Nick 'The Goat' Thompson is the former BodogFIGHT welterweight champion and he never lost the title, it was simply vacated. He is a retired mixed martial artist. He holds notable victories over Eddie Alvarez, Paul Daley Josh Neer, Ansar Chalangov, Mark Weir and Chris Wilson.
Thompson next competed in Sengoku's welterweight grand prix, fighting in the opening round versus Taisuke Okuno. Okuno knocked Thompson unconscious in a stunning highlight-reel flurry in the third round. Thompson is next set to fight Siyar Bahadurzada in a fight in a tournament in Amsterdam. The tournament was originally rumored to include names like Paul Daley and Shinya Aoki and Marius Zaromskis. The only two promised opponents left to actually compete are Thompson and Roan Carneiro.
Thompson was injured a week before the fight and his friend Derrick Noble agreed to replace him against Siyar Bahadurzada. Thompson next made his Bellator debut in a non-title "superfight" against Bellator welterweight champion Ben Askren. Askren defeated him via unanimous decision. After the loss, he retired.
- Brian Ebersole vs. Nick Thompson
- Karo Parisyan vs. Nick Thompson - The fight was Thompson's last in the UFC since 2006. Karo Parisyan had said that he wanted to bloody Thompson up and then finish him with a submission and he did, taking the win via submission (strikes).
- Eddie Alvarez vs. Nick Thompson - The fight was for the BodogFIGHT welterweight title with the undefeated Eddie Alvarez defending. The fight was Alvarez's first loss of only two to date.
- Nick Thompson vs. Paul Daley
- Nick Thompson vs. Tim Kennedy - The fight was Tim Kennedy's Strikeforce debut, and that of Thompson's as well. The fight was at middleweight, while Thompson was usually a welterweight.
- Taisuke Okuno vs. Nick Thompson - The fight was in the opening round of the Sengoku welterweight grand prix.
- Ben Askren vs. Nick Thompson - The fight was Nick Thompson's Bellator debut and it was his final mixed martial arts bout. After the fight, Thompson retired.