Josh
Thomson

"The Punk"
  • Age:
    43
  • Gender:
    Male
  • Height:
    5' 10"
  • Weight:
    155
  • Fighting Out Of:
    CA

Stats

W-L-D
23-9-1
(T)KO
7-2
SUB
9-0

Josh
Thomson

"The Punk"
  • Age:
    43
  • Gender:
    Male
  • Height:
    5' 10"
  • Weight:
    155
  • Fighting Out Ofs:
    CA

Stats

W-L-D
23-9-1
(T)KO
7-2
SUB
9-0
Fighter Currently Serving Suspension (CSAC)

Professional Career Statistics

Current Streak

  • Losses:
    1

Quick Hits

  • Fastest Win:
    00:00
  • Fastest KO:
    01:14
  • Fastest SUB:
    01:42

(T)KO/DEC/SUB Rates

  • Finish Rate:
    69.6%
  • Finished Rate:
    22.2%
  • Win by Decision Rate:
    30.4%
  • Loss by Decision Rate:
    77.8%
  • Win by KO Rate:
    30.4%
  • Loss by KO Rate:
    22.2%
  • Win by SUB Rate:
    39.1%
  • Loss by SUB Rate:
    0%

Time in cage

  • Pro Record:
    23-9-1 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Career Length:
    17 years, 2 months, 13 days
  • Rounds Fought:
    70.6
  • Avg. Fights/Year:
    1.9
  • Longest Layoff:
    1 years, 2 month, 28 days
  • Quickest Turnaround:
    27 days

By the rounds

  • Ave. Rounds (Ws):
    1.8
  • Ave. Length of Fight (Ws):
    09:14
  • Ave. Rounds (Ls):
    3.1
  • Ave. Length of Fight (Ls):
    15:34

Professional Fight Record

Date Res. Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
02/18/2017
Loss
23-8-1
Patricky Freire
(16-8-0)
Lightweight
155.2 vs 155.9
KO (Strike)
Bellator MMA 172
2 00:40
12/04/2015
Win
22-8-1
Pablo Villaseca
(9-1-0)
Lightweight
155.4 vs 155
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Bellator MMA 147
2 03:59
09/19/2015
Win
21-8-1
Mikel Bronzoulis
(18-8-1)
Middleweight
185 vs 185
Submission (Arm Triangle Choke)
Bellator MMA 142
3 00:39
07/15/2015
Loss
21-7-1
Tony Ferguson
(18-3-0)
Lightweight
155.5 vs 156
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC Fight Night 71: Duffee vs Mir
3 05:00
07/26/2014
Loss
21-6-1
Bobby Green
(22-5-0)
Lightweight
155 vs 155.5
Decision (Split Decision)
UFC on FOX 12: Brown vs Lawler
3 05:00
01/25/2014
Loss
21-5-1
Benson Henderson
(18-3-0)
Lightweight
155 vs 156
Decision (Split Decision)
UFC on Fox: Thomson vs. Henderson
5 00:00
04/20/2013
Win
20-5-1
Nate Diaz
(16-8-0)
Lightweight
155 vs 156
TKO/RSC
UFC on Fox 7: Henderson vs. Melendez
2 03:44
05/19/2012
Loss
20-4-1
Gilbert Melendez
(20-2-0)
Lightweight
153 vs 153
Decision (Split Decision)
Strikeforce: Heavyweight Grand Prix Finals
5 05:00
03/03/2012
Win
19-4-1
KJ Noons
(11-4-0)
Lightweight
155 vs 156
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey
3 05:00
NSF
12/31/2010
Loss
19-3-1
Tatsuya Kawajiri
(27-6-2)

Decision (Unanimous Decision)
K-1 - Dynamite!! Power of Courage 2010
3 05:00
10/09/2010
Win
18-3-1
JZ Souza
(15-3-1)
Lightweight
155.2 vs 155.8
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Strikeforce San Jose: Diaz vs. Noons II
3 05:00
06/26/2010
Win
17-3-1
Patrick Healy
(20-14-0)
Lightweight
155.2 vs 155.2
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Strikeforce: Insider
3 04:27
12/19/2009
Loss
17-2-1
Gilbert Melendez
(16-2-0)
Lightweight
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Strikeforce Evolution
5 05:00
NSF
09/20/2008
Win
16-2-1
Ashe Bowman
(1-0-0)

TKO/RSC
Strikeforce - Playboy Mansion II
1 01:14
06/27/2008
Win
15-2-1
Gilbert Melendez
(14-1-0)
Lightweight
155 vs 155
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Strikeforce
5 05:00
NSF
09/29/2007
Win
14-2-1
Adam Lynn
(11-7-0)
Lightweight
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
StrikeForce- Playboy Mansion
1 04:45
NSF
06/22/2007
Win
13-2-1
Nick Gonzalez
(12-5-0)
Lightweight
154 vs 155
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Strikeforce: Shamrock vs Baroni
1 01:42
12/08/2006
Win
12-2-1
Nam Phan
(12-2-0)
Lightweight
155 vs 154.5
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Strikeforce 4: Triple Threat
5 05:00
10/07/2006
Win
11-2-1
Duane Ludwig
(13-5-0)
Lightweight
155 vs 155
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
Strikeforce 3: Tank vs. Buentello
2 04:36
NSF
07/06/2006
Win
10-2-1
Rocky Johnson
(2-1-0)

