UFC 209 Post-Fight Press Conference: Stephen Thompson

  • Опубликовано: 5 мар 2017
  • At the UFC 209 post-fight press conference, Stephen Thompson discusses his performance Saturday night.
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Комментарии • 276

  • devilrobrob
    devilrobrob 4 месяца назад

    Astral travelin

  • Joe Mamma
    Joe Mamma Год назад

    Wonderboy needs to hang it up.

  • Will Barnwell
    Will Barnwell Год назад

    Winner of Maia vs Masvidal at 211 should fight Woodley next.

  • Will Barnwell
    Will Barnwell Год назад

    Winner of Maia vs Masvidal at 211 should fight Woodley next.

  • TheFucker669
    TheFucker669 Год назад

    Wonderboy vs Woodley 3 The cure for Insomnia.

  • Nate J
    Nate J Год назад

    what is happening to ufc these days. lately just boring ass fights. Woodley please stop callin yourself the greatest welterweight ever ! I dont even care about who won this cause no one did win it, especially the people who bought it.

  • Matthew Richardson
    Matthew Richardson Год назад +1

    Thompson won three rounds. We all lost $50-60 pay-per-view. That said Vannata v Teymur was one of the best fights I've seen in my life.

  • Nth Bar-Fields
    Nth Bar-Fields Год назад

    I wanted Woodley to win, but I have to say it looks like Thompson actually won, despite Woodley doing more damage. I disagree that they are afraid to finish each other. I think they are keenly aware they can be finished by the other. I will say one thing though, while I admire both fighters, I'm not interested in seeing them fight a third time. The first fight was great (which I thought Woodley won) and was probably where this chronology should have stopped.

  • nico young
    nico young Год назад

    All in all, Thompson won 3 rounds and Tryon won 2.

  • The Champ Is Here
    The Champ Is Here Год назад

    When Woodley had Wonderboy up against the fence and trapping that arm that's actually Is a move that is effective and should be one of Woodley's tools in the future.... Because if you watch khabibi's fights he likes to trap that arm up against the fence the same way.. I don't think Woodley realize that he had one of the best positions AND completely dominated that position... specially trapping the leg if Woodley would've just exploded at that moment dropping BOMBS 👊🏻😴the fight would've been stopped..

  • NeuralQwaruch
    NeuralQwaruch Год назад +1

    Why do black fighters always make cuts to their opponent face? Is it a trick to make blood spray and the opponent to look like he has suffered a Mortal Kombat fatality , so that the judges favors Sub-Zero...?

  • John
    John Год назад

    Question at 6:08 was a great question. never really thought about that before.

  • Notorious
    Notorious Год назад

    We all know Wonderboy won that fight, and Woodley didnt nothing for 20 mins.

  • Muslim Lover of Peace
    Muslim Lover of Peace Год назад

    i thought wonderboy lost but not by much. i love wonderboy and wonderbread too (wheat)

  • James Campfield
    James Campfield Год назад

    Wonderboy won.

  • Andy Lee
    Andy Lee Год назад +1

    Wonder boy please learn to be more aggressive when fighting,hate your aponents from your toes all the way up. You will be much more effective

  • Genjuro77
    Genjuro77 Год назад

    I think Wonderboy should have gotten the decision or another draw maybe, but that fight was seriously boring..almost nothing happened for 95% of the rounds, was a snoozefest. Woodley got lucky he caught Thompson in the last minute of the fight.

  • Caveman Way
    Caveman Way Год назад

    If you take the action of the fight in general the last round was easily a 10-8. all Wonderboy had was octagon control but guess who likes being o ntrhe fence... Woodley so it wasnt really control... Wonderboy did not get up instantly, he was down for over 2 minutes and in the 5th he got owned when Woodley couldve done that 5 seconds into the fight... Wonderboy did not land the better strikes he is delusional. The fact he think he won the first fight makes him highly delusional.

  • Kalvin Reese
    Kalvin Reese Год назад

    I don't care who won, this fight was boring af

  • Kool Cheeze
    Kool Cheeze Год назад

    Tyron Woodley just back up the whole fight what a boring fighter

  • Le Rob Show
    Le Rob Show Год назад +3

    Wonderboy vs Lawler next!
    The matchup make alot of sense

  • FlyguyRyRyProduction
    FlyguyRyRyProduction Год назад

    I hate when fighters say "my bad, shouldn't have left it to the judges" when their game plan showed no intent to finish. Clearly point fighting and did not try to find a finish, took no chances.

  • Immigrant Mentality Stiopic
    Immigrant Mentality Stiopic Год назад +1

    Wonderboy lost twice in a row to this ugly black dude.

