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UFC's Stephen Thompson explains why Shavkat Rakhmonov fight doesn't interest him

3 monthes ago   |   By MMAjunkie

The idea of fighting Shavkat Rakhmonov doesn't excite Stephen Thompson .
Thompson , a former two-time welterweight title challenger, says the UFC mentioned undefeated finisher Rakhmonov as a potential next opponent, but he doesn't like it.
“Wonderboy” is not one to turn down fights, but after losing two straight lopsided decisions to Gilbert Burns and Belal Muhammad in heavy grappling affairs, Thompson wants to face someone who will stand and trade with him.
“The UFC was talking about maybe Shavkat; he just beat Neil Magny,” Thompson told BJPenn.com. “I was like, ‘UFC, give me somebody...
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