James
Thompson

  • Age:
    42
  • Gender:
    Male
  • Height:
    6' 5"
  • Weight:
    265
  • Fighting Out Of:

Stats

W-L-D
20-18-0
(T)KO
12-14
SUB
6-3
  • Age:
    42
  • Gender:
    Male
  • Height:
    6' 5"
  • Weight:
    265
  • Fighting Out Ofs:

Stats

W-L-D
20-18-0
(T)KO
12-14
SUB
6-3
Fighter Currently Serving Suspension (MTDAR)

Professional Career Statistics

Current Streak

  • Losses:
    3

Quick Hits

  • Fastest Win:
    00:00
  • Fastest KO:
    00:18
  • Fastest SUB:
    00:00

(T)KO/DEC/SUB Rates

  • Finish Rate:
    90%
  • Finished Rate:
    94.4%
  • Win by Decision Rate:
    10%
  • Loss by Decision Rate:
    5.6%
  • Win by KO Rate:
    60%
  • Loss by KO Rate:
    77.8%
  • Win by SUB Rate:
    30%
  • Loss by SUB Rate:
    16.7%

Time in cage

  • 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 years, 11 month, 16 days
  • Quickest Turnaround:
    13 days

By the rounds

  • Ave. Rounds (Ws):
    1.1
  • Ave. Length of Fight (Ws):
    05:27
  • Ave. Rounds (Ls):
    1
  • Ave. Length of Fight (Ls):
    04:47

Professional Fight Record

Date Res. Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
12/15/2017
Loss
20-17-0
Philip De Fries
(13-6-0)
Heavyweight
266 vs 261
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Bellator MMA 191
1 01:33
NSF
12/29/2015
Loss
20-16-0
Tsuyoshi Kohsaka
(0-0-0)

TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Rizin Fighting Federation - Day 1
2 01:58
11/06/2015
Loss
20-15-0
Bobby Lashley
(13-1-0)
Heavyweight
264 vs 239.6
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Bellator MMA 145
1 00:54
06/06/2014
Win
19-15-0
Eric Prindle
(7-5-0)
Heavyweight
260.3 vs 264.8
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Bellator MMA 121
1 01:55
NSF
03/01/2014
Win
18-15-0
Colin Robinson
(6-11-0)

Submission (Arm Triangle Choke)
Underdog Xtreme Championships 2
2 02:47
NSF
05/06/2012
Win
17-15-0
Bobby Lashley
(0-0-0)

Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Super Fight League 3
3 05:00
NSF
03/11/2012
Win
16-15-0
Bob Sapp
(11-11-1)
Heavyweight
Submission (Injury)
Super Fight League 1
1 01:52
NSF
11/26/2011
NC
16-15-0
Mariusz Pudzianowski
(3-2-0)

No Contest
Martial Arts Confrontation XVII
3 05:00
NSF
05/21/2011
Win
15-15-0
Mariusz Pudzianowski
(3-1-0)

Submission (Arm Triangle Choke)
Konfrontacja Sztuk Walki 16
2 00:00
NSF
03/12/2011
Loss
15-14-0
Sam Watling
(2-0-0)
Welterweight
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
ZT Fight Night: War At The Winter Garden
1 05:00
NSF
09/25/2010
Loss
15-13-0
Yusuke Kawaguchi
(8-2-0)
Heavyweight
Decision (Split Decision)
Dream 16
2 05:00
NSF
06/04/2010
Loss
15-12-0
Miodrag Petkovich
(21-12-1)

KO (Strike)
Milenium Fight Challenge 4
1 01:01
NSF
01/30/2010
Loss
14-11-0
Robbie Broughton
(9-4-1)

KO (Strike)
ZT Fight Night - Heavyweights Collide
2 02:28
NSF
01/30/2010
Win
14-11-0
Tengiz Tedoradze
(23-8-1)

TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
ZT Fight Night - Heavyweights Collide
2 02:55
NSF
10/25/2009
Loss
14-10-0
Alistair Overeem
(30-11-0)

Submission (Guillotine Choke)
Dream 12 - The Cage of the Rising Sun
1 00:33
NSF
03/20/2009
Loss
14-9-0
Jim Yorke
(10-2-0)

