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  1. Matches to Make After UFC 181Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 7 | Sherdog

    He did what Josh Thomson , Shinya Aoki , Tatsuya Kawajiri , Jorge Masvidal , Diego Sanchez , Clay Guida , Benson Henderson and 14 others could not: Anthony Pettis finished Gilbert Melendez . Pettis submitted the former Strikeforce and World Extreme Cagefighting titleholder with a mounted second-round guillotine choke to retain the Ultimate Fighting Championship lightweight crown in the UFC 181 co-main event on Saturday at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas.


  2. Anthony Pettis on injury layoff: 'I definitely got annoyed with a lot of fans'Read the original story

    Saturday Dec 6 |

    ... in Las Vegas, has not fought since beating Benson Henderson for the belt in August 2013. He signed on to fight Josh Thomson , but was forced to pull out with a torn PCL he suffered in the victory over Henderson. All "Showtime" really wanted to do ...


  3. UFC 181: Gilbert Melendez Gets 2nd (Maybe Last?) Chance to Prove He's BestRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | BleacherReport

    ... smaller organization's 155-pound title and successfully defending it six times. His trilogy of fights against Josh Thomson was epic, and by the end of his run among Scott 's band of misfit toys, he was on the short list of guys who could conceivably ...


  4. And Now He's Retired: Yves Edwards Calls It Quits After 17 Years of Thug-JitsuRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | Cage Potato

    ... Edwards had his share of career highlights over the years - who could forget his jumping head kick knockout of Josh Thomson , or his hopping-knee KO of Edson Berto , or his destruction of Jeremy Stephens ? - but his performances fell off the rails ...


  5. Yves Edwards Retires from MMA, Closes Chapter on Memorable CareerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 30 | MMA Weekly

    Edwards made his professional debut in 1997, fighting for several promotions throughout his career, including Pride, WEC, Strikeforce, Bellator and most notably the UFC. In 2001, Edwards made his first appearance in the UFC, losing a decision to Matt Serra at UFC 33. But arguably his most notable win came at UFC 49 against Josh Thomson .


  6. UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. Swanson - Toe to Toe Preview: Bobby Green vs. Edson BarbozaRead the original story

    Nov 21, 2014 | BloodyElbow

    ... vaulted up the ranks with surprising alacrity, taking out James Krause by nutshot, Pat Healy by decision, and Josh Thomson by weird fight. David: Zane said it best - Thomson is so so good, but isn't elite at creating his own chances. The Thomson ...


  7. Yves Edwards Shows Why You Never Turn Your Back On An Opponent In MMARead the original story

    Nov 21, 2014 | BloodyElbow

    Turn back the clock ... way back to UFC 49 in 2004. Yves Edwards was battling Josh Thomson and Thomson tried to separate a bit too urgently.


  8. UFC Fight Night 57: Bobby Green Is Ready for His Close-UpRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | BleacherReport

    ... he submitted Since that moment he's been on quite a run and gaining attention at the same time. His win over Josh Thomson at UFC on Fox 12 was the type of victory that can get experts talking about his viability as a contender in the UFC's ...


  9. UFC Lightweight Bobby Green Hints at Retirement After UFC Fight Night 57Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | BleacherReport

    ... also coming off the biggest win of his career, a split-decision win over perennial contender and MMA veteran Josh Thomson. But for all of Green's triumph inside the cage, there's been plenty of tragedy outside it as well. The retirement talk may be ...


  10. UFC Fight Night 57 live results streamRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | MMA Mania

    ... chase. Green is the winner of eight straight, including last summer's upset over former Strikeforce champion Josh Thomson. Barboza, meanwhile, is fresh off a technical knockout victory over Evan Dunham back in July. will provide LIVE ...


  11. Bobby Green contemplating retirement: 'Think this might be my last fight'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | BloodyElbow

    ... the UFC, which include victories over the likes of Pat Healy , James Krause and former Strikeforce champion Josh Thomson . His unblemished run thought the 155-pound roster highlights his surprising proposition to step away from the sport. However, ...


  12. UFC grand opening celebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 |

    ... finest fighters in UFC. An exciting feature of the event was a very intense kickboxing group class, hosted by Josh Thomson, on behalf of UFC. Techniques such as Jab, Cross, Hook, Uppercut and high kicks to the heavy bags were combined with other ...


  13. UFC Fight Night 57 'Prelims' preview and predictions, Pt. 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | MMA Mania

    ... which takes place from Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas. In addition, Bobby Green -- fresh off his upset of Josh Thomson -- will take on one of the 155-pound division's most brutal strikers in Edson Barboza . Brad Pickett will also take on ...


  14. Nate Diaz Feels He's Been Taken Advantage of for Years, but Ready to Get Back to WorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | MMA Weekly

    ... am I going to do? I wasn't going to go cry for more money now that I just lost." He then went on to lose to Josh Thomson before rebounding with a Knockout of the Night performance against Gray Maynard. After the knockout, the UFC came calling, ...


  15. UFC Lightweight Bobby Green Gets Ready for the LimelightRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | BleacherReport

    Seventh-ranked UFC lightweight Bobby Green hits Josh Thomson with a straight left on the main card of UFC on Fox: Lawler vs. Brown on July 26.


  16. Khabib Nurmagomedov's Request to Face Pettis-Melendez Winner Is No Sure ThingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | Rant MMA

    ... has yet to defend the 155-pound strap. He incurred a knee injury that scuttled a December 2013 defense against Josh Thomson and then had his return further delayed because of TUF 20 coaching duties opposite "El Nino". Pettis' absence has created a ...


  17. RFA 21 Will Be in So-Cal to Crown a New Lightweight ChampionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | MMA Weekly

    ... of a tournament on the sixth season of Bellator. Ambrose currently trains and fights out of UFC star Josh Thomson's Knoxx Martial Arts & Fitness in San Jose, California and is focused on earning a career-defining victory back home in his native ...


  18. Pettis happy with quick fightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    ... to repair a torn posterior cruciate ligament in his left knee and was forced to pull out of a fight with Josh Thomson last December. The champion insists he's not injury prone and the knee won't be a lingering issue. He says the issue has become a ...


  19. Donald Cerrone's Stay-Busy Strategy Continues to Pay Off, but for How Long?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | BleacherReport

    ... weight class. wins one more bout before the end of the year against a Top 15 opponent - think Myles Jury, Josh Thomson or Michael Johnson, perhaps - it'll be hard to deny that he's ready for a chance at the title. was denied one of the fight ...


  20. UFC: Bobby Green's other brother shot last nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | BloodyElbow

    ... I am but I'm also from Rialto and the most gutter city in the world San Bernardino Green, who last fought Josh Thomson to a decision victory and is currently on a 4-0 run within the UFC, has just recently allowed himself the time to deal with the ...