In what was the biggest fight of his career, the Inland Empire's Bobby Green proved that he is ready to contend in the UFC's lightweight division. Green won a very close split decision victory over longtime MMA veteran, Josh Thomson.
The score cards were 29-28, 28-29, 29-28 in Green's favor.
The first fight on the UFC on FOX 12 main card took place primarily on the feet, with Green holding the center of the cage and stalking, while Thomson circled found offense from the middle. The 27-year old G more
That was a close one.
The main card of tonight's (Sat., July 26, 2014) UFC on Fox 12: "Lawler vs. Brown" network television event at the SAP Center in San Jose, California, kicked off with a lightweight battle pitting perennial contender Josh Thomson against up-and-coming heavy hitter Bobby Green, who took the bout on short notice as an injury replacement for Michael Johnson.
The two were feeling each other out early, Green playing the role of the aggressor while Thomson fire off hard counter sh more
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Bobby Green punked Josh Thomson on his home turf at UFC on FOX 12 in San Jose, Calif., on Saturday night, taking a split-decision victory over the former Strikeforce champ. 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
A highly anticipated lightweight contest has been scrapped, as Michael Johnson has been forced to withdraw from a planned UFC on FOX 12 bout with Josh Thomson.Filed under: News, UFC 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
Lightweight bouts between Bobby Green and Abel Trujillo, as well asMichael Johnson and Josh Thomson are no more. more