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  1. The UFC's Lightweight Division Is Better Than It Has Ever BeenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | BleacherReport

    On Wednesday in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Tony Ferguson, one of the best lightweights on the planet, nearly fell to unknown debutant Lando Vannata. Ferguson had won seven fights in a row against an increasingly difficult stretch of opposition, including Abel Trujillo, Gleison Tibau, Josh Thomson and Edson Barboza.


  2. UFC Fight Night 91 fight card: Tony Ferguson vs Landon Vannata full fight previewRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | MMA Mania

    ... out of one of the best gyms in the world. Tony Ferguson Record : 20-3 Key Wins : Edson Barboza (TUF 22 Finale), Josh Thomson (UFC Fight Night 71), Gleison Tibau (UFC 184), Danny Castillo (UFC 177) Key Losses : Michael Johnson (UFC on FOX 3) Keys to ...


  3. Michael Chandler cherishes KO of Patricky 'Pitbull', wants Josh Thomson then Ben HendersonRead the original story

    Monday Jul 4 |

    ... believes he has good options of possible title contenders to defend his belt against. Ben Henderson and Josh Thomson are two former UFC fighters and recent Bellator signees that Chandler would like to face. "I want the Benson fight to happen," ...


  4. Bellator President Scott Coker expresses 'definite interest' in UFC free agent Rory MacDonaldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2016 | MMA Mania

    ... jump ship and follow in the footsteps of former UFC Lightweight champion Benson Henderson, former UFC veteran Josh Thomson , and former UFC Light Heavyweight contender Phil Davis . "It really comes down to, we're Bellator, and we're going to go ...


  5. UFC 199 Results: Dustin Poirier Proves Himself as Elite Lightweight with Big KORead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2016 | BleacherReport

    ... devastating blow for Green. The former King of the Cage champion was a fringe top-10 name when he defeated Josh Thomson at UFC on Fox 12 but has faced unfortunate setback after unfortunate setback. Despite his extensive resume and eight years of ...


  6. Eye of the tiger: Bellator 155's Dave Jansen anxious to return to...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | MMA Mania

    ... 126. He wants to overcome all aspects of Held's game and get back to the top of the division. "(Guys like) Josh Thomson and Michael Chandler. I don't want to look past Marcin of course, but I'm anxious to have nothing but legit high-level fights. ...


  7. Chandler vs. Pitbull vacant lightweight title bout set for Bellator: Dynamite 2Read the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2016 | BloodyElbow

    ... and Derek Campos since back-to-back losses to Brooks in title fights. The 30-year-old was supposed to fight Josh Thomson at Bellator 154 on Saturday in one of the most anticipated Bellator fights of the year, but UFC veteran Thomson pulled out with ...


  8. Lightweight champ Will Brooks granted release from Bellator MMARead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2016 | BloodyElbow

    ... give any hints regarding the two men who'll be involved in the title fight, but one could imagine it will be Josh Thomson vs. Michael Chandler , a fight initially supposed to go down on tonight's event. Thomson was forced out of the scheduled ...


  9. One year on in Bellator, Phil Davis glad to speak for 'someone who doesn't have a voice'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2016 |

    ... gone on to include former UFC and WEC lightweight champ Ben Henderson , former Strikeforce lightweight champ Josh Thomson , and heavyweight contender Matt Mitrione . For his part, Davis, the Alliance MMA fighter and former NCAA wrestling champion, ...


  10. Preview - Bellator 154: King Mo vs. DavisRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | BloodyElbow

    ... Kharitonov withdrew due to illness. Likewise the case with former Strikeforce champion and UFC title contender Josh Thomson , who had to bow out of his fight against Bellator mainstay Michael Chandler - a fight that is almost guaranteed to be ...