  • dhalsim1
    dhalsim1 Год назад

    None of these boring shits deserved to win after circling around like that for 23mins.

  • Dwayne Hodder
    Dwayne Hodder Год назад +1

    I honestly don't think wonderboy won that fight he didn't do enough, don't leave it in the hands of the judges

  • bigdaddytizzle1
    bigdaddytizzle1 Год назад

    No-one would ever want to watch these two fight again what a joke! Neither deserved to win so it's not that much of a bad decision.

  • Anthony Collins
    Anthony Collins Год назад +2

    Anyone who says it was "boring" is clearly nothing more than a spectator. a true fan or practitioner knows it's not always throwing bombs. it's poetry in motion. a chess game, and I thought it was brillant.

  • Scott Gallagher
    Scott Gallagher Год назад +1

    Disappointing fight to watch but still thought wonderboy took it, without that last knock down at the end it was a clear win

  • Ilyavr
    Ilyavr Год назад

    that some BLM judging right there! Thompson clearly won 1,2 and 4.

  • joe smith
    joe smith Год назад +1

    Wonderboy....shut up you didn't want it enough!!!!!!!

  • joe smith
    joe smith Год назад +1

    terrible fight they both did nothing, Woodly is champ and you gotta take it from him, Wonderboy was scared and didn't take the chances necessary to win the title !! ya gotta go for the gold he didn't!!!

  • Ant Law
    Ant Law Год назад

    The sport is MMA not Point Karate ...

  • johanzo88
    johanzo88 Год назад +4

    This guy deserves that championship. Highly respectable, no excuses, doesnt complain, top dude, awesome fighter. 3-2 for Thompson.

  • Ryan Thomas
    Ryan Thomas Год назад

    Steven said he would pull the trigger
    Really sucks to be a Steven fan

  • TheProdigy-NL-
    TheProdigy-NL- Год назад +3

    Thompson won that fight ...

  • musanmusan99
    musanmusan99 Год назад

    wonderboy seems to need a brutal knock out, because he always thinks he is the winner

  • Lucky Luke
    Lucky Luke Год назад

    You competed as if you were sparring. And you munchkins wonder why Connor's makin all the money? Come on, rookies.......get in that octagon and own it, chumps

    • alemama24
      alemama24 Год назад

      Lucky Luke Connor's been finished and he built his momentum off quick left hand knockouts. He makes money off his mouth and "predictions". The hype gets him his pay day. Just because he won the last two doesn't mean he isn't nervous to be finished again.

  • 9tailsandstorm
    9tailsandstorm Год назад +4

    13:00 heart wrenching. Love this dudes humility. Can see the pain in his face. Class act.

  • Vince Surace
    Vince Surace Год назад +1

    Ahahaha....Wonderboy was out in the 5th man. Bye bye. Glad I don't have to hear this guy anymore for a while...

  • Unity Keith
    Unity Keith Год назад +1

    Hope they give Stephen a shot when Woodley loses that belt (soon lol)

  • Black Nitewolf
    Black Nitewolf Год назад

    Glad Chosen One beat Wonderboy but damn I like Wonderboy chain I got a cubin link cross chain cool.

  • Marcus J
    Marcus J Год назад

    Crap fight crap champion crap rematch. Everyone wanted to see khabib tony not this crap.

  • CyclonicDeath
    CyclonicDeath Год назад +3

    stephen wonderbore thompson. tyron the boring one woodley

  • GrotesqueHyydra
    GrotesqueHyydra Год назад

    Wonder Woman

  • Abram Anguaino
    Abram Anguaino Год назад

    ok i just lost respect when he sad he thought he won the fight come on man

    • eRa Dreiva
      eRa Dreiva Год назад +3

      Abram Anguaino he won 3 rounds lol

  • Boxer Dog
    Boxer Dog Год назад

    How can you not love Stephen Thompson? He will be back, and he has many more Wins in his future.

  • Guido B
    Guido B Год назад +1

    Wonderboy won, but it was the most boring fight i've ever seen

  • m'yootoob celery
    m'yootoob celery Год назад +1

    the only reason wonderboy even won 2 rounds is because of white privlege.

    • Dustin
      Dustin Год назад +4

      no just no

  • Jason Beal
    Jason Beal Год назад

    Win, lose, or draw Stephen is a stand up sincere guy!!

