Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2022-12-03, nice mma bout: Stephen Thompson vs Kevin Holland gets three stars (UFC Fight of the Night – take a look at our ranking of the Best Mma Fights of 2022).
Holland vs Thompson is scheduled to take place Saturday, December 3rd, at the Amway Center in Orlando (Florida, USA), in a 5-round welterweight (170 lbs, 77 kg) bout; it is the main event of UFC on ESPN 42 (also known as Ufc Orlando). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Stephen Thompson record
The black belt in karate, kempo and ju-jitsu Stephen Thompson entered this fight with a professional record of 16-6-1 (50% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.10 welterweight in the world.
In his last three fights he has beat Geoff Neal (Stephen Thompson vs Geoff Neal) but then he has lost to Gilbert Burns (Gilbert Burns vs Stephen Thompson) and to Belal Muhammad (Stephen Thompson vs Belal Muhammad).
Thompson’s next fight: Shavkat Rakhmonov vs Stephen Thompson
Kevin Holland record
His opponent, the black belt in kung-fu and Brazilian jiu-jitsu Kevin Holland, has a mma record of 23-8-0 (83% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.15 in the welterweight division.
He has already fought three times in 2022 defeating Alex Oliveira (Kevin Holland vs Alex Oliveira) and Tim Means (Kevin Holland vs Tim Means) but then he has lost to Khamzat Chimaev (Khamzat Chimaev vs Kevin Holland).
Holland’s next fight: Kevin Holland vs Santiago Ponzinibbio
Here is the UFC on ESPN 42 full fight card (we are going to update it after the weigh-in):
MAIN CARD (live on ESPN / ESPN+)
Stephen Thompson vs Kevin Holland
Rafael dos Anjos vs Bryan Barberena
Matheus Nicolau vs Matt Schnell
Tai Tuivasa vs Sergei Pavlovich
Jack Hermansson vs Roman Dolidze
Eryk Anders vs Kyle Daukaus
PRELIMINARY CARD (live on ESPN / ESPN+)
Angela Hill vs Emily Ducote
Clay Guida vs Scott Holtzman
Marc Diakiese vs Michael Johnson
Darren Elkins vs Jonathan Pearce
Natan Levy vs Genaro Valdez
Francis Marshall vs Marcelo Rojo
Yazmin Jauregui vs Istela Nunes
Pre-fight press conference
Watch for free the UFC on ESPN 42 pre-fight press conference, featuring Kevin Holland and Stephen Thompson!
Watch the videos of UFC on ESPN 42: Thompson vs Holland weigh-in and faceoffs from the official Ufc Youtube channel!
Full fight video / highlights
Here we are going to post a selection of the best videos about the bout Stephen Thompson vs Kevin Holland as soon as the match ends. If you have seen the full fight you can rate it at the bottom of this post. (All videos are hosted on free video platforms such as Youtube, Dailymotion, Facebook, etc. and not uploaded by AllTheBestFights.com)
Official highlights – Spanish
Who won Thompson vs Holland fight?
Stephen Thompson defeated Kevin Holland via TKO (corner stoppage) at 5:00, round 4.
Listen the words of the winner or the two fighters after their bout, here is the UFC on ESPN 42 post-fight octagon interview of Stephen Thompson and Kevin Holland.
UFC on ESPN 42 results
Here are the results of all the fights of UFC on ESPN 42 dos Anjos vs Barberena.
Stephen Thompson def. Kevin Holland via TKO r4
Rafael dos Anjos def. Bryan Barberena via SUB r2
Matheus Nicolau def. Matt Schnell via KO r2
Sergei Pavlovich def. Tai Tuivasa via KO r1
Roman Dolidze def. Jack Hermansson via TKO r2
Eryk Anders def. Kyle Daukaus via TKO r2
Philip Rowe def. Niko Price via TKO r3
Angela Hill def. Emily Ducote via UD
Clay Guida def. Scott Holtzman via SD
Michael Johnson def. Marc Diakiese via UD
Jonathan Pearce def. Darren Elkins via UD
Natan Levy def. Genaro Valdez via UD
Francis Marshall def. Marcelo Rojo via KO r2
Yazmin Jauregui def. Istela Nunes via TKO r2
Post-fight press conference
Watch and listen the official UFC on ESPN 42 post-fight press conference video, headlined by the main event Kevin Holland and Stephen Thompson (free live stream from the UFC – Ultimate Fighting Championship Youtube channel).
UFC on ESPN 42 Fight of the Night: Stephen Thompson vs Kevin Holland
UFC on ESPN 42 Performance of the Night: Sergei Pavlovich, Roman Dolidze