haven't Taken enough time and knocked out one Time Yeah so I mean I'll do this as long as My body will let me or when my dad my Coach says I'm done Oh your dad is awesome by the way I love Your day thank you man thank you he is The best he's awesome Um let me get you an acting question First because uh Before I Let You Go I Should say cobra Kai you know you had The Cameo yeah big time show what are we Thinking more acting in the future Something you'd like to continue doing What's the deal I would love to do some more acting man I mean I did very little during the Cobra Kai like I said I was uh I had a Big fight scene uh scheduled for us Supposed to be one of the main bad guys But you know the Uh the fight was scheduled during the Week I was there for the law so I wasn't Able to do it so they were going to go Keep you in Cameo but we'll we'll maybe Get you in season six so I would love to Do some more acting if it's available 100 percent

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