Stephen Thompson discusses training with Chris Weidman and differences between his karate and Lyoto Machida

UFC welterweight Stephen Thompson is coming off a highlight reel knockout against Jake Ellenberger at The Ultimate Fighter 21 Finale in July and is currently ranked eighth in the UFC 170 pound division.

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Thompson revealed on The MMA Report Live on Thursday that he is coming off knee surgery less than three weeks ago and is hoping to return to the octagon in either December or January.

Also, Thompson talked about training with UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman and the differences between his karate style and Lyoto Machida’s karate techniques.

Check out Thompson’s full interview from this week’s edition of The MMA Report Live below.

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