KO (Strike)
Sengoku - Seventh Battle
1 04:33
02/06/2009
NC
14-9-0
Steve Bosse
(4-1-0)
Heavyweight
276 vs 232
No Contest
Groupe Strikebox 02/06/09
3 05:00
05/31/2008
Loss
14-8-0
Kimbo Slice
(2-0-0)
Heavyweight
257 vs 235.5
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
EliteXC & CBS - Saturday Night Fights
3 00:38
02/16/2008
Loss
14-7-0
Brett Rogers
(6-0-0)
Heavyweight
253 vs 264
TKO/RSC
EliteXC - Street Certified
1 02:24
NSF
07/14/2007
Loss
14-6-0
Neil Grove
(2-0-0)

KO (Strike)
Cage Rage (England) 22: Hard as Hell
1 00:10
NSF
04/08/2007
Win
13-6-0
Don Frye
(18-5-1)

TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Pride 34: Kamikaze
1 06:23
NSF
02/10/2007
Loss
13-5-0
Butter Bean
(9-3-1)

KO
Cage Rage (England) 20: Born 2 Fight
1 00:43
NSF
12/31/2006
Win
12-5-0
Hidehiko Yoshida
(7-4-1)

TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Pride: Shock Wave 2006
1 07:50
NSF
11/12/2006
Loss
12-4-0
John Einemo
(5-1-0)

Submission (Arm Bar)
2 Hot 2 Handle: Pride and Honor
05:00
NSF
07/01/2006
Loss
12-3-0
Robbie Broughton
(3-1-1)

TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Cage Rage (England) 17: Ultimate Challenge
3 00:49
NSF
05/05/2006
Loss
12-2-0
Kazuyuki Fujita
(10-4-0)

KO
Pride: Total Elimination Absolute 2006
1 08:25
NSF
12/31/2005
Win
11-2-0
Paulo Cesar Silva
(1-4-0)

KO
Pride: Shock Wave 2005
1 01:28
NSF
10/23/2005
Win
10-2-0
Alexandru Lungu
(0-0-0)

TKO/RSC
Pride 30: Fully Loaded
1 02:13
NSF
09/10/2005
Win
9-2-0
Andy Costello
(3-2-0)

TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage)
Cage Rage (England) 13: No Fear
1 02:33
NSF
07/30/2005
Win
8-2-0
Autimio Antonia
(1-1-0)

KO
Urban Destruction 2
1 05:00
NSF
07/17/2005
Win
7-2-0
Henry Miller
(1-2-0)

KO
Pride: Bushido 8
1 01:21
NSF
04/10/2005
Win
6-2-0
Nikolajus Cilkinas
(0-0-0)

TKO/RSC (Strikes)
Urban Destruction: The Beginning
1 05:00
NSF
10/31/2004
Loss
6-1-0
Aleksander Emelianenko
(4-1-0)

KO
Pride 28: High Octane
1 00:12
NSF
09/12/2004
Win
5-1-0
Daniel Severn
(66-10-7)

Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Ultimate Combat 11: Wrath of the Beast
5 05:00
NSF
06/20/2004
Loss
5-0-0
Tengiz Tedoradze
(10-2-0)

TKO/RSC (Didn't Answer the bell for Round 3)
Ultimate Combat 10
2 05:00
NSF
03/28/2004
Win
4-0-0
Aaron Marsa
(1-1-0)

Submission (Neck Injury)
Ultimate Combat 9: Rebellion
05:00
NSF
11/30/2003
Win
3-0-0
Marc Goddard
(3-1-0)

KO
Ultimate Combat 8: Retribution
1 00:18
NSF
09/06/2003
Win
2-0-0
Richie Cranny
(0-0-0)

Submission (Side Choke)
Ultimate Combat 7: World Domination
1 01:34
NSF
06/14/2003
Win
1-0-0
Marc Goddard
(3-0-0)

TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage)
Ultimate Combat 6: Battle in the Cage
2 01:39
NSF
01/25/2003
Win
0-0-0
Will Elworthy
(1-0-0)

Submission (Forearm Choke)
Ground and Pound England 2
1 04:22

* 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