MMA Fighting Life Of Din Thomas The World Class Fighter
Din Thomas command a 12-1 MMA record as well as wins over future UFC light-weight champion Jens Pulver and Dokonjonosuke Mishima, along with his solely loss coming back to future UFC lightweight title rival Caol Uno more info available here https://bjjfanatics.com/blogs/fighters/din-thomas. Thomas created his UFC debut at UFC 32, during a fight against future UFC lightweight & welterweight champion B.J. Penn, wherever he lost by technical knockout (Strikes) in spherical 1. Thomas came at UFC 33, defeating Fabiano Iha by unanimous decision.
At UFC 39, Thomas faced Japanese virtuoso Caol Uno in a rematch. The fight was a part of a tournament to work out the new UFC light-weight Champion. once 3 rounds, Thomas lost by unanimous decision. His next fight was a decision triumph over future UFC welterweight champion Matt missioner at UFC 41. This fight would prove somewhat controversial, thanks to one in every of the judges erroneously inserting the score he assigned to Thomas within the column reserved for SerraTemplate:Citation needed. This caused Serra to be declared the winner by decision, however the error was discovered and Thomas and his team were notified of the change, giving Thomas the split decision victory. this could be Thomas’ last UFC fight for three years.
Thomas was a contestant on the last word Fighter four wherever he defeated Mikey Burnett within the initial round, before losing to coaching partner Chris Lytle by call in the semi-finals. Thomas came at the finale on Nov 11, 2006 to face wealthy Clementi, winning via rear naked choke in the second round. And more info available here.
Thomas was then defeated via submission (rear naked choke) by future UFC light-weight title rival Kenny Florian once injuring his knee during a takedown try whereas headlining the most event at UFC Fight Night 11. once his loss to Neer, Din set to drop a weight category to Featherweight (145 lbs). He debuted at featherweight against Dustin Pieken securing a triangle choke within the initial round. He has followed that up with technical knockout wins over Gabe Lemley and Dustin Pague.