It started out slow, but after 25 minutes, the speed and awkward style of Stephen Thompson overwhelmed Rory MacDonald as “Wonderboy” cruised to a unanimous decision win (50-45, 50-45, 48-47) at UFC Fight Night Ottawa on Saturday.
MacDonald wasn’t able to land a single takedown, and Thompson out-struck MacDonald 124-61 and 109-59 in significant strikes. The win for Wonderboy brings his win streak to seven in a row, the longest active streak in the welterweight division.
Check out more results from UFC Fight Night Ottawa below.
Stephen Thompson def. Rory McDonald, unanimous decision (50-45, 50-45, 48-47)
Donald Cerrone def. Patrick Cote, technical knockout (third round, 2:36)
Steve Bosse def. Sean O’Connell, unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-27)
Olivier Aubin-Mercier def. Thibault Gouti, submission (third round, 2:28)
Joanne Calderwood def. Valerie Letourneau, technical knockout (third round, 2:51)
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