Stephen Thompson’s Love Life- Is ‘Wonderboy’ Single?

Published 06/28/2021, 10:05 AM EDT
LAS VEGAS, NV – MARCH 04: Stephen Thompson waits for the decision after his title fight against welterweight champion Tyron Woodley during UFC 209 on March 4, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Woodley retained his title with a majority-decision win. (Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images)


Stephen Thompson is currently #4 in the welterweight roster of the ultimate fighting championship. The latter is an American native who entered the promotion in the year 2012 with a win over Dan Stittgen. Since then, ‘Wonderboy’ has won several big matches in his UFC career.

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The 38-year-old currently holds a record of (16-4) with seven T/KO wins and one submission win under his name. After losing his second UFC match against Matt Brown, ‘Wonderboy’ went on an amazing seven-win streak from 2013 to 2016. However, his win streak ended after a draw in a title bout against Tyron Woodley at UFC 205.

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The American native fought only two title bouts in his UFC career, both against Tyron Woodley. However, ‘Wonderboy’ is yet to win welterweight gold. The American fighter is currently on a two-win streak and is all set to clash against Gilbert Burns at UFC 264.

Thompson is regarded as one of the nicest people in the promotion, however, fans do not much about his personal life. Ahead of his intriguing fight against Gilbert Burns, we look at the private side of Thompson’s life.

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Stephen Thompson and his personal life

Stephen Thompson was born in Simpsonville, South Carolina. His father Ray Thompson, former kickboxer and owner of a karate school, started training ‘Wonderboy’ when he was just three years old. Thompson is a blue belt in Jiu-Jitsu and a black belt in Japanese Jiu-Jitsu, Kenpo Karate, and kickboxing.

Apart from his professional life, the (16-4) record holder is unmarried and keeps his personal life to himself. However, there were few pictures surfacing on the internet of the ring girl Red Dela Cruz and Thompson when they met during the UFC Asia Tour in 2016.

Thompson accompanied the professional model and award-winning ring girl of UFC Red Dela Cruz during the tour in Manila. Both also shared a few moments of their brief encounter on Instagram. However, reports of their affair are still not clear. And there is no information about Thompson’s past relationship or current affair.

The American welterweight fighter is clearly keeping his love life under wraps, however, his love for his family is not a secret to the audience. The latter frequently posts pictures with his dad and family members on Instagram.

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The 38-year-old, who is focused on his UFC career for now, will soon be seen in a clash against Burns at UFC 264. A win will surely take him a step ahead in the welterweight gold race.

 

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