UFC, the world’s largest mixed martial arts organization and Cignal TV its official Philippine broadcast partner have announced that Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson will visit Manila from 22 February to 28 February.
Currently the #3 Ranked Welterweight fighter in the world, Thompson is a four time World Kickboxing Champion who is undefeated in his professional kickboxing career. A long time training partner of former UFC Welterweight and Middleweight Champions Georges St Pierre and Chris Weidman, Thompson entered the UFC in February 2012, quickly amassing an impressive 12-1 record with signature wins over Robert Whittaker, Jake Ellenberger and most recently former Welterweight Champion Johny Hendricks. He currently holds the record for longest winning streak (6) in the UFC Welterweight division.
Thomson’s five day tour, entitled “On The Rise” is presented by UFC and Cignal, supported by Smart Bro, and is part of a continuous effort to expand the brand and spread awareness of Mixed Martial Arts in the Philippines. The Fighter is set to arrive in country on the 21st of February and will be staying in Manila until the 26th participating in a series of public and media engagements.
The trip will culminate with an open workout held at the SM Mall of Asia Music Hall on February 25th from 2:30pm to 5pm. The event will also feature an appearance by Filipino Featherweight Mark Eddiva and Asia Octagon Girl Red dela Cruz.
Fan’s can follow the tour on social media via the following channels:
UFC Asia’s Facebook Page
UFC Instagram and Twitter