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  1. Brazil's Donald Cerrone? Alex 'Cowboy' Oliveira ready for third UFC fight in 99 daysRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 27 | MMAFighting.com

    Alex Oliveira received an unexpected call from the UFC days before UFC Fight Night 62. Gilbert Burns needed a new opponent after Josh Thomson got hurt, so he took the fight. Many didn't expect him to last more than a round against the undefeated grappler, and "Cowboy" dominated "Durinho" for two rounds before getting tapped.

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  2. Fortunes changed for five at UFC 188Read the original story

    Monday Jun 15 | MMAFighting.com

    ... spent by the second round. It turned Gilbert Melendez , whose five-round nonstop wars with the likes of Josh Thomson , Clay Guida and Benson Henderson were the hallmark of his career, into a man with his mouth wide open and breathing heavily in the ...

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  3. Bobby Green: Al Iaquinta fight will end in 'a f*cking heart attack or knockout'Read the original story

    May 31, 2015 | MMAFighting.com

    ... That's what I'm looking for." Green's recent fights have turned him off. The outspoken slugger believes Josh Thomson ran away from him during Green's split decision win over him last July. Green also thinks Edson Barboza backed down in Barboza's ...

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  4. Russian 1st Round killing machine & 2014 KOTY Timofey Nastyukhin...Read the original story

    May 18, 2015 | MMA Mania

    ... awesome ONE Championship produced highlight vid that has some of the commentary from Steve Dawson & UFC Top10 Josh Thomson included in it! You can tell Josh sure did enjoy it! "I just entered the cage and followed my gameplan. I did not plan this ...

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  5. 5 Best UFC Fighters Currently Ranked Outside the Top 10 of Their DivisionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | BleacherReport

    ... ranked No. 12 among 155-pound contenders, Ferguson will have a chance to break into the Top 10 when he meets Josh Thomson at UFC Fight Night 71. Unlike Ferguson, Dustin Poirier is actually headed in the wrong direction in the official UFC rankings. ...

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  6. John Makdessi Makes Quick Turnaround For High-Profile UFC 187 Clash With Donald CerroneRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2015 | Rant Sports

    ... the highest-profile test of his career against the red-hot Cerrone. While other 155-pound competitors such as Josh Thomson and Jorge Masvidal had expressed an interest in facing "Cowboy", it was the 29-year-old Tristar Gym product who got the call ...

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  7. Bobby Green vs. Al Iaquinta Booked for UFC San DiegoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2015 | MMA Weekly

    ... a loss to Edson Barboza at a UFC Fight Night last November. Prior to the loss, he picked up notable wins over Josh Thomson and Pat Healy. UFC Fight Night 72 is scheduled to be headlined by a heavyweight fight between Frank Mir and Todd Duffee . ...

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  8. Bobby Green takes on Al Iaquinta in a lightweight bout at UFC Fight Night 71 in San DiegoRead the original story

    Apr 26, 2015 | Cage Pages

    July 26, 2014; San Jose, CA, USA; Bobby Green defeats Josh Thomson during the lightweight bout of the FOX UFC Saturday at SAP Center. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports #11-ranked UFC Lightweight, Bobby Green , is set to take on #13 Al Iaquinta at UFC Fight Night 71. This critical lightweight bout will take place at the Valley View Casino Center in San Diego on July 15. The event will be televised on FOX Sports 1. Green last fought in November in Austin, losing a Unanimous Decision to Edson Barboza at UFC Fight Night 57. "King" had his 8-fight winning streak snapped as a result of the loss and is now 4-1 since making his promotional debut since Strikeforce merged with the UFC.

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  9. UFC Fight Night 72: Tony Ferguson to expedite Josh Thomson's retirement plans in San DiegoRead the original story

    Apr 9, 2015 | MMA Mania

    After losing to Ben Henderson via razor-thin split decision at UFC on FOX 10, Josh Thomson contemplated retiring from mixed martial arts . But with the chance of fighting in his home town of San Jose, California, the 36-year-old veteran declared he'd come back for another fight against Bobby Green, and perhaps another one after that, too.

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  10. UFC Fight Night: Mendes vs Lamas Post-fight Patterns: ReferendumRead the original story

    Apr 8, 2015 | BloodyElbow

    ... are?" Clay Guida started his MMA career in 2003. His first foray into marquee MMA competition was when he beat Josh Thomson for the Strikeforce lightweight strap in 2006. Gray Maynard started his career in 2006. He started to fight high level ...

