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UFC Orlando preview show: Can Stephen Thompson still be a title contender with main event win over Kevin Holland?

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Stephen Thompson headlines one of the most stacked UFC fight night events of the year, but is this the last time we’ll see “Wonderboy” in a high-stakes contest?

MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck, Alexander K. Lee, and Jed Meshew tackle the toughest questions ahead of Saturday’s UFC Orlando card, including whether a win for Thompson over up-and-coming welterweight Kevin Holland puts him back in the contender picture and what it would mean for Holland to knock off a two-time UFC title challenger.

Also, what’s the reasoning behind former UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos being booked against Bryan Barberena in a welterweight bout, how far is Matheus Nicolau from a fight with a top 5 opponent, could Tai Tuivasa or Sergei Pavlovich punch their ticket to a heavyweight title fight, and what are some of the most notable can’t-miss matchups on a stacked 14-fight card?

Catch the UFC Orlando preview show above. An audio-only version of the show can be found below and on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, or wherever you find your favorite podcasts.

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