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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...

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...

Apr 22, 2014 12:46 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Josh Thomson Not Retiring, Wants to Fight in July

Despite his initial statements that he was heavily considering retirement, UFC Lightweight contender Josh ‘The Punk’ Thomson has altered course. “I’m hoping to fight July 26 in San Jose,” Thomson told BJPenn.com. San Jose would make sense for Thomson, since he was born and raised there, and has fought at home numerous times.  He explained...


May 23, 2013 8:20 pm

EXCLUSIVE | AKA Coach Javier Mendez: Josh Thomson Deserves Title Shot | BJPenn.com Radio

By JAKE CHASTAIN | AKA Coach Javier Mendez joined the boys over at BJPenn.com Radio on Wednesday night and discussed many hot topics swirling around the MMA world. One of the things Mendez found himself discussing was Josh Thompson’s amazing UFC return on April 20th where he knocked-out former title contender Nathan Diaz with a...

Feb 18, 2013 11:13 am

EXCLUSIVE | Josh Thomson Lands Lead In Film, Does All His Own Stunts | UFC NEWS

  Former Strikeforce Lightweight Champion Josh Thomson rarely gets the credit he deserves or the acknowledgement of being one of the top lightweights in the world. It may be due to the fact that his first run in the UFC was very brief or because he has dealt with a lot of injuries through the...

May 14, 2012 7:44 am

Melendez On Thompson | "I want to destroy this guy." | MMA NEWS

By Jamie McAllister Gilbert Melendez in an interview with MMAWeekly Radio. Melendez comments on how he felt when he was initially matched with Josh Thompson as well as his goals in the sport. “Initially, I wasn’t the most thrilled about it, but it is what it is. I’m cool with it. Now that I accepted...

Feb 4, 2012 11:04 pm

Nelson, Werdum, Poirier And Thompson Earn $65K UFC 143 Fight Night Bonuses

Tonight’s UFC 143 event has come and gone. In the main event from The Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas Carlos Condit was able to edge out Nick Diaz to earn a unanimous decision victory. Condit was crowned the new UFC interim welterweight champion and Nick Diaz, upset at the judges’ decision retired in...

Jan 19, 2012 3:54 pm

UFC NEWS – Edwards Out, Stittgen In Against Thompson At UFC 143

A pair of injuries has changed this UFC 143 bout on two separate occasions. However, the UFC has locked it in and now promotional newcomers Stephen Thompson and Dan Stittgen will face off in preliminary card action. Originally Thompson was brought in to face Justin Edwards when Mike Stumpf was forced out of the bout...

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:...

Aug 15, 2014 9:58 am

Cerrone vs. Green, Krause vs. Masvidal added to UFC 178

In lieu of the removal of Jones vs Cormier from the main event of UFC 178, the UFC has added a new stellar bout to the card, and fixed another. Late Thursday night the UFC announced that Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone was going up against Bobby Green. Green was originally slatted to fight Jorge Masvidal, but...

Nov 12, 2013 8:04 am

Kelvin Gastelum Injured – UFC Looks For New Opponent For Court McGee

An undisclosed injury has taken Kelvin Gastelum out of his upcoming UFC on FOX 9 welterweight showdown with fellow “Ultimate Fighter” winner, Court McGee. A UFC official has confirmed the change, and noted that the promotion is keeping Court McGee on the card – so long as they find him an opponent. This isn’t the first...

Nov 11, 2013 9:43 am

Anthony Pettis Injured – Johnson And Benavidez To Main Event For UFC On FOX 9

  Anthony Pettis’ first title defense has been postponed. According to a report on Fox Sports Live on Sunday night, the newly crowned UFC lightweight champion has suffered a knee injury, and will have to withdraw from his UFC on Fox 9 matchup against Josh Thompson. This is in stark contrast to what Dana White had reported Saturday...

Jul 19, 2013 1:37 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Cesar Gracie Talks About the Future of the Diaz Brothers | BJPenn.com Radio

By JAKE CHASTAIN | Famed BJJ coach and longtime fan favorite of BJPenn.com, Cesar Gracie, joined our own Pedro Carrasco and George Mathews on Wednesday night’s episode (July 17th) of BJPenn.com Radio. Cesar is a staple in the training circles of the MMA community, he’s the head of the Cesar Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Academy in California, and he has coached and mentored...

Apr 22, 2013 1:51 pm

Quick Tweet: Diaz: ‘UFC more weight classes ASAP’

UFC’s Nate Diaz, days after his loss to Josh Thompson on UFC on Fox 7, sent out this Tweet Monday afternoon: @ufc more weight classes ASAP ?? 163,178,193 More super fights more champion vs champion ,closer to weight better fights more potential … Diaz had bandied about the idea of returning to welterweight after Saturday’s...

Apr 19, 2013 7:57 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Kenny Florian Breaks Down Henderson-Melendez and Diaz-Thomson | BJPENN.COM Radio

Former UFC title contender and current analyst & commentator Kenny “Ken-Flo” Florian joined BJPENN.COM Radio on Wednesday, April 17 to discuss a number of topics that the MMA world has been buzzing about. This weekend, the world’s premier mixed martial arts organization makes its return to FOX, with the main event pitting UFC Lightweight Champion...

Sep 25, 2012 5:46 pm

Strikeforce: ‘Melendez vs Healy’ Fighters – Getting Paid Despite Cancellation

Parent company of Strikeforce, Zuffa canceled the Sept. 29 event when Showtime concluded not to air it following the injury of Strikeforce lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez. The company plans to compensate all 19 athletes who were left without a fight.  Among the confirmed to have been promised at least partial pay are Pat Healy, Jorge...