Thomson goes for an early takedown, but noting comes of it as they clinch against the cage. Thomson attempts an armbar, then transitions…
to a triangle. Healy survives and lands some shots. Thomson 10-9, but it was close despite submission attempts.
Healy takes Thomson down and takes his back.
Healy controlling the grappling game thus far, however Thomson lands some strong elbows to the thigh.
Healy wins 2ndRound 10-9. An argument could be made that he’s up 2-0. Thomson needs the next round for sure.
Thomson lands a big front kick. Healy recovers but looks fatigued.
Thomson lands a nice right, and follows up with left jab. Healy clinches Thomson against the cage, but he escapes.
Healy secures a takedown and takes Thomson’s back. Thomson is able to buck him off and they land in north-south with Thomson on top.
Thomson takes his back and secures a body triangle.
Thomson locks in a rear-naked attempt with a full body triangle and Healy FINALLY taps. Thomson’s first sub win since 2007.
Josh Thomson Defeated Pat Healy via Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) at 4:27 in the 3rdRound