UFC on Fox 7 Play-by-Play: Nate Diaz vs. Josh Thomson

UFC on Fox 7 Live Results Home Page


Nate Diaz vs. Josh Thomson

Round 1: Thomson switching stances.  Thomson lands an outside leg kick.  he circles on the outside.  Thomson delivers another outside leg kick.  Diaz moves in with a right hand.  Thomson continues to work the lead leg of Diaz.  Diaz moving forward.  Thomson keeps changing stances, back and forth.  He lands a jab to the thigh of Diaz.  Thomson lands a high kick to the face of Diaz.  Diaz eats it and keeps moving forward.  Diaz lands a straight left.  Thomson lands another head kick.  Diaz pushing forward.  They clinch.  Thomson lands a knee to the body.  Diaz presses him against the cage.  Thomson turns him and they separate.  Thomson lands a big right hand.  Thomson lands a combination.  Diaz answers with a right hand.  Thomson lands a counter combination.  They clinch.  Thomson delivers a knee to the body and he takes Diaz down.  He lands elbows.  Diaz rolls and stands.  The round ends.  MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Thomson.

Round 2: Diaz rushes across the cage.  They clinch.  Diaz lands a knee to the groin of Thomson.  Thomson is given time to recover and the fight is restarted.  Thomson circles.  Diaz closes the distance and they clinch.  Thomson lands a  hard elbow on the inside.  They separate and exchange with both landing. They clinch again.  Diaz takes Thomson to the ground.  Thomson stands and eats a right hand.  Thomson lands an elbow on the break.  Diaz is bleeding around his right eye.  Diaz lands a stiff jab.  Thomson lands a leg kick and clinches.  He presses Diaz against the cage.  Diaz turns him.  Thomson delivers a knee to the body.  Diaz lands a right hand as they separate.  Thomson lands a high kick that wobbles Diaz.  He follows with a right hand.  Diaz goes down.  Thomson swarms him and finishes with a series of strikes on the ground.  As the referee was stopping the fight, Diaz’ corner was throwing in the towel.

The official time of the technical knockout was 3:44 of the second round.

UFC on Fox 7 Live Results Home Page