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  1. Ross Pearson, Josh Thomson agree to UFC San Diego fightRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Cage Pages

    Mar 14, 2015; Dallas, TX, USA; Ross Pearson fights Sam Stout in a lightweight bout during UFC 185 at American Airlines Center. Mandatory Credit: Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports UFC lightweight veterans Ross Pearson and Josh Thomson have verbally agreed to a fight this July in an exchange of tweets.

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  2. Gilbert Burns gets quick turnaround, meets Norman Parke at UFC Fight Night 67Read the original story

    Saturday | MMAFighting.com

    Right after his win over Alex Oliveira on March 21, Gilbert Burns asked for a quick turnaround against Josh Thomson or Myles Jury at UFC Fight Night 67. The UFC gave him a fight on May 30, but not the opponent he was hoping for. Undefeated as a mixed martial artist, Burns is set to take on The Ultimate Fighter winner Norman Parke at the Fight Night card in Goiania, Brazil.

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  3. UFC Fight Night: Maia vs. LaFlare main card results recapRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 22 | BloodyElbow

    ... him by submitting Oliveira, but it was far from easy for him. I still would have some interest in him fighting Josh Thomson, who he was supposed to fight last night. Oliveira looked better than anyone expected and he probably earned a ton of new ...

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  4. UFC Fight Night 62 Results: 5 Fights for Gilbert BurnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | BleacherReport

    ... for five fights that would make sense for the Brazilian competitor. Burns was originally scheduled to face Josh Thomson during this event. Unfortunately, the former Strikeforce champion was forced off of the card due to injury, according to Damon ...

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  5. UFC Rio results - Pepey, Burns, and Santos score submission wins, Nunes TKOs BaszlerRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 21 | BloodyElbow

    ... ultra tough short notice opponent for the touted multi-time BJJ champion "Durinho" Burns. Replacing an injured Josh Thomson , Oliveira was able to take advantage of Burns' 1st round passiveness by busting him up with effective striking. Burns took ...

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  6. Clay Guida joins Team Alpha Male ahead of Robbie Peralta fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | Cage Pages

    ... CA. The long-time UFC veteran, who has wins over lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos, Anthony Pettis, Josh Thomson and Takanori Gomi on an impressive resum, is scheduled to fight Robbie Peralta in April. The 33 year-old made the drop down to ...

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  7. UFC 185 Results: Burning Questions Heading into Fight Night 62Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 15 | BleacherReport

    ... in fact. How fast? Fast enough that the UFC was setting him (a Brazilian) up to face fringe Top 10 lightweight Josh Thomson in his third fight with the promotion (which is actually in Brazil). That speaks volumes about how good the UFC's matchmakers ...

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  8. Sources: Injury Forces Ben Saunders Out of UFC Fight Night Bout vs. Erick SilvaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | Sherdog

    ... the event because a broken ankle he suffered in December had not completely healed. In addition, an injury to Josh Thomson canceled his scrap with Gilbert Burns . Finally, a back injury forced Matt Wiman to withdraw from his scheduled clash with ...

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  9. UFC fight bookings roundup - 2/24 - 3/3/15Read the original story

    Tuesday Mar 3 | BloodyElbow

    ... of articles where we take a brief look at each and every bout booked by the promotion in one place. Following Josh Thomson's withdrawl from his match-up, Alex Oliveira has stepped in on short notice to face Gilbert Burns in Rio de Janeiro. The ...

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

    Friday Feb 27 | 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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  11. Josh Thomson injured, out of UFC Fight Night 62 co-main event bout against Gilbert BurnsRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2015 | 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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  12. Josh Thomson injured, out of UFC Fight Night Rio co-main event vs. Gilbert BurnsRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2015 | 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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  13. Josh Thomson injured, pulled from UFC Fight Night 62Read the original story

    Feb 26, 2015 | 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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  14. UFC Fight Night: 5 Fights for Michael JohnsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | 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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  15. UFC Fight Night 61: Michael Johnson vs. Edson Barboza Has Fight Of The Night PotentialRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | 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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  16. Benson Henderson Is Great but Must Recognize What Really Moves the UFC NeedleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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