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Josh Thomson is looking for six fights in the next year

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SAN JOSE, Calif. — After Josh Thomson finished Pablo Villaseca in the second round of Friday night’s Bellator main event, his second straight win in Bellator, the former Strikeforce champion said two things that probably surprised people.

The first, when asked in the cage about a potential lightweight title match with Will Brooks, he said that he would do it, but he feels the people would rather he face Michael Chandler.

“Right now the hype is for me to fight Chandler,” he said in the cage.

And at 37, and having opened up a gym, and considering opening a second location, plus owning a clothing company, one would think he’s not looking at fighting that often in 2016. But his goals are exactly the opposite.

“I want to fight six times in the next year,” said Thomson (22-8), “I’m trying to get on the show in Fresno in three weeks. I’ve got a lot of fans in Fresno. Josh Koscheck (who is headlining the Fresno show) and I trained together for years and I’d like to be on the show with him. I’d like to get on the ….View original article

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