68 Search Results for josh thompson

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...

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...

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...

Nov 19, 2016 9:42 pm

Michael Chandler Defeats Benson Henderson in Bellator 165 Main Event

On Saturday night, Bellator MMA returned to the SAP Center in San Jose, California with Bellator 165. In the card’s main event, reigning Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler attempted to defend his title against former WEC and UFC lightweight titleholder Benson Henderson. Though Chandler would ultimately succeed on this mission, Henderson did not make it easy...

Aug 31, 2016 2:46 am

Michael Chandler Says He’d Fight Rory MacDonald At Welterweight

Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler’s immediate future looks like it could get very interesting. We know that he’ll be taking on former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson on November 19. Should he pass that test, Chandler can then look forward to a scrap with another UFC veteran in Josh Thompson, and perhaps even to a...

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:...

Nov 14, 2017 7:22 am

Trash talking Colby Covington offers Tyron Woodley a reminder on social media

Surging welterweight contender Colby Covington has spent much of the last year talking trash about current welterweight champion Tyron Woodley. When Covington authored a career-best win over Demian Maia late last month, his verbal assault on Woodley picked up even more steam. On Monday, the trend continued, as Covington took to Instagram to offer Woodley...

Nov 1, 2017 10:54 am

VIDEO | Georges St-Pierre fight simulation shows what Bisping can expect at UFC 217

Here’s a preview of what to expect on November 4th at #UFC217. Thanks to @BudLightCA for making it happen. #sponsor pic.twitter.com/rEiTeJUaCX — Georges St-Pierre (@GeorgesStPierre) November 1, 2017 This Saturday night, in the main event of the absolutely stacked UFC 217, former UFC welterweight champion and all-around MMA legend Georges St-Pierre will return from a...

Mar 6, 2017 7:25 am

UFC Fight Night 106 – Belfort vs. Gastelum: Official fight card and start time

With UFC 209 now in the rear-view mirror, the next UFC event on the horizon is UFC Fight Night 106. This event, which will emanate from beautiful Fortaleza, Brazil this Saturday night, will be headlined by a middleweight bout between former UFC light heavyweight champion Vitor Belfort, and former welterweight contender Kelvin Gastelum. Other features...

Mar 2, 2017 7:19 am

Eddie Bravo outlines Tony Ferguson’s grappling training for UFC 209

This weekend, the UFC will touch down in Las Vegas with UFC 209. While the card is headlined by a welterweight title rematch between champ Tyron Woodley and challenger Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson, it seems that the majority of the buzz for the event surrounds the co-main event. This co-main event will see the streaking Tony...

Feb 26, 2017 6:41 am

VIDEO | Ahead of UFC 209, watch Khabib Nurmagomedov maul Michael Johnson

This weekend, the UFC will return to Las Vegas, Nevada with UFC 209. In the evening’s main event, we’ll see welterweight champion Tyron Woodley and challenger Stephen Thompson rematch for divisional gold. In the co-main event, meanwhile, we’ll see undefeated Dagestani star Khabib Nurmagomedov take on the streaking Tony Ferguson for interim lightweight gold. In...

Feb 23, 2017 11:18 pm

Fighters most tested by USADA in 2016

Throughout the course of 2016, the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency has continued to crack down on performance enhancing drugs used both in competition and out of competition by fighters. This has resulted in quite a bit of fighters being suspended for potential USADA violations, most notably former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, and former UFC...

Feb 23, 2017 8:48 am

Bellator 172 salaries

This past weekend, fight fans tuned in for Bellator 172, for a fight card which was initially supposed to be headlined by Fedor Emelianenko vs. Matt Mitrione, where the MMA icon would be stepping into the Bellator MMA cage for his highly anticipated Bellator MMA debut, as well as his first fight in the United...

Jan 19, 2017 9:21 am

Brett Rogers reportedly homeless and accused of sexual misconduct by three different men

Former Strikeforce and Bellator heavyweight fighter Brett Rogers is in a world of trouble, according to Sarah Horner of the Pioneer Press. Rogers, who is reportedly homeless, has been accused of sexual misconduct by three different men from three different incidents in St. Paul, Minnesota. According to the Pioneer Press report, Rogers “was charged with...

Jan 18, 2017 1:32 pm

Johny Hendricks targeted for middleweight debut at UFC Fight Night: Halifax

Former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks will be going up in weight to fight in the middleweight division for his next bout. According to a report from Ariel Helwani of MMA Fighting, the UFC is working on Johny Hendricks vs. Hector Lombard for UFC Fight Night: Halifax, which is scheduled to take place on February...

Nov 23, 2016 5:08 pm

UFC rankings updated following UFC Fight Night 100

Two UFC events took place over the weekend as UFC Fight Night 99 took place in Belfast, Ireland while UFC Fight Night 100 went down in Sao Paulo, Brazil. With the two events, the UFC rankings have been updated to reflect the fights having an impact on the top 15 ranked fighters throughout the UFC...

Nov 22, 2016 12:26 pm

Top 10 Head-Kick KOs in UFC History | Part 1

In mixed martial arts, there are few paths to victory as emphatic as the head-kick knockout. A twist of the hips, a swing of the leg, and bang, that’s it. Though head-kick knockouts are certainly rare, we’ve witnessed dozens throughout the long and spectacular history of The Ultimate Fighting Championship. To celebrate this jaw-dropping and...

Nov 17, 2016 1:04 pm

VIDEO | UFC rankings updated following UFC 205 – Conor McGregor not yet at the pinnacle

The UFC rankings were freshly updated following the historic UFC 205 event that took place at New York’s Madison Square Garden. UFC superstar Conor McGregor made history on Saturday night in the main event against Eddie Alvarez. “The Notorious” became the first fighter in the UFC to hold two weight class championship titles at the...

Nov 8, 2016 8:14 am

UFC Rankings Update: Tony Ferguson Surges Ahead

Last Saturday, the UFC touched down in sun-soaked Mexico City with UFC Fight Night 98. With this exciting event in the rear-view mirror, the UFC has updated their official rankings to reflect the shifts and shakeups that resulted from it. The most notable rankings change that stemmed from the UFC’s recent trip to Mexico was...

Oct 21, 2016 7:05 am

Bobby Lashley More Interested in Fedor Fight than Bellator Heavyweight Title Shot

There is a long history of professional wrestlers attempting to try their hand at MMA. On several occasions, these wrestlers have realized mountainous heights, like Brock Lesnar did when he won the UFC heavyweight title. On other occasions, their MMA forays have been downright disasters, like CM Punk’s long-discussed UFC debut against Mickey Gall was....

Sep 14, 2016 9:14 am

Canadian Welterweight Jordan Mein Emerges from Retirement

Last August, Canadian welterweight Jordan Mein announced his decision to hang up the gloves. He did so at just 25 years old – though he’d competed in a whopping 39 professional fights, many of them quite gruelling. On Tuesday, news broke that the ever-exciting welterweight has nixed those retirement plans, and is hoping for a...