Brown told MMAWeekly.com after the fight that Thompson was more reality that hype, but he was still happy to get the unanimous decision win on Saturday night.
The former Ultimate Fighter alum now hopes that Dana White will grant him a Fight of the Night bonus for his bout with Wonderboy.
Check out this interview with Matt Brown after his win at UFC 145:
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