Josh
Thomson
20-7-0, 1NC( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 22 fights.
Record: 20-7-0, 1NC
Summary: Cardio, Attitude

Fighter Info

Nickname: The Punk
From: San Jose, California USA
Fights Out Of: San Jose, California USA
Age: 36
Height: 5' 10" ( 177 cm )
Weight: 155 lb ( 70 kg )
College: North Idaho College

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
357
46% Successful
164
Types of Successful Strikes
0
164
62% Standing
21%
18%
101
34
29
Striking Defense
56
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
24
42% Successful
10
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
0
5
0
Takedown Defense
36
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
Loss
Josh Thomson Jul 26, 2014
45 0 0 0 R3 Decision - Split
Bobby Green 59 0 0 0
Loss
Benson Henderson Jan 25, 2014
46 4 1 1 R5 Decision - Split
Josh Thomson 19 4 0 4
Win
Nate Diaz Apr 20, 2013
21 1 1 0 R2 KO/TKO
Josh Thomson 36 1 0 0
Loss
Gilbert Melendez May 19, 2012
77 5 0 0 R5 Decision - Split
Josh Thomson 64 2 2 1
Win
Josh Thomson Mar 3, 2012
41 4 1 4 R3 Decision - Unanimous
KJ Noons 29 0 0 1
Loss
Josh Thomson
Dynamite!! 2010
Dec 31, 2010
14 0 0 0 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Tatsuya Kawajiri 18 6 2 9
Win
Josh Thomson
Strikeforce - Diaz vs. Noons 2
Oct 9, 2010
16 1 1 3 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Gesias Cavalcante 14 1 2 1
Win
Josh Thomson
Strikeforce - Fedor vs. Werdum
Jun 26, 2010
18 0 6 1 R3 Submission
Pat Healy 17 4 1 3
Gilbert Melendez
Strikeforce - Evolution
Dec 19, 2009
103 0 0 0 R5 Decision - Unanimous
Josh Thomson 74 2 0 1
Win
Josh Thomson
Strikeforce - At the Mansion 2
Sep 20, 2008
6 0 0 1 R1 KO/TKO
Ashe Bowman 3 0 0 0
Win
Josh Thomson
Strikeforce - Melendez vs. Thomson
Jun 27, 2008
100 6 1 3 R5 Decision - Unanimous
Gilbert Melendez 44 0 0 0
Win
Josh Thomson
Strikeforce - Playboy Mansion
Sep 29, 2007
33 1 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Adam Lynn 7 0 0 0
Win
Josh Thomson
Strikeforce - Shamrock vs. Baroni
Jun 22, 2007
4 1 2 1 R1 Submission
Nick Gonzalez 1 0 0 0
Win
Josh Thomson
Strikeforce - Triple Threat
Dec 8, 2006
97 1 1 1 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Nam Phan 31 1 1 0
Win
Josh Thomson
Strikeforce - Tank vs. Buentello
Oct 7, 2006
22 2 1 5 R2 Submission
Duane Ludwig 3 0 1 1
Win
Josh Thomson
Strikeforce - Revenge
Jun 9, 2006
37 3 3 4 R3 Submission
Harris Sarmiento 15 3 0 0
Clay Guida
Strikeforce - Shamrock vs. Gracie
Mar 10, 2006
48 11 1 4 R5 Decision - Unanimous
Josh Thomson 12 0 5 2
Win
Josh Thomson
PRIDE Bushido 8
Jul 17, 2005
1 0 1 0 R1 Submission
Daisuke Sugie 0 1 1 1
Loss
Yves Edwards Aug 21, 2004
16 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Josh Thomson 13 2 0 0
Win
Josh Thomson Jan 31, 2004
40 2 0 0 R3 Decision - Majority
Hermes Franca 22 2 1 1
Win
Josh Thomson Sep 26, 2003
11 1 0 1 R1 KO/TKO
Gerald Strebendt 0 0 3 0
Win
Josh Thomson
WFA 3
Nov 23, 2002
67 3 4 5 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Rob McCullough 11 0 0 0

Biography

TRAINING: MORNINGS: Cardio AFTERNOONS: (MWF): Striking, MMA practice (T, TH): wrestling, grappling EVENINGS: Jiu-Jitsu, Conditioning, Technique

When and why did you start training for fighting? I didn't want to get a real job after college and decided to try my hand at being a professional athlete.

What ranks and titles have you held?
Former Strikeforce Lightweight Champion, black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Do you have any heroes? Both my Grandmothers, who put up with a lot from their kids, which later led to putting up with me. How could they not be my heroes?

What does it mean for you to fight in STRIKEFORCE?
It means I'm one of the best fighters in the world, and every time I step into that cage I need to prove it.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? North Idaho College

What was your job before you started fighting?
Construction, Roofing, Loss Prevention

Favorite grappling technique: Finishing people
•    Pro since 2001

•    Eight wins by submission, six wins by knockout

•    Eight first round finishes

Career

Trained With

Luke Rockhold
Luke Rockhold
13-2-0
( W-L-D )

Key Opponents

Gilbert Melendez
Gilbert Melendez
22-4-0
( W-L-D )
KJ Noons
KJ Noons
12-6-0, 1NC
( W-L-D )

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