The former Strikeforce Lw champion Josh Thomson entered this fight with a pro mma record of 20-7-0 (70% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.12 lightweight in the world but he comes off two consecutive losses, against Benson Henderson (=Henderson vs Thomson) and Bobby Green (=Thomson vs Green).
His opponent, the TUF 13 tournament winner Tony Ferguson, has a record of 18-3-0 (83% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.11 in the same weight class. He suffered his last defeat in 2012 when he faced Michael Johnson, since then he has won five bouts beating Gleison Tibau in his last one (=Ferguson vs Tibau). Thomson vs Ferguson is on the undercard of Frank Mir vs Todd Duffee – UFC Fight Night 71. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC Fight Night 71: Mir vs Duffee
Where: Valley View Casino Center, San Diego, California, USA
Division: lightweight (155 lbs, 70 kg)
UFC Fight Night 71 fight card (main card):
Frank Mir vs Todd Duffee
Josh Thomson vs Tony Ferguson
Holly Holm vs Marion Reneau
Manny Gamburyan vs Scott Jorgensen
Kevin Lee vs James Moontasri
Alan Jouban vs Matt Dwyer
Thomson’s previous fight: Josh Thomson vs Bobby Green
Ferguson’s previous fight: Tony Ferguson vs Gleison Tibau
Thomson’s next fight: Josh Thomson vs Mike Bronzoulis
Ferguson’s next fight: Tony Ferguson vs Edson Barboza
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