Submission (Arm Bar)
Professional Fighting Association: Pride & Fury 5 "USA vs. the World"
1 01:55
06/09/2006
Win
9-2-1
Harris Sarmiento
(20-13-0)
Lightweight
154.5 vs 155
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Strikeforce 2: Revenge
3 03:19
03/10/2006
Loss
9-1-1
Clay Guida
(18-4-0)
Lightweight
155 vs 155
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Strikeforce 1: Shamrock vs. Gracie
5 05:00
NSF
10/13/2005
Win
8-1-1
Enoch Wilson
(5-1-0)

Decision
Professional Fighting Association: Pride & Fury 3
05:00
NSF
07/17/2005
Win
7-1-1
Daisuke Sugie
(7-5-2)

Submission (Knee Bar)
Pride: Bushido 8
1 04:35
08/21/2004
Loss
7-0-1
Yves Edwards
(26-8-1)
Lightweight
156 vs 154.5
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
UFC 49: Unfinished Business
1 04:32
01/31/2004
Win
6-0-1
Hermes Franca
(8-0-0)
Lightweight
155 vs 155
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 46: Super Natural
3 05:00
09/26/2003
Win
5-0-1
Gerald Strebendt
(6-2-0)
Lightweight
154 vs 154
TKO/RSC
UFC 44: Undisputed
1 02:45
11/23/2002
Win
4-0-1
Rob McCullough
(2-1-0)
Lightweight
155 vs 155
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
World Fighting Alliance 3: Level 3
3 05:00
NSF
09/07/2002
Win
3-0-1
Kajan Johnson
(3-1-0)

Submission (Strikes)
Slam Entertainment: North American Sport Fighting Invitational 1
2 04:56
NSF
12/15/2001
Draw
3-0-0
Norifumi Yamamoto
(3-0-0)

Draw (No Contest Due to a Groin Kick)
Shogun
05:00
NSF
03/10/2001
Win
2-0-0
Victor Estrada
(0-3-0)

Submission (Triangle Choke)
Gladiators Vale Tudo 2
2 00:00
NSF
01/18/2001
Win
1-0-0
Jason Abajian
(0-1-0)

KO
Bushido 1
1 05:00
NSF
12/04/1999
Win
0-0-0
Adam Retilla
(0-0-0)

TKO/RSC
World Pankration Kickboxing Organization
1 05:00

* 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

Amateur Career Statistics

Current Streak

  • Losses:
    1

Quick Hits

  • Fastest Win:
    00:00
  • Fastest KO:
    00:00
  • Fastest SUB:
    01:38

(T)KO/DEC/SUB Rates

  • Finish Rate:
    100%
  • Finished Rate:
    0%
  • Win by Decision Rate:
    0%
  • Loss by Decision Rate:
    100%
  • Win by KO Rate:
    75%
  • Loss by KO Rate:
    0%
  • Win by SUB Rate:
    25%
  • Loss by SUB Rate:
    0%

Time in cage

  • Pro Record:
    4-1-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Career Length:
    3 years, 8 months, 17 days
  • Rounds Fought:
    3.9
  • Avg. Fights/Year:
    1.4
  • Longest Layoff:
    2 years, 3 month, 19 days
  • Quickest Turnaround:
    1 months, 19 days

By the rounds

  • Ave. Rounds (Ws):
    0.1
  • Ave. Length of Fight (Ws):
    00:24
  • Ave. Rounds (Ls):
    3.3
  • Ave. Length of Fight (Ls):
    10:00

Amateur Fight Record

Date Res. Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
NSF
03/08/2003
Loss
4-0-0
Justin Curtiss
(4-1-0)

Decision
American Ultimate Combat Championships 1
1 10:00
NSF
05/04/2002
Win
3-0-0
Doug Evans
(1-1-0)

Submission (Triangle Choke)
Slam Entertainment: Northwest Submission Fighting Championships
1 01:38
NSF
01/15/2000
Win
2-0-0
Charlie Fortik
(1-0-1)

TKO/RSC
Millennium Super Fights
03:00
NSF
08/07/1999
Win
1-0-0
Karl Zamora
(0-0-0)

KO
Idaho Summer Fight Series 2
03:00
NSF
06/19/1999
Win
0-0-0
Brandon Shuey
(2-1-0)

TKO/RSC
Idaho Summer Fight Series 1
03:00

* 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