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Age 40
Gender Male
Height 6' 5"
Weight Class Heavyweight

James Thompson is a MMA fighter with a professional fight record of 20 wins, 18 losses and 0 draws

Professional Career Statistics

Pro Record 20-18-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
Career Length 14 years, 10 months, 20 days
Rounds Fought 39.1
Avg. Fights/Year 2.6
Longest Layoff 1 year, 11 months, 16 days
Quickest Turnaround 1 week, 6 days

Record BreakDown

- KO/TKO SUB DEC
Wins 12 6 2
Losses 14 3 1
Finish Rate 90.0%
Finished Rate 94.4%
Win by Decision Rate 10.0%
Loss by Decision Rate 5.6%
Win by KO Rate 60.0%
Loss by KO Rate 77.8%
Win by SUB Rate 30.0%
Loss by SUB Rate 16.7%
Win Method
Loss Method

Current Streak

3 Losses

Quick Hits

Fastest Win 00:00
Fastest KO 00:18
Fastest SUB -
Ave. Rounds (Ws) 1.1
Ave. Length of Fight (Ws) 05:27
Ave. Rounds (Ls) 1.0
Ave. Length of Fight (Ls) 04:47
Finish Rounds
Finished Rounds

Official Professional Fight Record

Date Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
Official MMA Fight Results 12/15/2017 L
(20-17-0)
Philip De Fries
(13-6-0)
HW
(266.0 vs. 261.0)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Bellator MMA 191
1 1:33
NSF 12/29/2015 L
(20-16-0)
Tsuyoshi Kohsaka
(0-0-0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Rizin Fighting Federation - Day 1
2 1:58
Official MMA Fight Results 11/06/2015 L
(20-15-0)
Bobby Lashley
(13-1-0)
HW
(264.0 vs. 239.6)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Bellator MMA 145
1 0:54
Official MMA Fight Results 06/06/2014 W
(19-15-0)
Eric Prindle
(7-5-0)
HW
(260.3 vs. 264.8)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Bellator MMA 121
1 1:55
NSF 03/01/2014 W
(18-15-0)
Colin Robinson
(6-11-0)
Submission (Arm Triangle Choke)
Underdog Xtreme Championships 2
2 2:47
NSF 05/06/2012 W
(17-15-0)
Bobby Lashley
(0-0-0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Super Fight League 3
3 5:00
NSF 03/11/2012 W
(16-15-0)
Bob Sapp
(11-10-1)
HW Submission (Injury)
Super Fight League 1
1 1:52
NSF 11/26/2011 NC
(16-15-0)
Mariusz Pudzianowski
(3-2-0)
No Contest
Martial Arts Confrontation XVII
3 0:00
NSF 05/21/2011 W
(15-15-0)
Mariusz Pudzianowski
(3-1-0)
Submission (Arm Triangle Choke)
Konfrontacja Sztuk Walki 16
2 0:00
NSF 03/12/2011 L
(15-14-0)
Sam Watling
(2-0-0)
WW TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
ZT Fight Night: War At The Winter Garden
1 0:00
NSF 09/25/2010 L
(15-13-0)
Yusuke Kawaguchi
(8-2-0)
HW Decision (Split Decision)
Dream 16
2 0:00
NSF 06/04/2010 L
(15-12-0)
Miodrag Petkovich
(21-12-1)
KO (Strike)
Milenium Fight Challenge 4
1 1:01
NSF 01/30/2010 W
(14-11-0)
Tengiz Tedoradze
(23-8-1)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
ZT Fight Night - Heavyweights Collide
2 2:55
NSF 01/30/2010 L
(14-11-0)
Robbie Broughton
(9-4-1)
KO (Strike)
ZT Fight Night - Heavyweights Collide
2 2:28
NSF 10/25/2009 L
(14-10-0)
Alistair Overeem
(30-11-0)
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
Dream 12 - The Cage of the Rising Sun
1 0:33
NSF 03/20/2009 L
(14-9-0)
Jim Yorke
(10-2-0)
