July 27, 2008

Thompson falls to Shields

Nick Thompson fell in his bid to become the first EliteXC Welterweight Champion as Jake Shields won by 1st round submission. The fight was featured on the second CBS show on July 26.

Shields (21-4-1) took Thompson to the mat early in the fight and eventually sunk in a deep guillotine chock to force the submission at 1:03 of the first round.

Thompson, the one and only ever BodogFIGHT Welterweight Champion, saw his record fall to 36-10-1. It was his first fight for the EliteXC promotion after fighting in Japan his previous two fights.
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