74 Search Results for josh thompson

May 3, 2013 10:14 am

Cody McKenzie Calls Out Josh Thompson After UFC 159 Win

In a surprising move, current UFC featherweight Cody McKenzie has called out top lightweight contender Josh Thompson after McKenzie’s recent win at UFC 159. Cody has had mixed success in the organization, with his most recent outing a decision win over Leonard Garcia (1-5 in UFC). Hey @therealpunk now that you finally made it back...

Feb 18, 2017 8:46 pm

Bellator 172 Results: Patricky Pitbull KO’s Josh Thomson

Bellator 172 Results: Josh Thomson vs. Patricky Pitbull A lightweight scrap between Josh Thomson and Patricky Pitbull served as tonight’s Bellator 172 main event in San Jose, California. Round one begins and Thomoson lands a hard leg kick to start. He follows that up with another leg kick and then another. Good start here for...

Dec 15, 2015 2:14 pm

Hendricks vs. Thompson plus 3 other bouts added to UFC 196

It’s official! As if UFC 196 wasn’t already exciting enough with the rematch between Fabricio Werdum and Cain Velasquez for the UFC heavyweight championship, fight fans will also get to see former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks face elite level striker Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson according to BloodyElbow. The bout is a classic battle of styles,...

Jun 24, 2015 12:58 pm

Patrick Cote vs. Josh Burkman added to UFC Fight Night 74

August’s UFC Fight Night 74 fight card continues to take shape, as officials recently announced that veteran welterweights Patrick Cote and Josh Burkman will square off at the event. Patrick “The Predator” Cote (21-9 MMA) was most recently seen in action at April’s UFC 186 event, where he scored a unanimous decision win over Joe...

Nov 19, 2016 9:42 pm

Michael Chandler Defeats Benson Henderson in Bellator 165 Main Event

On Saturday night, Bellator MMA returned to the SAP Center in San Jose, California with Bellator 165. In the card’s main event, reigning Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler attempted to defend his title against former WEC and UFC lightweight titleholder Benson Henderson. Though Chandler would ultimately succeed on this mission, Henderson did not make it easy...

Aug 31, 2016 2:46 am

Michael Chandler Says He’d Fight Rory MacDonald At Welterweight

Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler’s immediate future looks like it could get very interesting. We know that he’ll be taking on former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson on November 19. Should he pass that test, Chandler can then look forward to a scrap with another UFC veteran in Josh Thompson, and perhaps even to a...

Dec 12, 2015 12:35 pm

Nate Diaz 2015 Highlights Video: Johnson vs Diaz FOX 17

It’s been one year and 24 hours since Nate Diaz has stepped into the UFC octagon.  The younger Diaz will be looking to get back into the mix in the stacked lightweight division, regardless if it’s a main event or a three rounder Diaz is as game as they come. Diaz has dropped 3 of...

May 22, 2015 2:59 pm

Booking Roundup! Several UFC Bouts Announced

UFC announced several new fights for their upcoming cards spanning from July to August! There are new main events and a handful of undercard bouts— catch up and check them out below! “UFC Fight Night 71” Adds a King “King” Kevin Casey has agreed to a bout with Ildemar Alcantara. Casey’s last victory was overturned...

Apr 14, 2015 10:29 am

Former WWE Wrestler Signed for Bellator 138

Former WWE and TNA World Champion Bobby Lashley will be returning to the Bellator cage! Heavyweights Josh Thompson and Bobby Lashley will officially be duking it out on the main-card of Bellator 138. This will be their second meeting in a cage as Thompson defeated Lashley at ‘Super Fight League 3’ in 2012. Neither man...

Apr 6, 2015 10:51 am

Booking Roundup — Over 10 UFC Fights Booked In The Last 7 Days

As reported previously, Josh Thompson vs. Tony Ferguson is set for UFN 72 and Jeremy Stephens vs. Dennis Bermudez is set for UFC 189. Here’s a list of all the other fights that were announced this past week. UFC 188: Hector Urbina and Albert Tumenov– Welterweight UFN 72: Igor Araujo vs. Sean Strickland–welterweight UFC 186:...

Feb 17, 2018 4:59 pm

Tyron Woodley wants a “money fight” next and the UFC should give it to him!

UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley is hoping to cash in on a “money fight” in his next octagon appearance and in my opinion he deserves it. Since capturing the UFC welterweight title by destroying Robbie Lawler with a first-round knockout at UFC 201 in July of 2016, “The Chosen One” has proceeded to defend his...

Feb 13, 2018 9:25 am

UFC rankings update: Curtis Blaydes surges into HW top 5, Luke Rockhold falls at MW

The UFC has updated its official rankings in the wake of last weekend’s UFC 221 card. As expected, several of the promotion’s divisions have experienced quite a bit of movement. At middleweight, Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza rose a spot as the result of Luke Rockhold’s knockout loss to the number-one ranked Yoel Romero. At heavyweight, meanwhile,...

Feb 8, 2018 9:18 am

UFC rankings update: Valentina Shevchenko surges up women’s flyweight list

In the wake of last weekend’s UFC Belem card, the UFC has updated its official rankings. The biggest shakeups in this latest iteration of the rankings can all be attributed to Valentina Shevchenko. Having left the UFC women’s bantamweight division (where she was formerly ranked number one), and officially announced herself in the UFC’s new...