  • In-Vision
    In-Vision Год назад +2

    Wonderboy is a very very good fighter. he lost to Woodley 2 times. Woodley has the gameplan to beat him and he executed it 2 times. He waits, he's a wrestler. he's stronger, he's more explosive, and he played to his strenghts. We all knew It was going to be a boring fight. I didn't pay for it, but I watched the dance

  • In-Vision
    In-Vision Год назад

    Wonderboy won the bottom slot on the judges scorecards. Repeatedly fighters don't do enough and then say, "I thought i did enough to win the fight." Well if you think you did, then you lack truth in the position you are portraying. One should say. " I KNOW THAT I WON THE FIGHT!" Learn how to listen to a man's speech. Wonderboy is a great and humble guy. I like him, but don't defend his ego talking.

  • Rich Russini
    Rich Russini Год назад


  • Michael Ridsdale
    Michael Ridsdale Год назад +1

    How do people say he won when he literally did nothing the entire time? He didn't go for a takedown or even try to go for a finish. He didn't do enough to take the belt off the champ.

  • W Wright
    W Wright Год назад +1

    I thought Wonderboy was supposed to be exciting to watch...

  • Ben Thompson
    Ben Thompson Год назад +1

    He's such a nice guy as well as a great fighter👍🏻 should've won I thought!

  • Mark Soares
    Mark Soares Год назад

    "These two bozo's danced around the ring for 5 rounds and fought the last 40 seconds of the last round." Dana White probably.

  • Meat Dragon
    Meat Dragon Год назад +1

    Wonderboy should fight Lawler and pray Maia beats Woodley.

  • Torence Jones
    Torence Jones Год назад

    If you think wonder boy got screwed you are biased.
    That fight was a draw again, but whoever won that fight I would be cool with. Not a robbery at all, you have to beat the champ.
    But through 10 rounds I think wood is just a better fighter with bigger tools by a super slight margin.

  • Alex Blandon
    Alex Blandon Год назад

    Wonderboy 170 Champ.

  • FM Engineer
    FM Engineer Год назад

    Wonderboy won, Woodley didn't do anything until the last 45 seconds.

  • Parthanon
    Parthanon Год назад

    Wonderbread needs to learn more BJJ.

    • Jordan Hoyt
      Jordan Hoyt Год назад

      Dysekeru how would that have changed anything in this fight

  • Jimmy Durmody
    Jimmy Durmody Год назад +1

    Woodly is very UNCONVINCING champion, walking around scared 4 rounds, he didnt even touch him in first round, what was that? He needs his coach to tell him to actually fight, what terrible "champ".

  • ergo1025
    ergo1025 Год назад

    This fight sucked. Wonderboy did nothing memorable in this fight. I wanted him to win but he didn't show for this fight.

  • KMA645
    KMA645 Год назад +1

    There's no way in hell, Tyron "the whinny one", won that fight

  • Genaro Flores
    Genaro Flores Год назад

    A masterclass in fighting 'to not lose'

  • Hemo Lith
    Hemo Lith Год назад +3

    "And that's STILL MY WONDERBOY!"
    - Wonderboy's dad

  • jason humphrey
    jason humphrey Год назад

    Dana got 100 birthday wishes in one night with hunt getting knocked the f out. congratulations uncle dana

  • jason humphrey
    jason humphrey Год назад

    Damien is going to strangle tyyyy Rome. only good thing about wonder boy losing. Either way Diaz strangled mystic wack and that's all that matters # 209 for life

    • Jordan Hoyt
      Jordan Hoyt Год назад

      jason humphrey nick diaz beats woodley too

  • Ronny Pen
    Ronny Pen Год назад

    If it was BISPING he would have won

  • Tim Kelly
    Tim Kelly Год назад

    wonderboy was robbed....

  • Tekvicious
    Tekvicious Год назад +3

    Guys, please temper your comments a bit. Stephen didn't hit very hard or very much, Tyron hits less often but much harder. The UFC judging criteria has changed a bit...and as it's not a POINT KARATE or TaeKwondo tournament, we have to acknowledge EFFECTIVE striking.

  • Rick Dangerous
    Rick Dangerous Год назад +3

    Tyron had 1 takedown and technically 2 knockdowns.... plus he cut wonderboy...
    If Tyron didn't win then at least agree it was most certainly a DRAW.... I think Tyron won. Think about it... Tyron says to himself going in "If I can take him down, knock him down, and cut him... and he does neither of those things to me.... then I should win".... and that's exactly what happened. Wonderboy had no offence that put Tyron in danger.

  • Michael Johnston
    Michael Johnston Год назад

    Worst fight i have ever watched. So incredibly boring. They both should be ashamed for everyone who paid money to watch this... Seriously

  • VFudge
    VFudge Год назад +1

    There's not a single moment in this fight where I believe Wonderboy's goal was to finish Woodley.

