Thomson Hints At Retirement Following Controversial UFC on FOX 10 Loss

January 25, 2014 9:29 pm by bjpenn.com staff 4 Comments
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“This might be it, man… I’d still be in the same position (If he beat Henderson at UFC on FOX 10) There’s a possibility [that’d I’d have turned down a title shot with a win], because what’s the point of winning the title knowing that you’re not going to fight that much longer? I don’t want to do that to the UFC either. But like I said, I’ve got to sit down with them and just talk about the direction of how this all should go.

“I love this sport. I love being around the guys. It’s great being in the back, and I think anybody who was in my locker room knows, I was back there with smiles just knowing this has been great. I love it, this is the best.”

During tonight’s post-fight press-conference top lightweight fighter, Josh Thomson, shocked the media in attendance when he announced that he might be done with fighting.

Thomson lost a very close split-decision to Benson Henderson in the UFC on FOX 10 main event and the defeat derailed his hopes of a title shot.

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