John Kavanagh Wants To See Gunnar Nelson Fight Stephen Thompson

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Gunnar Nelson earned a second round submission victory over Alan Jouban at UFC Fight Night 107.

John Kavanagh, the head trainer for Nelson, wants to see his charge face Stephen Thompson.

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Kavanagh made the pitch for the fight on Twitter:

Thompson hasn’t competed since twice challenging for the UFC Welterweight Title, fighting champion Tyron Woodley to a draw at UFC 205 and then suffering a decision loss to Woodley in the rematch at UFC 209.

Assuming the fight does come together down the line, the Icelandic native will be entering the fight on a two fight winning streak, with those wins coming over the aforementioned Alan Jouban and Albert Tumenov.

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