Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson admitted he ‘projectile vomited’ in entrance of a number of UFC fighters and dignitaries after the UFC 264 weigh-ins.
The welterweight contender was overwhelmed within the T-Cellular Area by Gilbert Burns in a severe blow to his championship hopes.
It capped what gave the impression of a slightly unlucky weekend for the karate practitioner, who endured a slightly embarrassing second after stepping off the scales on Friday.
With a purpose to replenish his fluids after hitting the non-title struggle welterweight restrict of 171lbs, the 38-year-old ‘chugged’ a protein shake.
He mentioned on his YouTube channel: “We have now meals and I’ve obtained like 5 shakes that I’ve to drink, together with some water.
“Now I’m depleted of just about all the pieces at this level, and these shakes have a ton of sodium, sugars, nutritional vitamins, minerals, potassium — it’s obtained all the pieces you may consider in a shake, so it’s tough on the physique should you chug it, proper?
“I’m sitting there with my dad with a bunch of fighters round me and persons are coming over to try to discuss to me, and I already drank my first drink together with like, two water bottles. After which I began getting — one thing began to occur to me.
“Dad runs over there and pushes some UFC fighters away to try to get this factor to me — and he doesn’t get it to me,” Thompson mentioned.
“I projectile vomit all over the place. In entrance of all the UFC roster. In entrance of all people.”
Regardless of recovering in time of the co-main occasion, ‘Wonderboy’ was denied a 3rd win in succession because the judges all scored the competition in favour of Burns (29-28, 29-28, 29-28).