284 Search Results for josh thomson

Aug 15, 2017 2:31 pm

Josh Thomson makes MMA history with commission ruling of controversial fight result

A first in MMA history was made today after the California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) had a hearing with MMA veteran Josh Thomson. Thomson met with the commission on Tuesday regarding his controversial loss, which took place back in February against Patricky “Pitbull” Freire. Freire won by KO in the second round moments after an...

Aug 15, 2017 10:33 am

CSAC makes Josh Thomson an unprecedented offer for controversial loss to Freire

Back in February, former Strikeforce lightweight champion and current Bellator lightweight contender Josh Thomson was knocked out in a fight with Patricky “Pitbull” Freire. Regrettably, the catalyst for the knockout seemed to be an inadvertent but illegal clash of heads. Given this controversial end, Thomson moved to appeal the loss, hoping the California State Athletic...

Aug 6, 2017 5:11 pm

Josh Thomson shares an update on his return, eyes two rematches in the future

Former Strikeforce lightweight champion Josh Thomson (22-9 MMA) has gone 2-1 since joining Scott Coker and Bellator MMA in August of 2015. The American Kickboxing Academy staple scored a third-round submission finish (arm-triangle choke) over Mike Bronzoulis in his Bellator debut in September of 2015. Thomson followed up that win with an electrifying knockout victory...

Aug 6, 2017 3:39 pm

Josh Thomson details how Dana White prevented him from commentating for FOX Sports

At 38-years-old, former Strikeforce lightweight champion Josh Thomson (22-9 MMA) remains one of the very best 155-pound fighters in the sport of mixed martial arts. The product of American Kickboxing Academy (AKA) was most recently seen in action this past February in San Jose, where he had his two-fight win streak snapped by Patricky Freire...

Aug 2, 2017 2:51 pm

BJPENN.COM Radio Ep. 44 // Volkan Oezdemir | Mike Perry | Josh Thomson

BJPENN.COM Radio returns tonight at 8PM ET/5PM PT with more awesome guests for your MMA fix! 8:15PM ET- First up, arguably the biggest winner from UFC 214 over the weekend, Volkan “No Time” Oezdemir. After dispatching the very dangerous Jimi Manuwa in less than a minute, Volkan is calling for a crack at the Jon...

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...

Sep 21, 2016 7:48 am

EXCLUSIVE: Josh Thomson – ‘The UFC screwed Nate Diaz out of McGregor trilogy’

The only man to ever knock out Nate Diaz came to the Stockton slugger’s defense in Diaz’s pursuit for a third fight with Conor McGregor. Josh Thomson spoke exclusively on BJPENN.com’s Rapid Fire and broke down why Conor got a rematch against Nate at UFC 202, and why Nate probably won’t be getting his rematch against...

Sep 20, 2016 10:20 am

EXCLUSIVE: Josh Thomson reveals his next fight in Bellator

Bellator lightweight and former UFC lightweight title contender Josh Thomson was one of the first and highest profile fighters to jump ship from the UFC to Bellator last year. Now 2-0 in his new promotion, Thomson spoke exclusively to BJPENN.com Rapid Fire and discussed who he plans on fighting next and why: “I think right...

May 1, 2016 6:01 pm

Josh Thomson forced out of Michael Chandler bout due to an injury

Josh Thomson (22-8 MMA) has suffered an undisclosed injury which has forced the former Strikeforce lightweight champion to pull out of his scheduled Bellator 154 matchup with Michael Chandler. MMAFighting.com confirmed the news after an initial report from FloCombat.com. Thomson has gone 2-0 since joining the Bellator ranks, scoring finishes in both of those victories....

Dec 5, 2015 8:15 am

REPLAY! Josh Thomson TKO’s opponent at Bellator 147

Last night Josh ‘The Punk’ Thomson stepped into the Bellator MMA cage to fight Pablo Villaseca at Bellator 147 in front of his hometown fans. Thomson ultimately ended up getting the 2nd round TKO win, which you can see above!

Dec 4, 2015 9:27 pm

Clip Of The Day: Yves Edwards knocks out Josh Thomson

Yves Edwards vs Josh Thomson at UFC 49 at MGM Grand in Las Vegas, NV on August 21, 2004 #DWCOTD A video posted by Dana White (@danawhiteufc) on Dec 4, 2015 at 4:28pm PST For his Clip Of The Day, UFC President Dana White selected an iconic knockout from Yves Edwards where he head kicked...

Sep 23, 2015 5:37 pm

Josh Thomson: Bellator Feels Like Family, UFC Not So Much

Former UFC lightweight and Strikeforce champion Josh Thomson made his promotional debut for Bellator MMA this past Saturday in front of his home crowd. It was a winning effort and afterwards Thomson had nothing but great things to say about his new boss and new promotion, which he considers to be like a family, something...