  • Anthony Bly
    Anthony Bly Год назад +1

    You got knocked down, twice no matter if you got back up or not. You wanted the fight, it's done, suck it up buttercup.

  • chris 714
    chris 714 Год назад

    wonder boy got robbed

  • Raven Hill
    Raven Hill Год назад

    It was a close fight though.

  • Ken Freeman
    Ken Freeman Год назад +1


  • Raven Hill
    Raven Hill Год назад

    Tyron WON. He knocked Wonderboy down TWICE. Even though Wonderboy recovered quick, it was STILL acknowledged as a knockdown. thats how the last judge scored the close fight 10-8.

  • Milan Babic
    Milan Babic Год назад

    There wasn't fire in him like the last time. Really hoped to see him go all out. He's too much respectful to Woodley .

  • cheebawookie
    cheebawookie Год назад +4

    People throwing around 10-8's like they're candy...

  • John Smith
    John Smith Год назад

    the reason why wonderboy can't beat Woodley the way he wants to is very simple,,, when Woodley fights wonderboy he does not have to think about being taken down, meanwhile wonderboy is always has to keep the takedown in his mind, this keeps wonderboy from fully letting go. People will say oh but what about the Johny Hendrik's fight, well Johny loves to just fight standing and his MMA wrestling isn't as good as woodleys, so wonderboy didn't have to worry about the takedown and was able to let everything go standing on poor old Johny lol. Woodly vs Masvidal is the fight I wanna see. I think masvidal will box woodleys head in

  • John Berry
    John Berry Год назад

    Wonderboy deserves just as much criticism for that lackluster performance

  • Marcus Campbell
    Marcus Campbell Год назад

    ...saw a side of wonderboy that had me fanned up on both he and twood before I picked sides. #class

  • looks like pie
    looks like pie Год назад +4

    spent weeks listening to the podcasts and interviews leading up to this card only to have khabib pulled and the main event be one of the worst fights in a while. thank you periscope

  • zig zag
    zig zag Год назад +1

    Its all about the Tyron playing the race card!!! Only reason they gave it to him

  • kusum sharma
    kusum sharma Год назад +1

    that wasn't even a fight. it was a tease. no one deserve to win....this year UFC can go f emselves. boring fights all along!!

  • stinky foot lovers
    stinky foot lovers Год назад +13

    now everyone can see why McGregor makes so much money these guys are scared to actually try and finish each other Woodley did absolutely nothing apart from 1 take down and a 30 sec barrage of punches at the end then u got wonder boy point scoring and complaining he didn't win the fight if you want to win the fight finish tyron Woodley don't point score and then be upset u didn't get a decision even though I thought wonder boy won it was a boring fight because neither of them committed conner would absolutely clown Tyrone Woodley and anyone who disagrees with me put your money where your mouth is you bunch of chumps

    • Nurhak K
      Nurhak K Год назад

      stinky foot lovers i see where you are coming from... but tyron wood takedown conor in the first 30 seconds and maul him on the ground.

    • stinky foot lovers
      stinky foot lovers Год назад

      eRa Dreiva I know that's what I said and he isn't scared to engage he finishes people

  • Donald West
    Donald West Год назад

    Woodley rocked him. He was holding back playing defensive game. Woodley could have finished Wonderboy if he wanted earlier in the fight . He played smart. I liked the fight.

  • Food suem
    Food suem Год назад +5

    Not sure why the refs give wonder boy so much time. Any other fight the ref would stop it when they go limp and drop like that

    • KingInfected
      KingInfected Год назад +1

      What are you talking about? So much time? He got up instantly, and he was never out and taking heavy damage. He got dropped, defended all the punches, took none clean and got up.

    • NeuralQwaruch
      NeuralQwaruch Год назад +3

      Maybe because they saw the first match where he survived everything...

    • addaminsane
      addaminsane Год назад

      His cardio is so good that he can get shut off once or twice and then recover like cain valazquez.

