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  1. Tasar Yellow Belt

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    Didn't watch the fight yet - I live in Europe and I do not have FS1. I just saw the result and I cannot quite believe it. I was sooo sure that Hendricks would wrestle this dude left and right and down and up and so on and win a decision. I did know Thompson is one hell of a creative, skillful striker but I just did not think this aspect of the game would come into play since Hendricks can nullify it by going back to his bread and butter which is....wrestling.

    Stunned...
     
  2. I am Everywhere Sherdog Millionaire

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    I called it. Slow plodding Hendricks wouldnt be able to trap Wonderboy. His striking is not good enough to survive. Hendricks attempted a takedown but Wonderboy defended and I knew that was the end of the fight.
     
  3. Dart Feld Steel Belt

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    So was Hendricks.
     
  4. MassDistortion You will be the last of the Mohicans!

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    Hendricks fought like a god damn amateur and left his hands down after getting tagged over and over. Hopefully he will be humbled going forward.
     
  5. Tulpa Omega Been here for years, not here for Likes.

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    Well, we know that Bigg Rigg is...
     
  6. Maripucci Brown Belt

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    http://forums.sherdog.com/threads/stephen-thompson-tkog-the-ribs-off-hendricks-vid.3168865/

    watch it here
     
  7. polarbearlulz Green Belt

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    Hendricks had no answer for the krotty of Wonderboy.
     
  8. method115 Titanium Belt

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    Expect things to change with usada around.
     
  9. Faceplanter Purple Belt

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    That was one of the most amazing performances I've ever seen. Talk about high level striking. His timing, footwork, range control, precision and angles, leading and countering, man. He just turned in a perfect performance against an elite WW and former champ that came in great shape and absolutely dusted him like he wasn't shit.
     
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    One doesn't just close distance on an out striker with as much experience as Wonderboy. People underestimated how much he's improved. I've been telling everyone that would listen to me that wonderboy had this in the bag, and sure enough he did. I expected it to last a little longer, though.
     
  11. Mixedfights Silver Belt

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    Stunned man. That was just an elite striking display. Wonderboy is the next champ.
     
  12. LouisBolanos Popcorn tastes good

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    It's like an accelerated version of Joanna vs. Esparza. Hendricks turned into practice dummy real quick.
     
  13. CJohnny Black Belt

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    I was shock too. And I feel bad for Hendricks.
     
  14. HelloJapan Talking loud and saying nothing. Platinum Member

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    Wonderboy looked amazing. Hendricks looked like shit.
     
  15. filthynumber1 Silver Belt

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    Arrogance lost this fight

    That, and skill
     
  16. DragRacer Red Belt

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    I was more impressed with how well Wonderboy fought off Hendricks' wrestling attempt .
     

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