Sep 20, 2015 8:27 am

REPLAY! Josh Thomson Gets The Finish In Bellator Debut

Former UFC lightweight Josh Thomson pulled off a big win in his Bellator debut. He fought Mike Bronzoulis in front of his home crowd and put on quite the performance. Thomson was clearly the better grappler and was able to get the fight to the ground whenever he wanted to. In the third round he...

Sep 19, 2015 8:11 pm

Bellator Dynamite Results: Josh Thomson Submits Mike Bronzoulis In Bellator Debut

Former UFC fighter Josh Thomson made his Bellator debut in front of his home crowd at Bellator ‘Dynamite’ against Mike Bronzoulis. These guys didn’t waste time getting after it. Both fighters got after it. They exchanged on the feet. Thomson almost landed a big head kick but it was blocked. Mike slipped and Thomson capitalized...

Sep 18, 2015 5:18 am

Josh Thomson: ‘It’s Tough’ Being A Clean Athlete In This Sport

Current Bellator MMA lightweight Josh Thomson will get to make his promotional debut in front of his home crowd when he fights this Saturday at the ‘Dynamite’ event taking place in San Jose, CA. Thomson will fight Mike Bronzoulis in his first Bellator scrap, but before that he spoke with BJPENN.COM’s Layzie The Savage. When...

Sep 17, 2015 10:15 am

WATCH! Josh Thomson Ready To Perform In Front Of Hometown Crowd

Former Strikeforce lightweight champion and UFC fighter Josh Thomson will get to make his Bellator MMA debut in front of his home crowd, in San Jose, CA. He’ll be fighting Mike Bronzoulis at this Saturday’s historic Bellator ‘Dynamite’ event. It will be the first of its kind, featuring both a cage for MMA fights and...

Sep 17, 2015 5:34 am

If Not For Scott Coker, Josh Thomson Might Be Retired Right Now

Former Strikeforce lightweight champion Josh Thomson most recently fought for the UFC. Now, in his next fight, he’ll be in the Bellator MMA cage. Thomson fought four times in the UFC but will now test the waters in a new promotion. There was some controversy surrounding his departure from the UFC. The promotion came out...

Sep 16, 2015 6:29 am

Josh Thomson: ‘Bellator Offered More Money Than The UFC’

Former Strikeforce and UFC lightweight Josh Thomson is now with Bellator MMA and set to make his debut in his new promotion. There was a little controversy when he left the UFC, with the promotion saying they released him, while he insists he made the choice not to resign. Thomson recently spoke with Sherdog and...

Sep 12, 2015 7:48 pm

Josh Thomson: ‘No Doubt Khabib’s A Future UFC Champ’

Former UFC lightweight and current Bellator MMA lightweight Josh Thomson trains with top UFC fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov at AKA and says that there’s no question ‘The Eagle’ will be a champ in the very near future. Khabib will return after a long layoff due to injury and face off with Tony Ferguson. Before being injured,...

Aug 17, 2015 7:01 am

Josh Thomson set to make explosive debut at Bellator’s “Dynamite” event

Add Media Less than a week removed from his signing with the company, Bellator already has major plans for Josh Thomson. “The Punk” may be making his debut sooner than expected at Bellator’s “Dynamite” super-card in September. Thomson will be squaring off with fellow newcomer Mike Bronzoulis on September 19, 2015 at “Bellator 142: Dynamite”,...

Aug 11, 2015 5:28 pm

Bellator Signs Josh Thomson To Exclusive Multi-Fight Contract

Former Strikeforce lightweight champion and, now, former UFC lightweight Josh Thomson is now a Bellator MMA lightweight. The promotion announced today that they have reached an exclusive multi-fight contract with Thomson. The UFC choose not to renew the top lightweight’s contract and it looks like Bellator wasted no time grabbing him up. Via press release:...

Jul 15, 2015 11:04 pm

HIGHLIGHTS! Tony Ferguson And Josh Thomson Go To War!

UFC lightweights Tony Ferguson and Josh Thomson put on a hell of a fight, but it was Ferguson who really dominated and picked up the win, check it out! Kings Of Volume — Punches In Bunches With Nate Diaz And Richard Perez

Apr 1, 2015 1:37 am

Josh Thomson Books Tony Ferguson For July Fight

Top UFC lightweight, Josh Thomson has a date and an opponent for his long-awaited return to the Octagon. The opponent comes way of Ultimate fighter season 13 winner, Tony “El Cucuy” Feruson, and the two currently sit as the only fight booked for July’s trip to San Diego, UFC Fight Night 72, on July 15....