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JOSH THOMSON RUMORS & GOSSIP

Josh Thomson wants to fight six times in 2016

Josh Thomson is coming off a win over Pablo Villaseca in a lightweight bout at Bellator 147 and looked impressive in that win. Following the fight, Thomson spoke with MMA Fighting.com. Thomson revealed that he has big plans for 2016. According to Thomson, who is 37 years old, he wants to fight six times in the new year. He already has his next fight lined up. Thomson hopes to fight...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Josh Thomson thinks a fight with Michael Chandler will boost Bellator ratings

Josh Thomson is set to fight Pablo Villaseca at Bellator 147 in the main event and recently spoke with MMAjunkie to promote that fight. According to Thomson, he wants to fight on Rizin’s New Year’s Eve card and then fight Michael Chandler. Big plans for the veteran. “If I get through this fight, I want to get on the Japan New Year’s Eve show. If I get through that fight without...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Josh Thomson Submits Mike Bronzoulis in Rd3 At Bellator 142: Dynamite!

Josh Thomson made a successful start to his time in Bellator tonight, dominating Mike Bronzoulis for the first two rounds and then almost effortlessly tapping him out with an arm triangle early in the third. Round One: leg kicks landed to start this one from both men. Thomson forward with purpose on a flurry of punches. Thomson reaching for a takedown, but Bronzoulis sidesteps...
Via Fight Of The Night
September 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Josh Thomson Signs With Bellator, Dogs UFC On Way Out

You can now officially add Josh Thomson (pictured) to the growing list of former UFC fighters dissing the planet’s premier mixed martial arts promotion on the way out. On Tuesday, Thomson decided to leave the UFC and ink a multi-fight contract with Bellator MMA.There were reports that the UFC opted to let Thomson walk after his contract expired after July’s decision defeat to...
Via 5thRound.com
August 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Josh Thomson Calls Out Nick Diaz To Fight At UFC On FOX 12

The UFC have so far been unsuccessful in their attempts to coax Nick Diaz out of his early retirement, but that hasn’t stopped Josh Thomson from trying his best to get him to step back into the spotlight to fight him. “I knocked out your brother, I’ll knock ur ***** ass out in San Jose July 26th.Let’s do it *****, San Jose vs Stockon. Yup, **** U NICK DIAZ!” Thomson wrote...
Via Fight Of The Night
May 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Benson Henderson vs Rustam Khabilov To Headline First UFC Event in Albuquerque

The UFC has never headed to the state of New Mexico, until now. It was first reported by the Albuquerque Journal and later confirmed by the UFC that former lightweight champion Benson Henderson will battle Rustam Khabilov. The fight will be the main event of a UFC Fight Night event and will take place on Saturday, June 7 from the Tingley Coliseum in Albuquerque, New Mexico. It was...
Via Between The Ropes
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Surprise, Surprise – Benson Henderson Wins Another 5 Round Split Decision

When it comes to Benson Henderson many people want to compare him to Georges St. Pierre which I think is inaccurate. Yes, they both have been in a lot of five round fights that have gone the distance. For GSP he has had 8 fights that went 5 rounds in the UFC. He went 8-0 in those fights and the last one against Johny Hendricks was the first split-decision. While Henderson has had...
Via Fight Booth
January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC On Fox 10 Preview Show

UFC on Fox 10 takes place tonight from the United Center in Chicago, IL. The main event will feature former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson facing off with former Strikeforce lightweight champion Josh Thomson. In the co-feature, it is a battle of heavyweights as Stipe Miocic will battle former UFC heavyweight title challenger Gabriel Gonzaga. Steve talkes to ESPNChicago...
Via Between The Ropes
January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Full Episode of UFC On Fox 10′s “Road To The Octagon”

It is fight week as the UFC has the first Fox show of 2014 on Saturday night. UFC on Fox 10 takes place on Saturday night from the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. The main event of the show features former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson battling former Strikeforce lightweight champion Josh Thomson. Before every Fox show, the UFC airs a show called “Road to the Octagon”...
Via Between The Ropes
January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Henderson to take on Thomson in UFC on FOX

Josh Thomson was supposed to be in the final stretches of preparing to fight for the UFC lightweight championship next month, but with titleholder Anthony Pettis injured and facing the prospect of surgery, Thomson has moved on to the next best available matchup. That happens to be the man who held the belt before Pettis, former champ Benson Henderson. The two will face off in the...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
November 18, 2013  |  Discuss
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