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post #1 of 9 (permalink) Old 05-09-2014, 01:43 PM Thread Starter
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Josh Thomson vs Michael Johnson for UFC of Fox 12

Josh Thomson vs. Michael Johnson Announced For UFC on FOX 12
Posted by Larry Csonka on 05.09.2014

The second fight for the show…

- The UFC announced today, via Twitter, that Josh Thomson vs. Michael Johnson will face off at UFC on FOX 12. UFC on FOX 12 takes place July 26 at SAP Center in San Jose with the following announced…

Anthony Johnson vs. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira
Josh Thomson vs. Michael Johnson
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This fight should be like a squirrel facing a mongoose
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post #2 of 9 (permalink) Old 05-09-2014, 01:53 PM
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I like this fight a lot! I want Thomson to get the win so he can at least fight for the title as his last hoorah. But this will be a solid fight for both of them.

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Josh Thompson is gonna maul Michael Johnson. This is gonna put him in a prime spot.... he either gets his Pettis fight which he's been chasing or he gets his Melendez rematch... the UFC has all of the Strikeforce archives so they can put some sick highlights together for promo.

This is win/win for The Punk. It's his fight to lose. And wouldn't it be funny to see the two guys that fought 3 times for the Strikeforce LW title now fighting for the UFC belt when so many people on the forums back then said that both of these guys would get eaten alive in the UFC.

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Thomson will win and win easily. He is right up there with Benson and Gilbert as the elite of the division, Michael Johnson was finished by Reza Madadi a mere year ago. Trouncing journeymen in Tibau and Lauzon who have no stand out victories does not change that.

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Thomson is hanging with Melendez at his best. I don't see any area that Johnson could give Josh trouble in, bar a flash KO.

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i thought thomson was considering retirement after his "loss" to benson?

either way, i see him winning this one easily. johnson has a punchers chance at best.
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Terrible fight for MJ. Thomson by easy sub in the first.
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Love it. Those two should put on a good, fast paced striking clinic.

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post #9 of 9 (permalink) Old 05-11-2014, 09:33 AM
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I'm not particularly fond of nor down on either of these guys as far as fanfare in concerned. However, unlike seemingly everyone else, I'm not overlooking Johnson. I have a feeling he's going to surprise some people here and pick up this win.
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