KO (Strike)
Sengoku - Seventh Battle
1 4:33
Official MMA Fight Results 02/06/2009 NC
(14-9-0)
Steve Bosse
(4-1-0)
HW
(276.0* vs. 232.0)
No Contest
Groupe Strikebox 02/06/09
3 0:00
Official MMA Fight Results 05/31/2008 L
(14-8-0)
Kimbo Slice
(2-0-0)
HW
(257.0 vs. 235.5)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
EliteXC & CBS - Saturday Night Fights
3 0:38
Official MMA Fight Results 02/16/2008 L
(14-7-0)
Brett Rogers
(6-0-0)
HW
(253.0 vs. 264.0)
TKO/RSC
EliteXC - Street Certified
1 2:24
NSF 07/14/2007 L
(14-6-0)
Neil Grove
(2-0-0)
KO (Strike)
Cage Rage (England) 22: Hard as Hell
1 0:10
NSF 04/08/2007 W
(13-6-0)
Don Frye
(18-5-1)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Pride 34: Kamikaze
1 6:23
NSF 02/10/2007 L
(13-5-0)
Butter Bean
(9-3-1)
KO
Cage Rage (England) 20: Born 2 Fight
1 0:43
NSF 12/31/2006 W
(12-5-0)
Hidehiko Yoshida
(7-4-1)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Pride: Shock Wave 2006
1 7:50
NSF 11/12/2006 L
(12-4-0)
John Einemo
(5-1-0)
Submission (Arm Bar)
2 Hot 2 Handle: Pride and Honor
NSF 07/01/2006 L
(12-3-0)
Robbie Broughton
(3-1-1)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Cage Rage (England) 17: Ultimate Challenge
3 0:49
NSF 05/05/2006 L
(12-2-0)
Kazuyuki Fujita
(10-4-0)
KO
Pride: Total Elimination Absolute 2006
1 8:25
NSF 12/31/2005 W
(11-2-0)
Paulo Cesar Silva
(1-4-0)
KO
Pride: Shock Wave 2005
1 1:28
NSF 10/23/2005 W
(10-2-0)
Alexandru Lungu
(0-0-0)
TKO/RSC
Pride 30: Fully Loaded
1 2:13
NSF 09/10/2005 W
(9-2-0)
Andy Costello
(3-2-0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage)
Cage Rage (England) 13: No Fear
1 2:33
NSF 07/30/2005 W
(8-2-0)
Autimio Antonia
(1-1-0)
KO
Urban Destruction 2
1 0:00
NSF 07/17/2005 W
(7-2-0)
Henry Miller
(1-2-0)
KO
Pride: Bushido 8
1 1:21
NSF 04/10/2005 W
(6-2-0)
Nikolajus Cilkinas
(0-0-0)
TKO/RSC (Strikes)
Urban Destruction: The Beginning
1 5:00
NSF 10/31/2004 L
(6-1-0)
Aleksander Emelianenko
(4-1-0)
KO
Pride 28: High Octane
1 0:12
NSF 09/12/2004 W
(5-1-0)
Daniel Severn
(66-10-7)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Ultimate Combat 11: Wrath of the Beast
5 5:00
NSF 06/20/2004 L
(5-0-0)
Tengiz Tedoradze
(10-2-0)
TKO/RSC (Didn't Answer the bell for Round 3)
Ultimate Combat 10
2 5:00
NSF 03/28/2004 W
(4-0-0)
Aaron Marsa
(1-1-0)
Submission (Neck Injury)
Ultimate Combat 9: Rebellion
NSF 11/30/2003 W
(3-0-0)
Marc Goddard
(3-1-0)
KO
Ultimate Combat 8: Retribution
1 0:18
NSF 09/06/2003 W
(2-0-0)
Richie Cranny
(0-0-0)
Submission (Side Choke)
Ultimate Combat 7: World Domination
1 1:34
NSF 06/14/2003 W
(1-0-0)
Marc Goddard
(3-0-0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage)
Ultimate Combat 6: Battle in the Cage
2 1:39
NSF 01/25/2003 W
(0-0-0)
Will Elworthy
(1-0-0)
Submission (Forearm Choke)
Ground and Pound England 2
1 4:22
* Bouts marked with an 'Official' logo denote results which have been verified by an ABC-recognized athletic commission
* Bouts marked with an (*) are considered exhibition bouts and do not count towards the fighter's record
* Weights marked with an (*) denote those over the limit for the weight class