Preliminary Card | Welterweight · 170 lbs | MMA
Matt Brown defeats Stephen Thompson via 3 Round Decision
|13-11-0||Pro Record At Fight||6-0-0|
|Climbed to 14-11||Record After Fight||Fell to 6-1|
|+190 (Slight Underdog)||Betting Odds||-225 (Moderate Favorite)|
|United States||Nationality||United States|
|Cincinnati, Ohio||Fighting out of||Simpsonville, South Carolina|
|31 years, 3 months, 1 week, 4 days||Age at Fight||29 years, 2 months, 1 week, 3 days|
|171.0 lbs (77.6 kgs)||Weigh-In Result||171.0 lbs (77.6 kgs)|
|6'0" (183cm)||Height||6'0" (183cm)|
|76.0" (193cm)||Reach||75.0" (191cm)|
Immortal Martial Arts Center
Strong Style Fight Team (Other)
Tristar Gym (Other)
- Bout Information
- Event: UFC 145: Jones vs. Evans
- Date: Saturday 04.21.2012 at 10:00 PM ET
- Referee: Fernando Yamasaki
- Venue: Philips Arena
- Enclosure: Octagon
- Location: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
- Bout Billing: Preliminary Card (fight 5 of 12)
- Pro/Am: Professional
- Weight: 170 lbs (77.1 kg)
- TV Commentary: Mike Goldberg, Joe Rogan
- Broadcast: Aired Live on Prelims
- Post-Fight Interviewer: Joe Rogan
- Thompson Total Disclosed Pay: $8,000
- Brown Total Disclosed Pay: $36,000
Thompson vs. Brown Wiki Update Wiki
Thompson and Brown met in a welterweight tilt on the FX preliminary broadcast.
Thompson kept an aggressive Brown away with an active lead leg side kick then stuffed a takedown. Brown stayed aggressive in the clinch, trying hard for the takedown and eventually getting it. Thompson kept wrist control and avoided damage and managed to scramble back to his feet. Thompson pushed Brown into the fence in the clinch but Brown got him down again, albeit briefly. Brown dropped down for a Calf Slicer but Thompson escape and took the top position, landing some punches before getting reversed.
Thompson landed some strikes to start and popped up quickly after being taken down. Thompson hurt Brown with a series of straight punches followed by a front hand uppercut. Thompson landed another big combo that hurt Brown, but Brown landed a counter of his own. Both men looked exhausted midway through the fight. Brown landed a big elbow and Thompson wound up on his back, with Brown on top of him. Brown started landing short elbows from the top, one of which cut Thompson on the forehead.
Thompson landed some punches as Brown came forward, but the fresher Brown was landing more and looked confident moving in. Thompson rocked Brown again with a series of straights, but Brown shot in for a takedown and got it. Thompson got back to his feet but Brown tripped him back down and passed to side control. Brown moved into the mounted crucifix then moved to the mounted Triangle, landing shots with abandon to a severely damaged Thompson.
The judges scored the bout 30-27, 29-27, and 30-27 for Brown, giving him the Unanimous Decision victory.
Thompson vs. Brown Fight Predictions
Thompson vs. Brown Fighter Tweets
If fighters from this bout were talking on Twitter before or after the fight, this is where you can find it. Below are all the Tweets we've recorded near the date of the bout.
- I haven't really used my fan page much. My brother always ran it for me. I think it's time for me to step it up... http://t.co/6JJbBYZU
- 2 days, 23 hours, and 21 minutes
- Forgot to thank @WESTSIDEBARBELL and @Knucklesswollen for all their invaluable help on my way to victory Saturday! Follow!
- 2 days, 1 hour, and 3 minutes
- Finally back home in Cbus. Got 3 extra team punishment walkout shirts for you guys to win... Contest happening soon!
- 1 day, 23 hours, and 35 minutes
- many more that I don't remember right now or don't have twitter
- 1 day, 4 hours, and 11 minutes
- Most thanks goes to those who sweat and bleed beside me... @Ronin_TC @OhioRTC @wrestlingbucks @scottsheeley @VitinhoBJJ @markhyena and many
- 1 day, 4 hours, and 11 minutes
- Thanks to my sponsors @Punishment99 @Venumfight @Core_Synergy and GenOx
- 1 day, 4 hours, and 9 minutes
- Thanks for all your support guys! Wish I could reply to all the tweets but too many. Maybe another contest soon for some Immortal gear???
- 1 day, 4 hours, and 4 minutes
- At the hospital with Stephen Thompson, got our fingers crossed for fight of the night feel free to tweet to @danawhite to lobby for me!!!
- 6 hours and 2 minutes
- Headed to Atlanta for @ufc 145 today. I'm ready for war. #NOTHINGcanstopmenow
- 4 days, 5 hours, and 16 minutes
- While I'm scrapping at @ufc 145 this weekend, the @OhioRTC #savages will be scrapping at the Olympic trials. Best of wishes to each of you!
- 5 days, 4 hours, and 16 minutes
- Check out this site please: http://t.co/AhIkKc64 it's my friends 3 yr old daughter that's been stricken with cancer.
- 5 days, 17 hours, and 26 minutes
- Glad to see you guys are interested! It is kind of long so I just posted on my facebook. Link: http://t.co/GQ4kWYAA hope you guys like it!
- 6 days, 5 hours, and 12 minutes
- Made homemade almond milk, SO healthy... If anyone is interested I will post the recipe sometime! Tastes FAR better than anything in stores!
- 6 days, 5 hours, and 41 minutes
- Trained my hardest for the past 8 weeks, only one left to go till UFC 145. #NOTHINGcanstopmenow
- 1 week, 19 hours, and 33 minutes