  11. Sergei Kharitonov withdraws from Bellator 154 due to illnessRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | BloodyElbow

    ... It's yet another major change to the San Jose-based show, with the original co-main of Michael Chandler vs. Josh Thomson nixed due to a Thomson injury , as well as the tragic death of Jordan Parsons (slated to fight Adam Piccolotti) following a ...


  12. Bellator 154 fight card adds Sergei Kharitonov after cancellation of two main card boutsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2016 |

    ... of bad news, one of them particularly serious. On the lighter side of the equation, UFC and Strikeforce veteran Josh Thomson suffered an injury in training, postponing his showdown with former Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler . That ...


  13. Heavyweight Sergei Kharitonov Set for May 14 Bellator Debut Against Josh AppeltRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2016 | Sherdog

    ... Bellator was forced to scratch two matchups from the Spike TV-broadcast portion of Bellator 154. Lightweight Josh Thomson withdrew from his fight against Michael Chandler due to an undisclosed injury , while a tragic hit-and-run accident on Sunday ...


  14. Josh Thomson Injury Forces Cancellation of Bellator 154 Bout with Michael ChandlerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2016 | MMA Weekly

    The highly anticipated co-main event of "Bellator 154: Davis vs. King Mo " between Josh Thomson and Michael Chandler will have to wait, as it has been removed from the card after Thomson sustained an injury during training camp over the weekend. In place of the Thomson-Chandler matchup, two newly-signed main card bouts have been added to the televised portion of "Bellator 154: Davis vs. King Mo" at the SAP Center in San Jose on May 14. Sergei Kharitonov will meet Josh "The Juggernaut" Appelt , and Andre Fialho has agreed to fight Rick Reger .


  15. Bellator 154: Josh Thomson injured, pulled from Michael Chandler fight on May 14Read the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2016 | MMA Mania

    ... Parsons' entire life going forward, and now the co-main event is also in jeopardy. A lightweight match between Josh Thomson and Michael Chandler with the winner becoming top contender for champ Will Brooks is now off the books, as Thomson has ...


  16. Josh Thomson injured, out of Bellator 154 co-main event vs. Michael ChandlerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2016 | BloodyElbow

    An injury to Josh Thomson has forced the former Strikeforce lightweight champion out of his May 14th Bellator 154 co-main event against Michael Chandler. Bellator MMA is in search of a new opponent for ex-lightweight champion Michael Chandler , as FloCombat reports that Josh Thomson is injured and out of the Bellator 154 co-main event on May 14th.


  17. Undisclosed Injury Forces Josh Thomson Out of Bellator 154 Bout with Michael ChandlerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2016 | Sherdog

    Josh Thomson is getting unfortunately re-acquainted with the injury bug. The oft-hurt lightweight veteran has suffered an undisclosed injury that has forced him to withdraw from his scheduled May 14 bout with former Bellator MMA 155-pound champion Michael Chandler at Bellator 154 in Thomson's adopted home of San Jose, Calif.


  18. Brent Primus ready for next step toward title at Bellator 153: 'I feel like I'm ready now'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 |

    ... one of the best guys in the world in there." Beyond Santos, Primus looks at fighters such as Benson Henderson, Josh Thomson , Michael Chandler , and, of course, champion Will Brooks as potential targets. MMA's free-agent market brought significant ...


  19. Rizin FF newcomer Daron Cruickshank ready to 'get weird,' rake in the cash following UFC releaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2016 |

    ... use me right now." While the free agency market in MMA is on the up-and-up - fighters such as Benson Henderson, Josh Thomson, Phil Davis, and Matt Mitrione successfully navigated the claymores and emerged richer for the experience - Cruickshank ... 1 comment

  20. Matt Mitrione: 'It sucks that UFC is bigger than the sport, it sucks'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2016 | MMA Mania

    ... like Gilbert Melendez before he re-signed with the UFC, while other's left the Octagon behind like Phil Davis, Josh Thomson, and more recently Benson Henderson. Mitrione, 37, is a former NFL player, so he fully understands free agency and athletes ...