Highlight Video: Eimantas Stanionis Stops Justin DeLoach, UFC Vet Strebendt Pleads Guilty to Criminally Negligent Homicide in Road Rage Shooting, Oregon Police Investigating Car Crash, Shooting Involving UFC Veteran Gerald Strebendt, Preview: UFC on ESPN 17 ‘Santos vs. Teixeira’, Sherdog Redraft: 'The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil', By The Numbers: Melvin Manhoef vs. Corey Anderson. In 2003 he lost his sole UFC contest to Josh Thomson. 8 Preview and Predictions, Bellator 251 Highlight Video: Derek Anderson Soccer Kicks Killys KEZI quoted Strebendt’s attorney Bryan Boender, who said that one of the jurors disclosed that another juror had “past experience that caused her to believe the victims in the case.”, Boender, who filed an ultimately unsuccessful motion for a new trial for Strebendt, stated that this was evidence of a “prototypical bias.”. Gerald Strebendt, 40, was sentenced to two years and four months in prison with two years and eight months of probation by a court in Lane County, OR this week (per KEZI). Exclusive: Kings MMA’s Rafael Cordeiro on Training Mike Tyson,... Dana White's Contender Series Ep. Thomson once again faced Gilbert Melendez for the Strikeforce Lightweight Championship at Strikeforce: Barnett vs. Cormier on May 19, 2012. absurd, have left the sport of mixed martial arts with its share of monitoring_string = "5eb5a0f65cbe346d74f978e14db1b00d". black eyes. [13] He lost the fight via unanimous decision. He would then pick up a decision victory over Hermes Franca in an incredible fight at UFC 46 , before falling victim in his next fight to a highlight reel KO finish at the hands and foot of Yves Edwards . Ex-UFC fighter Gerald Strebendt sentenced for sexual abuse of martial arts student, Evans: Khabib vs. Gaethje showed how good McGregor is. report from The... monitoring_string = "5eb5a0f65cbe346d74f978e14db1b00d" On November 21, 2008, Thomson was scheduled to make his first title defense in a rematch against Yves Edwards at Strikeforce: Destruction but had to pull out after tearing ligaments in his toe. Thomson fought Pat Healy at Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Werdum and won by rear naked choke late in the 3rd round. ThomsonKO/TKORound 1. During his trial he was accused of sexually abusing a second individual, who stated they were 15-years-old at the time of the alleged abuse. Thomson broke two ribs during the fight on Healy's very first takedown and fought the rest of the fight very defensively. Thomson is a former Strikeforce World Lightweight Champion, former Strikeforce U.S. Lightweight Champion, and a former top contender in the UFC. His college wrestling record was 40-3. The win also earned him his first Knockout of the Night bonus award. In his second fight for the promotion, Thomson faced Pablo Villaseca on December 4, 2015 at Bellator 147. Pictures: One Championship ‘Inside the Matrix’, Shoop that Incredulous Cormier / Drug Wars, The most brutal ground n pounded to unconsciousness. Strebendt, who was one of Eddie Bravo’s first Brazilian jiu jitsu students, fought in professional MMA between 2001 and 2008.