    • The Bulgarian Barbarian
      The Bulgarian Barbarian Год назад

      I think it's because from the 1st fight it was obvious that wonderboy could keep going in tough situations and big John waited to see if he could weather the storm

    • Food suem
      Food suem Год назад +1

      eRa Dreiva AND? You know how many other fighters got back up when the ref ended the fight? wonderboy dropped TWICE with the second time he went limp

  • TfJedisuper
    TfJedisuper Год назад

    these comments are giving me flashbacks to the Hendo-Bisping 2 aftermath
    Pretty sure the majority opinion then was Hendo should've won because he did more damage even though he got utterly picked apart for the rest of the fight.
    look at woodleys face then look at wonderboys face. by his own admission he got caught with a big shot that worried him about brain damage, and he's got a nasty cut below his eye.
    Seems like all those people who were enraged at the hendo decision are enraged at this one.
    Most fan outrage comes down to who they like and who they dislike., Tyrone hasn't helped himself in this regard by being a whiny prat in every interview, but i'd bet good money most of these people screaming about the integrity of the UFC rules needing to be followed and how that's how we must score fights, were the same ones screaming about how a fights should be judged as a fight and who hurt the other guy more rather than who out pointed who when Hendo lost.

  • Food suem
    Food suem Год назад +5

    Wonderboy lost. His chin was exposed in two fights. Twood barely touched his chin this fight

    • NeuralQwaruch
      NeuralQwaruch Год назад

      It s not his chin that is weak it's him being so gun-shy that he falls backward at the least touch.

    • eRa Dreiva
      eRa Dreiva Год назад +3

      you're crazy if anything wonderboy has a better heart and chin than anyone in that division.

    • Trevor Wired
      Trevor Wired Год назад

      Can't take too many of them shots, though.

    • oozrenn
      oozrenn Год назад +3

      Barely touched him? You mental? He took a shot when he was coming slightly forward. That was a brutal shot.

    • whatryouthinking
      whatryouthinking Год назад +8

      Mars Khan tripping son. Chin exposed?! Lol he took bombs from woodley n still survived that not chin exposure

  • AdamGamerTV11
    AdamGamerTV11 Год назад +1

    Thompson definitely won that fight. Judges rigged it.

  • stonedcold
    stonedcold Год назад

    Wonderboy didn't have a moment as significant as that takedown and 2 knockdowns. I agree with the judges. Woodley could shoot his movie right now with no makeup(pause)

  • Crush
    Crush Год назад +4

    This fight was more of a draw than the first one...

  • Fre Di
    Fre Di Год назад

    evryone, every fighters score 3-2 round for wonderboy..except for those woodley fans and that dumbass one judge!!!!!

  • Shadowboxe
    Shadowboxe Год назад

    Wonderboy reminds me of Frank Spencer.

  • chauncey1154
    chauncey1154 Год назад

    5:54 gr8 explanation of tactics 🕷enjoyed it 👁the best man won 🙏🏾

  • Floyd Wilson
    Floyd Wilson Год назад +21

    He's a very respectful guy, but everyone knows Woodley is the better fighter. With a little tweak here and there he will be champion one day Thompson is a tough dude but tonight wasn't his night

    • Scott Radiker
      Scott Radiker Год назад +1

      I agree with that most likely being the biggest fight ever. I'm somewhere in between on super fights. For some champions they are no brainers, DJ, Dominic Cruz and Aldo when they were former champs (not Aldo now with Max on a 10 fight win steak), Jon Jones of yesteryear, Spider, and others who won't be slapping their respected division in the face. Not to put a rule on it but maybe after 3 title defenses or so, so they can iron out anyone who has a crazy win streak in the division, etc.
      I enjoy them but think The UFC as a whole has an identity problem it needs to address. There is a sport to business ratio that is broken in the UFC. Lately it's been like 70 percent business, 30 percent sport. I am more of a 51 percent sport, 49 percent business guy, but ultimately consistency and organization would help.

    • Floyd Wilson
      Floyd Wilson Год назад +1

      +Scott Radiker I like the era of super fights, I think GSP beats Bisping then defends it once and then fights Mcgregor because it will be the fight between the fighters who have hold 2 belts in 2 weight classes that in my opinion will be the biggest fight ever

    • Scott Radiker
      Scott Radiker Год назад

      I won't be surprised, and wouldn't mind, if Woodley takes just enough time off to watch the GSP/Bisping fight to see if GSP wins, and if so puts all his eggs in that basket. Then winner of that vs Conor. Not necessarily my hope, but The UFC has been trying to make these types of fights to get some of that 4.2 billion back, but seemingly at the expense of their foundational fans.

    • Scott Radiker
      Scott Radiker Год назад +1

      Maia definitely deserves it, but it depends what you like. That fight will teach us just how good Woodley's takedown defense is, would be a chess match and really come down to who has higher fight IQ. Sadly, I don't know if The UFC is willing to give Maia a belt opportunity because he's not that user friendly fighter they are looking for. I like the wrestler/boxer vs boxer/wrestler that Woodley/Masvidal provides.

  • davemz999
    davemz999 Год назад

    I think they both winners. UFC should make a new belt. For real winners.