Jan 31, 2018 9:01 am

UFC rankings update: Georges St-Pierre exits, Ronda Rousey stays

In the wake of last weekend’s UFC Charlotte card, the UFC has adjusted its official rankings. The biggest shakeup this time surrounds Former UFC middleweight and welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre’s ejection from the middleweight rankings. Given that St-Pierre is not expected to fight again for quite some time – if ever – his ejection from...

Jan 25, 2018 6:35 am

UFC rankings update: Daniel Cormier and Stipe Miocic climb up pound-for-pound list

Last weekend, the UFC touched down in the fight hub of Boston, MA with the exciting UFC 220. Given that there were two title fights on this bill, it’s no surprise that it caused some movement in the UFC’s official rankings. The most significant moves to arise from UFC 220 occured on the pound-for-pound list,...

Jan 2, 2018 12:44 pm

UFC rankings update: Khabib Nurmagomedov bursts onto pound-for-pound list

Now that UFC 219 is in the rear-view mirror, the UFC has updated its official rankings to reflect the results of the card. The most notable changes to the UFC rankings occured on the pound-for-pound list, where Khabib Nurmagomedov made his long-awaited debut, a distinction he earned by pounding Edson Barboza into applesauce in the...

Nov 14, 2017 7:22 am

Trash talking Colby Covington offers Tyron Woodley a reminder on social media

Surging welterweight contender Colby Covington has spent much of the last year talking trash about current welterweight champion Tyron Woodley. When Covington authored a career-best win over Demian Maia late last month, his verbal assault on Woodley picked up even more steam. On Monday, the trend continued, as Covington took to Instagram to offer Woodley...

Nov 1, 2017 10:54 am

VIDEO | Georges St-Pierre fight simulation shows what Bisping can expect at UFC 217

Here’s a preview of what to expect on November 4th at #UFC217. Thanks to @BudLightCA for making it happen. #sponsor pic.twitter.com/rEiTeJUaCX — Georges St-Pierre (@GeorgesStPierre) November 1, 2017 This Saturday night, in the main event of the absolutely stacked UFC 217, former UFC welterweight champion and all-around MMA legend Georges St-Pierre will return from a...

Mar 6, 2017 7:25 am

UFC Fight Night 106 – Belfort vs. Gastelum: Official fight card and start time

With UFC 209 now in the rear-view mirror, the next UFC event on the horizon is UFC Fight Night 106. This event, which will emanate from beautiful Fortaleza, Brazil this Saturday night, will be headlined by a middleweight bout between former UFC light heavyweight champion Vitor Belfort, and former welterweight contender Kelvin Gastelum. Other features...

Mar 2, 2017 7:19 am

Eddie Bravo outlines Tony Ferguson’s grappling training for UFC 209

This weekend, the UFC will touch down in Las Vegas with UFC 209. While the card is headlined by a welterweight title rematch between champ Tyron Woodley and challenger Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson, it seems that the majority of the buzz for the event surrounds the co-main event. This co-main event will see the streaking Tony...

Feb 26, 2017 6:41 am

VIDEO | Ahead of UFC 209, watch Khabib Nurmagomedov maul Michael Johnson

This weekend, the UFC will return to Las Vegas, Nevada with UFC 209. In the evening’s main event, we’ll see welterweight champion Tyron Woodley and challenger Stephen Thompson rematch for divisional gold. In the co-main event, meanwhile, we’ll see undefeated Dagestani star Khabib Nurmagomedov take on the streaking Tony Ferguson for interim lightweight gold. In...

Feb 23, 2017 11:18 pm

Fighters most tested by USADA in 2016

Throughout the course of 2016, the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency has continued to crack down on performance enhancing drugs used both in competition and out of competition by fighters. This has resulted in quite a bit of fighters being suspended for potential USADA violations, most notably former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, and former UFC...

Feb 23, 2017 8:48 am

Bellator 172 salaries

This past weekend, fight fans tuned in for Bellator 172, for a fight card which was initially supposed to be headlined by Fedor Emelianenko vs. Matt Mitrione, where the MMA icon would be stepping into the Bellator MMA cage for his highly anticipated Bellator MMA debut, as well as his first fight in the United...

Jan 19, 2017 9:21 am

Brett Rogers reportedly homeless and accused of sexual misconduct by three different men

Former Strikeforce and Bellator heavyweight fighter Brett Rogers is in a world of trouble, according to Sarah Horner of the Pioneer Press. Rogers, who is reportedly homeless, has been accused of sexual misconduct by three different men from three different incidents in St. Paul, Minnesota. According to the Pioneer Press report, Rogers “was charged with...

Jan 18, 2017 1:32 pm

Johny Hendricks targeted for middleweight debut at UFC Fight Night: Halifax

Former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks will be going up in weight to fight in the middleweight division for his next bout. According to a report from Ariel Helwani of MMA Fighting, the UFC is working on Johny Hendricks vs. Hector Lombard for UFC Fight Night: Halifax, which is scheduled to take place on February...

Nov 23, 2016 5:08 pm

UFC rankings updated following UFC Fight Night 100

Two UFC events took place over the weekend as UFC Fight Night 99 took place in Belfast, Ireland while UFC Fight Night 100 went down in Sao Paulo, Brazil. With the two events, the UFC rankings have been updated to reflect the fights having an impact on the top 15 ranked fighters throughout the UFC...