Saturday, April 2, 2011

Video of the Day - Thompson v. Denes

Here is Nick "The Goat" Thompson fighting Dustin Denes at BoDog Fight - Costa Rica Combat which took place on 2/18/07 at an undisclosed beach in Cost Rica.

Thompson (38-13) will next fight Ben Askren at this weekends Bellator 40 in Newkirk, Oklahoma, airing live on MTV 2. Thompson has fought in the UFC, Sengoku, Strikeforce, Elite XC and various Midwestern promotions during his 7 year career.

Denes (12-4) has not fought since this fight, probably retiring from MMA competition. Denes, an ATT member and BJJ blackbelt, had solid wins over Thompson, Rory Singer, Eric Schafer and Pat Healy in his 6 year pro career.

BoDog Fight had a strange run from 8/22/06 to 11/30/07, holding fights in Vancouver Canada, Russia and Costa Rica. Founded as a part of the gambling website by Calvin Ayre, it was rumored to have lost over 30 million in its brief run.

Bellator 40 Line-up:


Champ Ben Askren v. Nick Thompson
Jay Hieron v. Brent Weedman (WW Tourney Bout)
Michael Chandler v. Llyod Woodard (LW Tourney Bout)


Nate James v. Tyler Stinson
Josh Burns v. Eric Prindle

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