351 Search Results for Josh Thomson

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....

Mar 30, 2015 8:35 pm

Josh Thomson And Ross Pearson Agree To A Slugfest, UFC Says No

It seems more and more that fighters are using social media to try and book their next opponent. Check out the back and forth between UFC lightweights Josh Thomson and Ross Pearson, who agreed to put on a show. Unfortunately Thomson tweeted later that the UFC’s matchmaker denied his request. News then broke the day...

Jan 22, 2015 6:45 pm

Josh Thomson vs. Gilbert Burns Booked For March 21

Former Strikeforce lightweight champion, Josh “The Punk” Thomson will return to action May 21 against the undefeated Gilbert Burns. UFC officials announced the bout Thursday. May 21 will serve as the UFC’s return to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, with UFC Fight Night 62. Urijah Faber vs. Raphael Assuncao headlines the event. So far, UFC Fight...

Dec 5, 2014 10:52 am

PHOTO | Josh Thomson’s Amazing Selfie

By far the most amazing #Selfie I've ever been a part of. #love the #philippines and all the great #fans here. #OneFC tonight live from #Manila on OneFC.com @buddahbear is stepping into the cage for another shot at #Glory against a beast of a fighter #IgorSubora #fights #bjj #kickboxing #mma #AnaJulaton #TheHurricane #Boxing A photo...

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.

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...

Mar 12, 2014 9:53 am

QUICK TWITT | Josh Thomson & Anthony Pettis Engage In Twitter Beef

Had the two met last December as planned, the need to settle unfinished business would have probably escaped them. None of that happened though and now what we have is a growing feud between UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis and top lightweight contender, Josh Thomson. The two fighters took to twitter recently and it kind...

Feb 25, 2014 6:15 am

Josh Thomson Sick Over Melendez vs. Pettis Booking – Hoping For Aldo Fight

UFC lightweight Josh Thomson was rumored to be on the verge of retirement following his close and somewhat controversial decision loss to former WEC and UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson at UFC on FOX 10. However, it seems like a fire has been lit under the lightweight contender as announcements have been made regarding season...

Feb 6, 2014 12:27 pm

Josh Thomson Refutes Ben Henderson’s Strength

“Let me just tell you, he’s not strong,” Josh Thomson (right) said of his recent opponent, former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson.  “He doesn’t hit hard.  He’s not strong.  He doesn’t kick hard.”   By Christopher Murphy | Twitter   UFC lightweight fighter Josh Thomson opened up on his fight with former champion Benson Henderson...

Jan 24, 2014 2:52 pm

PHOTO | Benson Henderson & Josh Thomson Staredown In Chi-Town

Earlier today, the UFC on FOX 10 weigh-ins went down from Chicago. UFC on FOX 10 goes down tomorrow night on FOX. In the main event, Josh Thomson and Benson Henderson (pictured) will throw down in a very important bout with heavy implications for the winner.

Jan 24, 2014 6:36 am

Josh Thomson: “I’m expecting him to try to wrestle me to death”

Josh Thomson was originally set to face off against current UFC lightweight champ Anthony Pettis last December in Sacramento, California. That was until a torn meniscus sidelined the champ. Now he is headlining this weekend’s UFC on FOX, against the man that Pettis stripped of the title, Benson Henderson. Though the two are stylistically similar,...

Jan 22, 2014 9:34 am

Josh Thomson Explains The Secret To His Longevity In The Sport

We’ve seen it countless times, on countless UFC programs – Fighter A, training from sunup to sundown. Or Fighter B, going to three different gyms in the space of one day, logging countless hours in an attempt to reach the pinnacle of his fighting ability. This level of dedication can be borderline masochistic. And –...

Dec 13, 2013 9:35 am

Watch Today’s Josh Thomson UFC Q&A Live On BJPENN.COM (2 p.m. PT)

As part of the UFC on FOX 9 Pre-fight festivities , top UFC lightweight contender, Josh Thomson will be hosting today’s UFC Q&A session just north of his hometown in Sacramento, California. BJPENN.COM will be hosting a live stream of the event that precedes today’s Weigh-ins ceremony and EA Sports Cover Winner announcement. You can...

Dec 10, 2013 7:48 am

Josh Thomson Figured Anthony Pettis Would Pull Out Of Fight

Josh “The Punk” Thomson is not one to pull punches. Thomson was set to face current UFC lightweight champion Anthony “Showtime” Pettis for UFC gold at UFC on Fox 9 after stunning the MMA world with a TKO finish over Nate Diaz. Unfortunately for Thomson though, Pettis was forced off the card, citing a torn...

Nov 23, 2013 10:59 am

Josh Thomson Says Benson Henderson Is A Tougher Fight Than Anthony Pettis

Former Strikeforce lightweight champion Josh “The Punk” Thomson, who made an emphatic statement in his knockout of UFC lightweight Nate Diaz, claimed former UFC lightweight champion Benson “Smooth” Henderson is a tougher fight than current UFC lightweight champion Anthony “Showtime” Pettis. Thomson will face Henderson Jan. 25 at UFC on FOX 10, and said “for me...

Nov 16, 2013 11:58 pm

Benson Henderson vs. Josh Thomson: UFC on FOX 10 main event | UFC NEWS

With lightweight champion Anthony Pettis out due to an injury, the man he was set to face off against will now fight the former champion. Josh Thomson will fight Benson Henderson in the headlining fight of  UFC on Fox 10. Henderson is coming off of his lost to Pettis back in August, where he was...

Oct 1, 2013 7:04 am

Anthony Pettis: Josh Thomson is getting finished in the first round

Newly-crowned UFC lightweight champion Anthony “Showtime” Pettis (17-2 MMA, 4-1 UFC) is all about finishing his opponents. In fact, during his six years as a professional mixed martial artist, Pettis has only gone the distance five times in 19 fights and has recorded 14 stoppage victories in the process. As “Showtime” prepares to defend his...

Sep 25, 2013 2:19 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Josh Thomson Talks Upcoming Title Fight Against Anthony Pettis

Josh Thomson, who is coming off an impressive TKO victory over Nate Diaz, will be facing newly-crowned UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis at UFC on FOX 9 in December.  When UFC President, Dana White, places the belt on Thomson, the fighter says he won’t be able to contain himself and that he’s ‘going to pick...