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  11. Dennis Siver meets Tatsuya Kawajiri at June UFC Fight Night in GermanyRead the original story

    Apr 3, 2015 | MMAFighting.com

    ... 36, finished Sean Soriano by submission in January 2014. The veteran has notable career wins over the likes of Josh Thomson , Yves Edwards and Michihiro Omigawa. UFC Fight Night 69 is headlined by a light heavyweight contender matchup between ...

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  12. UFC Fight Night: Mendes vs. Lamas - Idiot's Guide Preview to Clay Guida vs Robbie PeraltaRead the original story

    Apr 2, 2015 | BloodyElbow

    ... The once-Strikeforce Lightweight champion has been known as a perennial over-achiever ever since he upset Josh Thomson for that strap. His general approach is well-documented: spastic movement, bullrush takedowns, somewhat clunky striking wrapped up ...

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  13. Tony Ferguson vs. Josh Thomson Set for UFC Fight Night 72 in San DiegoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | MMA Weekly

    The Ultimate Fighter 13 winner Tony Ferguson will put his five-fight winning streak on the line against former Strikeforce champion Josh Thomson at UFC Fight Night 72 on July 15 in San Diego. UFC officials announced the bout late Monday.

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  14. Josh Thomson vs. Tony Ferguson Scheduled for UFC Fight Night 72 in JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | BleacherReport

    Two top lightweights will square off in San Diego when Josh Thomson and Tony Ferguson meet at UFC Fight Night 72 in July. Ferguson is one of the hottest 155-pounders on the UFC roster.

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  15. Veteran Josh Thomson May Cool Off Surging UFC Lightweight Contender Tony FergusonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | Rant MMA

    While top-10 lightweight Josh Thomson seemingly had designs on an Octagon showdown with Ross Pearson , UFC matchmakers had other plans. "The Punk" will compete in San Diego at a Fight Night event in July, but it will be against surging contender Tony Ferguson .

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  16. UFC Fight Night 72: Josh Thomson vs Tony Ferguson set for San DiegoRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2015 | MMA Mania

    Oft-injured Josh Thomson -- who has competed just three times over the last two years -- will look to make it back inside the Octagon against Tony Ferguson at UFC Fight Night 72, which is scheduled for Valley View Casino Center in San Diego, Calif., on July 15, 2015. Thomson, who was supposed to battle Gilbert Burns earlier this month in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, before being sidelined with a thumb injury , is in the midst of a two-fight losing skid.

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  17. Josh Thomson vs. Tony Ferguson set for UFC Fight Night in San DiegoRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2015 | BloodyElbow

    A lightweight match-up between Josh Thomson and Tony Ferguson is on tap for UFC Fight Night in San Diego this July. The quest for lightweight Tony Ferguson to extend his winning streak to six heads to San Diego, California on July 15th.

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  18. Tony Ferguson vs. Josh Thomson set for UFC Fight Night card in San DiegoRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2015 | MMAFighting.com

    Unbeaten over the past five bouts, Tony Ferguson enters the Octagon for the second time in 2015 against Josh Thomson at California's UFC Fight Night card on July 15. The event will take place at the Valley View Casino Center. Ferguson gets back in action five months after choking out Brazilian veteran Gleison Tibau at UFC 184 .

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  19. Josh Thomson faces Tony Ferguson at UFC San DiegoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 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 An intriguing lightweight tilt between former Strikeforce champion Josh Thomson and TUF 13 winner Tony Ferguson has been added to UFC San Diego this July, the promotion confirmed on Monday .

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  20. Josh Thomson and Ross Pearson verbally agree to UFC lightweight bangfest on TwitterRead the original story

    Mar 29, 2015 | MMA Mania

    Ultimate Fighting Championship matchmakers Sean Shelby and Joe Silva have tough jobs putting together high-profile fights with the ever-increasing stable of UFC fighters, but when two men verbally agree to a bout on Twitter, the fighters essentially take the middlemen out of the equation. Earlier today, The Ultimate Fighter season nine winner Ross Pearson asked his fans where they would like to see him fight next, and after a response recommended a showdown against former Strikeforce lightweight champ Josh Thomson, the two men agreed to go to war inside the Octagon.

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