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Wonderboy’ talks about how hard it would be for him to fight the former UFC welterweight champion.

Not so long ago, MMA fan favorite and pound-for-pound great Georges St-Pierre was touting Stephen Thompson as the future of the sport.

Flash forward to 2017, and Wonderboy will have a chance to become the new UFC welterweight champion, just as St-Pierre predicted.

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Not even one week after his first-round submission win over Tim Boetsch, at UFC 208, Ronaldo Souza is already planning the next step of his career. As the middleweight contender told Estadao, he would like to rematch Luke Rockhold in July, as Jacare believes he was robbed of his win back when they first fought in Strikeforce, in 2011.

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Four-division boxing champ Roy Jones Jr. thinks a fight with Anderson Silva would be the perfect co-headliner for a Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather card.

Jones (65-9, 47 KO) is still active, and actually won the vacant WBF cruiserweight title last weekend with an 8th-round TKO stoppage of journeyman Bobby Gunn. Gunn hadn’t fought in over three years before getting the call to fight RJJ though, so it’s not like Jones is still out there taking out top-level guys.

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Derek Brunson believes he was robbed at UFC 208, and he’s going to appeal the decision with the New York commission.

Derek Brunson has become the second fighter today to appeal a UFC 208 loss. After Holly Holm’s camp announced that they will be looking for the New York State Athletic Commission to review her loss to Germaine de Randamie, Derek Brunson will do the same in regards to his decision loss to Anderson Silva.

Fox Sports confirmed the news with Brunson’s manager, Ali Abdel-Aziz.

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Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey will return to TV in May with a guest role on an NBC show.

While Ronda Rousey’s fighting career is still very much up in the air, one of her other pursuits looks to be picking up again. Rousey made a name for herself in the acting world during her resounding success in the UFC, and she will continue on in that area with a guest starring role in NBC’s “Blindspot” in May.

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Tristar head coach Firas Zahabi wants Georges St-Pierre’s return to the UFC to be a big one.

Last Friday, it was announced that former welterweight king St-Pierre had officially re-signed with the UFC, enabling his return to MMA competition after staying away from the sport for more than three years. St-Pierre left MMA after successfully defending his UFC welterweight title for a ninth consecutive time against Johny Hendricks at UFC 167 back in 2013. The Canadian walked away on a 12-fight winning streak and with an impressive record of 25-2.

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Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza knows it’s going to be a while before he gets a title shot, and he’s not going to wait around on the sidelines for it.

Unlike a lot of UFC fighters, Ronaldo Souza doesn’t want to rest on his laurels. The longtime middleweight contender has somehow not been granted a shot at the 185-pound UFC title yet, and even with his win over Tim Boetsch at UFC 208 last night, he knows it’s going to be a while until he gets one.

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