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Conor McGregor and Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson is a pairing that no one was likely expecting. But as McGregor’s recent social media posts show, the two have been working together in what appears to be the upcoming season of The Ultimate Fighter. Wonderboy recently sat down for an interview with Submission Radio where he gave a

He listened to followers

Conor McGregor and Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson is a pairing that nobody was doubtless anticipating. However as McGregor’s current social media posts present, the 2 have been working collectively in what seems to be the upcoming season of The Final Fighter.

Wonderboy just lately sat down for an interview with Submission Radio the place he gave a little bit of an replace on “The Infamous.” What he took observe of was how the Irish sports activities star went ‘again to his roots.’

“Man, for one, for anyone to give you an harm like that, this man. Like, his mindset was prefer it didn’t even occur, that harm didn’t even occur. And he’s getting again to his roots, his karate.

“He’s by no means taken karate in his life, however he’s skilled with a variety of karate fighters, and that’s sort of the place he bought that motion from. So, as an example, when he fought Jose Aldo, his motion, his broad stance, his pace was on level. Like, he’s again to that, man, at a heavier weight. Which is horrifying.”

For Thompson, McGregor could have heeded some fan recommendation relating to his final two fights.

“And in case you ever shook Conor’s hand, the dude’s bought a much bigger fist than I do. Like he’s bought a melon of a fist. I’m like, what the heck, man? No surprise he places individuals out with that one-hitter quitter punch.

“However he’s again to his motion, man. You’re gonna see a greater [Conor]. I believe he’s listened to the followers. You recognize, his final two fights with Poirier had been sort of in that boxer mentality.

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“He’s gotta get again to his roots of motion, and that’s what we’re gonna see from Conor subsequent time he steps on the market.”

McGregor will face Michael Chandler at a nonetheless undetermined date this yr, however it takes place after TUF 31 the place they’re the opposing coaches.

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Concerning the creator: Milan Ordoñez has been overlaying fight sports activities since 2012 and has been a part of the Bloody Elbow employees since 2016. He’s additionally competed in newbie combined martial arts and submission grappling tournaments. (full bio)

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