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  1. Welcome to the UFC, Badurek, Oliveira, & CapitaoRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | BloodyElbow

    An injury brings one new lightweight to the UFC, but a new strawweight and a new featherweight are on their way to the big show as well. When Josh Thomson bowed out of UFC Fight Night Rio de Janeiro with an injury, it was almost assured that a new fighter was going to be brought in to face rising prospect Gilbert Burns .

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  2. Josh Thomson injured, out of UFC Fight Night 62 co-main event bout against Gilbert BurnsRead the original story

    Thursday | MMAFighting.com

    Former Strikeforce lightweight champion Josh Thomson , who was set to meet Burns on March 21 at the Maracanazinho gymnasium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, was forced out of the match-up with an undisclosed injury. MMAFighting.com confirmed the news following a report from The promotion is trying to find a new opponent for "Durinho" , who recently scored a first-round submission victory over Christos Giagos at UFC 179 in his lightweight debut.

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  3. Josh Thomson injured, out of UFC Fight Night Rio co-main event vs. Gilbert BurnsRead the original story

    Thursday | BloodyElbow

    The oft-injured Josh Thomson has unfortunately been forced out of his UFC Fight Night co-main event slot due to injury. The March 21st UFC Fight Night in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil has taken multiple hits to its main card, and now UFC officials have to look for a replacement opponent for the co-main event.

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  4. Josh Thomson injured, pulled from UFC Fight Night 62Read the original story

    Thursday | MMA Mania

    Ultimate Fighting Championship is hoping to find a short-notice replacement for Gilbert Burns for the upcoming UFC Fight Night 62 mixed martial arts event, scheduled for March 21, 2015 inside Maracanazinho Gymnasium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. That's because former Strikeforce lightweight champion Josh Thomson has been injured and forced to withdraw from their 155-pound scrap, according to Lance .

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  5. UFC Fight Night: 5 Fights for Michael JohnsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | BleacherReport

    ... determine whether Johnson is ready for the best fighters at 155 and if Benson should move to a new division. Josh Thomson was on the cusp of receiving a title shot against Anthony Pettis until UFC on Fox 10. That split-decision defeat sent the ...

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  6. UFC Fight Night 61: Michael Johnson vs. Edson Barboza Has Fight Of The Night PotentialRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Rant MMA

    ... Guillard his job. The Season 12 finalist of The Ultimate Fighter had been slotted into a July fight against Josh Thomson at UFC on FOX 12, but he saw that opportunity derailed because of an April arrest stemming from an alleged domestic dispute. ...

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  7. Benson Henderson Is Great but Must Recognize What Really Moves the UFC NeedleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | BleacherReport

    ... pundits; his boss has also been his biggest critic. Following his back-and-forth split-decision victory over Josh Thomson in January 2014, UFC president Dana White remarked , per Steven ,'" said Henderson at the UFC Fight Night 42 post-fight ...

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  8. First Ufc Gym In Silicon Valley To Host Grand Opening Celebration in Sunnyvale Saturday, January 31Read the original story

    Jan 27, 2015 | Sys-Con Media

    ... family to sweat, move, live and TRAIN DIFFERENT. UFC superstars Urijah Faber , Chad Mendes , Travis Browne and Josh Thomson will be in attendance for the grand opening celebration. UFC GYM executives, location is truly an incredible facility and we ...

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

    Jan 25, 2015 | 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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  10. Josh Thomson vs. Gilbert Burns. Demian Maia vs. Ryan LaFlare added to UFC Rio cardRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2015 | 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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  11. Josh Thomson vs. Gilbert Burns slated for UFC Fight Night 62Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | 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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  12. Urijah Faber vs. Raphael Assuncao, Josh Thomson vs. Gilbert Burns set ...Read the original story

    Jan 21, 2015 | 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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  13. UFC Confirms Michael Johnson's Arrest for Battery Following...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | 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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  14. UFC Lightweight Michael Johnson Reinstated by Promotion Following April ArrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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