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Midnight Mania! Stephen Thompson confesses unlikely criminal past to Kevin Holland: ‘Holy Moly!’

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Stephen Thompson stands out from the average UFC fighter. He’s got a different background and different fighting style, sure, but a big part of “Wonderboy” is his friendly and amiable personality. In over a decade on the roster, he’s yet to say a negative word about anyone, and opponents have been widely respectful as well. Case in point: Thompson is fighting Kevin Holland in the main event of UFC Orlando this weekend, but that didn’t stop the duo from hosting a podcast together just a couple weeks ago!

In the lead up to their main event battle, Thompson made a pretty shocking admission while joking around with Holland, confessing that he once spent a weekend in jail! There are plenty of fighters that we would expect this news from, but not the unofficial nicest motherf—ker!

“I spent a weekend one time, and it was the worst,” Thompson said about his experience in jail (via MMA Junkie). “Just skinny-dipping. They had cameras and we had no idea. There were girls involved. They put cameras up because someone had vandalized the pool the week before, so they were trying to get us.”

“Wonderboy” followed up the story with a solemn promise, “I’m never going back!”

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