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  1. Bobby Green posts extremely graphic photo of leg surgeryRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | MMAFighting.com

    ... had his eight-fight winning streak snapped by Edson Barboza in November. Before that, Green earned wins over Josh Thomson , Pat Healy , James Krause and Jacob Volkmann in the UFC. He remains ranked among the top 155-pounders in the UFC and was ...

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  2. Josh Thomson vs. Gilbert Burns. Demian Maia vs. Ryan LaFlare added to UFC Rio cardRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | BloodyElbow

    ... a major step up in competition for one Brazilian fighter. Former Strikeforce champ and perennial contender Josh Thomson (20-7, 1 NC, 3-3 UFC) faces off with Gilbert Burns (9-0, 2-0 UFC). Thomson has dropped two fights in a row, but both were pretty ...

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  3. Josh Thomson vs. Gilbert Burns slated for UFC Fight Night 62Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Cage Pages

    July 26, 2014; San Jose, CA, USA; Josh Thomson fights Bobby Green during the lightweight bout of the FOX UFC Saturday at SAP Center. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports #7-ranked UFC Lightweight, Josh Thomson , looks to snap a 2-fight losing streak when he meets undefeated Brazilian prospect, Gilbert Burns , at UFC Fight Night 62. The lightweight bout is scheduled to take place on Mar. 21 at the Ginasio do Maracanazinho in Rio de Janeiro.

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  4. Urijah Faber vs. Raphael Assuncao, Josh Thomson vs. Gilbert Burns set ...Read the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | MMAFighting.com

    Urijah Faber and Raphael Assuncao , who battled as featherweights at WEC 46 in 2010, will rematch, now as bantamweights, in the main event of UFC Fight Night 62 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on March 21. Faber , who submitted Assuncao with a rear-naked choke back in 2010, won back-to-back fights since losing a title fight to Renan Barao , tapping Alex Caceres and Francisco Rivera . The former WEC featherweight, 8-0 under the UFC banner in non-title fights, returns to the main card after a couple of undercard bouts.

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  5. UFC Confirms Michael Johnson's Arrest for Battery Following...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 30 | Cage Potato

    ... timeline of this whole thing is bizarre. Johnson gets arrested in April, the UFC books him for a fight against Josh Thomson in May , then the UFC announces he's "injured" in July but doesn't reveal the truth about his arrest until late December, two ...

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  6. UFC Lightweight Michael Johnson Reinstated by Promotion Following April ArrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 30 | Sherdog

    ... triumph over Melvin Guillard at UFC Fight Night in London on March 8, Johnson was booked for a matchup with Josh Thomson at UFC on Fox 12. The bout was announced on May 9, approximately one month after Johnson's arrest. In July, the Las Vegas-based ...

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

    Dec 7, 2014 | 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.

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

    Dec 6, 2014 | MMAFighting.com

    ... 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 ...

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

    Dec 3, 2014 | 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 ...

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

    Dec 1, 2014 | 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 ...

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

    Nov 30, 2014 | 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 .

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  12. 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 ...

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  13. 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.

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  14. 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 ...

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  15. 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 ...

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  16. 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. MMAmania.com will provide LIVE ...

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  17. 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, ...

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

    Nov 17, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... 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 ...

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  19. 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 ...

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  20. 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, ...

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