Archive: Josh Thomson

Jul 26, 2014 3:06 pm

UFC on FOX 12 Results: Trator Picks Up Decision Win Over Arreola

Tiago Trator and Akbarh Arreola put on a grueling performance inside the octagon tonight in a bout that closed out the UFC Fight Pass preliminary portion of the card. Trator may have shown signs of fatigue throughout the fight, but he put 100% power in his punches until the last second expired. Arreola did a...

Jul 26, 2014 2:42 pm

UFC on FOX 12 Results: Burns Earns Exciting Decision Win Against Stahl

Welterweights Andreas Stahl and Gilbert Burns made their debuts tonight and left it all in the octagon. Burns may have walked out with the decision win, but Stahl displayed a “Never Surrender” attitude that forced him to keep pressing forward. Stahl suffered what seemed to be a broken nose within the first couple minutes of...

Jul 26, 2014 2:18 pm

UFC on FOX 12 Results: Jedrzejczyk Earns Decision Victory Over Lima

Every single victory counts when you are a UFC Strawweight because the division is so new. The fact that Joana Jedrzejczyk put on such a one-sided beating raised her stock within the weight-class that much more. Juliana Lima seemed to walk into the center of the octagon overexcited and she drained her gas tank with...

Jul 26, 2014 12:29 pm

“UFC on FOX 12: Lawler vs. Brown” Quick Results Thread

It’s fight night! And in typical fashion, BJPENN.COM will be providing fight fans with live results from San Jose, California. UFC on FOX 12 goes down tonight, featuring a main event between Robbie Lawler and Matt Brown. If you can’t make the event, or just need to catch up on results, here they are: Main...

Jul 25, 2014 5:26 pm

California Commission Says White’s Wrong – Matt Brown Refused To Make Weight, Fined 20%

Shortly after airing today’s weigh-ins UFC President Dana White took to FOX Sports with an update and reaction to Matt Brown missing weight for his main event on FOX tomorrow night. In the President’s statement he noted that the California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) refused to let Brown make his contracted weight, therefore it was...

Jul 25, 2014 4:52 pm

STAREDOWNS! UFC on FOX 12 Fighters Mean Mug In The Bay

If you missed our live broadcast of today’s UFC on FOX 12 weigh-ins event, here are some of the more memorable staredowns from San Jose! Enjoy! Johnson vs. Nog: Bermudez vs. Guida: Thomson vs. Green:

Jul 25, 2014 12:32 pm

Watch Today’s UFC on FOX 12 Weigh-Ins Live on BJPENN.COM (4 PM PT)

Live and free on BJPENN.COM, today’s UFC on FOX 12 pre-fight weigh-ins go down from San Jose, California. If you’re not fortunate enough to be in San Jose this weekend, join us right here for all your UFC fight coverage, starting today at 4:00/7:00 p.m. PT/ET.

Jul 24, 2014 8:55 pm

Matt Brown Is A Great Fighter Who Isn’t Great At Interviews

Matt Brown is an awesome fighter. But if he’s not choosing his words poorly in interviews he’s not being Matt Brown. The latest example of this comes in the form of today’s media event, where the top UFC welterweight fighter fumbled up and used a word not really accepted by most people. “I anticipate to...

Jul 24, 2014 5:10 am

Matt Brown: ‘Lawler Fight Can Be For Main Event, Title Or In My Back Yard’

  Matt Brown on if Lawler is his toughest challenge yet: “I don’t know. The next challenge is the most difficult, no matter who you’re fighting.” Brown on Lawler’s weaknesses: “He doesn’t show a lot of weaknesses. I watched the Hendricks fight and Hendricks and I are very different fighters, so I’ll fight him differently....

Jul 24, 2014 5:00 am

Robbie Lawler Discusses This Weekend’s UFC on FOX 12 Main Event

“I’ve got to just go out there, move my feet, dictate the pace, not let him get in my face and put a hurting on him.” Lawler on what’s different with his career now: “I’ve got a lot more experience. The training at American Top Team has helped. There’re a lot of good guys who...

Jul 23, 2014 7:47 am

Signature Moves: Josh Thomson

Josh Thomson breaks down the techniques behind the moves that have made him one of the most exciting fighters in the history of the lightweight division. Don’t miss his fight against Bobby Green at UFC Fight Night San Jose on July 26th.

Jul 22, 2014 7:49 pm

Thomson Disses Heavier Weight Classes, Says They Aren’t Mixed Martial Artists

UFC lightweight Josh Thomson made an interesting statement to Fox Sports, he said that the higher weight classes you get into, the more one dimensional the fighters are. His words: “This is what I say — when you go up in weight, you should be saying it to those guys. Because those guys all have...

Jul 1, 2014 1:40 pm

Pettis to Bendo: We All Know Who The Real Champ Is

There is no denying that current UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis is one of the sports most exciting and dynamic stars. Nicknamed “Showtime,” Pettis has displayed remarkable creativity in his striking, using the octagon cage as a springboard on multiple occasions to throw all types of strikes at his opponents. It’s these unique abilities that have...

May 9, 2014 10:20 am

Thomson vs. Johnson Set For San Jose Event

By Evan Stoumbelis Josh “The punk” Thomson will meet Michael “The Menace” Johnson at the UFC’s July 26th event in San Jose California for UFC on Fox 12. Josh Thomson dropped a close decision loss to former lightweight champion Benson Henderson back in July at UFC on Fox 11 in Chicago. Following the controversial decision,...

May 5, 2014 5:35 pm

Khabib Pokes Fun At Thomson Phone Scandal, Offers To Fight Either Diaz Anytime

UFC lightweight fighter, Khabib Nurmagomedov is no stranger to the fight callout. The unbeaten, Russian based, fighter has tried effortlessly to get top lightweights to fight him. In the wake of the recent Josh Thomson twitter scandal, Nurmagomedov thought he’d have a bit of fun. Check it: My phone wasn't stolen last night while at...

May 5, 2014 12:27 pm

Nate Diaz Blasts Thomson – Doesn’t Buy Stolen Phone Excuse

Earlier today we reported that Josh Thomson called out Nick and Nate Diaz, insulted them through twitter then recanted his statements and said his phone was stolen. Now, we have a response for the Diaz Brothers. You got drunk talked a bunch of stupid shit when you woke up you panicked an #backpeddled #sorryasslittlebitch #whatreallyhappened...