Spring 2025
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Welterweight
22-6-0
17-7-1

The tape

36
Age
41
5' 9" / 175 cm
Height
6' 0" / 183 cm
74" / 188 cm
Reach
75.2" / 191 cm

Full record

KO 1KO 2KO 1SUB 4KO 2
Form
SUB 2KO 4UD 3UD 3UD 5
22
Wins
17
19
By KO
8
86
KO%
47
1
By Sub
1
5
SUB%
6
6
Losses
7
2
Stopped
1
4
Tapped
1
0
Draws
1
2008
Debut
2010
28
Bouts
25
45
Rounds
71
2 hours, 33 minutes
Fight Time
5 hours, 42 minutes

Current rankings @ Welterweight

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UFC
9
-
Bellator
-
-
Tapology
8

Conor McGregor vs Stephen Thompson preview

When is McGregor vs Thompson?

Conor McGregor could potentially fight Stephen Thompson, in Spring 2025.

The fight would take place over 5 rounds in the Welterweight division, which means the weight limit would be 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).

McGregor vs Thompson stats

Conor McGregor would step into the octagon with a record of 22 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, 19 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.

Stephen Thompson would make his way to the cage with a record of 17 wins, 7 losses and 1 draw, 8 of those wins coming by knock out and 1 by submission.

The stats suggest McGregor would have a massive power advantage over Thompson, boasting a 86% knock out percentage over Thompson's 47%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Thompson would have a slight advantage over McGregor, with a 6% submission rate over McGregor's 5%.

Conor McGregor is the younger man by 5 years, at 36 years old.

Thompson has a height advantage of 3 inches over McGregor. This also extends to a 1-inch reach advantage.

McGregor is currently arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 3 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 1 year and 10 months earlier than Thompson, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He has fought 26 less professional rounds, 45 to Thompson's 71.

McGregor vs Thompson form

Conor McGregor has stopped 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he lost to Dustin Poirier at UFC 264 on 10th July 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Dustin Poirier at UFC 257 on 23rd January 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Going into that contest, he had won against Donald Cerrone at UFC 246 on 18th January 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Before that, he had been defeated by Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 229 on 6th October 2018 by submission in the 4th round in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

He had beaten Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205 on 12th November 2016 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.

Thompson has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he lost to Shavkat Rakhmonov at UFC 296 on 16th December 2023 by submission in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Kevin Holland at UFC Fight Night: Thompson vs. Holland on 3rd December 2022 by knockout in the 4th round at Amway Center, Orlando.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Belal Muhammad at UFC Fight Night on 18th December 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest.

Before that, he had been defeated by Gilbert Burns at UFC 264 on 10th July 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

He was victorious against Geoff Neal at UFC Vegas 17 on 19th December 2020 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Stephen Thompson has been fighting more than Conor McGregor.

Conor McGregor last fought 3 years and 7 days ago, while Stephen Thompson's last outing was 7 months and 1 day ago.

McGregor's last 5 fights have come over a period of 7 years, 8 months and 5 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 6 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2 rounds on average.

Thompson's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 28 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.4 rounds on average.

What are the odds on McGregor vs Thompson?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for McGregor vs Thompson yet. If a contest doesn’t have odds initially after it is announced, bookmakers usually release them closer to the day of the fight.

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