Stephen Thompson has identified as out Leon Edwards.
Thompson, who is regarded one of the nicest fighters in MMA, has taken to social media to call out the Englishman. “Wonderboy” is anyone who does not call any person out and says he will fight any one as he just would like to contend and showcase his capabilities.
Still, that has all adjusted as Thompson issued a stylish connect with out to Edwards.
“All because of regard @Leon_edwardsmma , which I have a ton of for you, I have been indicating I would like to combat you for a while now! It will make sense and would be a terrific match up. I consider that was my first Twitter phone out at any time. guy that felt odd #FirstTimeForEverything,” Thompson wrote.
Stephen Thompson returned to the get column at UFC 244 with a determination acquire over Vicente Luque. Just before that, he was knocked out by Anthony Pettis after a controversial decision decline to Darren Until. Wonderboy fought for UFC gold 2 times getting rid of to Tyron Woodley by majority conclusion and battling to “The Picked out One” to a attract.
Leon Edwards, in the meantime, has been calling for a battle for very some time. He has not competed considering that July of last 12 months and was intended to return in March versus Woodley but the occasion was canceled due to the pandemic.
A combat among Thompson and Edwards certainly makes feeling wherever the winner could make a circumstance for a title shot.