Wonderman will be UFCs next crossover star

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  1. Rhino Plastic

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    Stephen Thompson has a great style, look and good charisma. He's also an excellent fighter. With another win or 2 he'll be poised to one of the UFCs biggest stars. UFC needs to build some new superstars who can translate to other media-such as mainstream tv, endorsements and possibly movies, which he certainly has the style for. If they book him right, he will be a huge star. Any thoughts?
     
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    I think wonderboy is the future of WW. no idea what his personality looks like though
     
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    They already have a blonde haired, blue eyed white fighter they are hyping.

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    Anybody who fights like that using spectacular kicks will be a big star if they stay on top.
     
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    First openly gay male champion, I can dig it.
     
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    Wonderboy is 35 years old. Just because he's good looking and white doesn't mean he's the next crossover star.

    i'm not discounting the idea, but it seems to be a trend, whenever an upstart "young" white fighter is around, they are the next crossover star.
     
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    It's not his race and looks. Tho his looks help. His style is exciting and fun-even casual fans could get behind him. He carries himself like a star and has beaten some terrific fighters. He's not just hype.
     
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    Sage rocks bro. He drives a GTR
     
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    Wonderboy future champ
     
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    Not sure if Wonderboy can even act. This isn't the 90's martial arts films.
     
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    He's 33. Still got a year or two of prime left, just enough to demolish Hobbie
     
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    I see him as this generations Michael Dudikoff
     
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    There were the big stars like JCVD, Seagal and a lot of guys who didn't make it. Gary Daniels, Jeff Speakman, Don Wilson.
     
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    accolyte1022 Fighting Giants

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    The American Ninja would destroy Thompson... and his 10 closest friends at the same time.
     
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    But you can never hype too many blonde blue eyed white fighters.
     
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    Crossover to what?
    The mainstream media is not interested in nice, respectful MMA fighters.
    No matter how many amazing kicks you land.
     
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