This is likely going to ruffle a few feathers. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Lightweight contender Josh Thomson has never been shy to speak his mind ... even if it does draw the ire of his boss at times.
Staying true to character, Thomson recently told FOX Sports that the bigger guys who compete at Middleweights, Light Heavyweight and Heavyweight are not true mixed martial artists (MMA) and are not as good as the guys who fight in lower weight classes.
No, really: "This is what I say -- w more
Stepping in as a late replacement, Bobby Green was looking to make a huge statement by defeating longtime vet Josh Thomson at last night's (Sat., July 26, 2014) UFC on FOX 12 event from "Punk's" hometown of San Jose, California. "King" capitalized with a little help from the judges, earning his brightest victory. Read our breakdown of his upset win below!
Last night (Sat., July 26, 2014) Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweights Josh Thomson and Bobby Green faced off in the opening main more
"The Punk" gets punked ... yet again.
Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight number one contender, Josh Thomson, will no longer throw hands opposite Michael Johnson at the upcoming UFC on FOX 12 event, scheduled for the SAP Center in San Jose, California, on July 26, 2014.
That's because "The Menace" has been injured, according to MMA Junkie, and forced to withdraw from the event.
To complicate matters, the promotion has roughly two weeks to find a replacement against a fighter more
The anticipated lightweight match-up between Josh Thomson and Michael Johnson has been discarded after Johnson withdrew with an injury. One of the most exciting contests on the UFC on FOX 12 fight card will no longer be taking place, as Michael Johnson withdrew from his feature fight against Josh Thomson with an undisclosed injury.
MMAJunkie.com was the first to report the news.
The UFC is still looking for a potential opponent for Thomson, who is coming off a controversial decision loss to form more
With Bobby Green fighting Josh Thomson, Abel Trujillo now meets Ross Pearson at UFC Fight Night in Bangor.
When it was announced that Bobby Green would step in on late notice to fight Josh Thomson at UFC on Fox 12, it left Abel Trujillo without an opponent. Today, the UFC confirmed that England's Ross Pearson has replaced Green for the August 16th Fight Night in Bangor, Maine.
Pearson (15-7, 1 NC) last fought on June 7th against Diego Sanchez in New Mexico, where he showcased superior striking, more
No love for the middleweights?
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight Josh Thomson isn't showing much love for his fellow mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters, particularly those who compete in the heavier weight classes.
"The Punk," who believes the welterweight limit is the cut off, says it's "fact" that bigger guys are mostly one-dimensional fighters who can always be finished.
From his conversation with FOX Sports: "You hit 185, 205, and heavyweight, those guys are always just good at more
Josh Thomson knows how to get the media and fans talking as much about his actions outside the cage as about his actual fights. Never one to shy away from his sharing his opinion, "The Punk" is back at it again.
Speaking to Damon Martin of Fox Sports, Thomson basically said that anyone who fights above 155 pounds isn't as good as everyone who fights in the lighter weight classes: You hit 185, 205 and heavyweight, those guys are always just good at like one thing, two things, but they're not grea more
Ahead of his bout against Bobby Green at UFC on Fox 12, Josh Thomson shares his thoughts on the UFC's higher weight classes.
It's long been known that the smaller weight class fighters are generally more technical. They're better wrestlers, better kickboxers, and better grapplers, at least from a pure technique stanpoint. But, Josh Thomson is taking his rhetoric a step further in suggesting that fighters in the higher weight classes aren't even really competing as mixed martial artists. It came more
Pivotal lightweight ranking will be on the line when Josh Thomson meets Bobby Green at UFC on FOX 12 this weekend (Sat., July 26, 2014) from San Jose, California. Will the well-traveled "Punk" inch closer to a title shot, or will the rising "King" prove he's ready to assume the throne? Read our fight preview to find out!
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweights Josh Thomson and Bobby Green will battle on the main card of UFC on FOX 12 this Saturday night (July 26, 2014), airing live at more