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Nate Diaz vs. Josh Thomson fight video highlights

Watch Nate Diaz vs. Josh Thomson fight video highlights for their UFC on FOX 7 clash above, courtesy of FOX Sports.

UFC on FOX 7 took place April 20, 2013 at the HP Pavilion in San Jose. Diaz welcomed back Thomson to the UFC, but came up short as Thomson knocked him out in the second round.

For more on Thomson's victory, check out the play-by-play from Luke Thomas below.

Round 1: Mike Beltran is the referee. Diaz pressuring Thomson right away. Thomson right away is using a lot of low leg kicks and on his bicycle. Thomson eats a head kick and keeps pressuring. Left hand scores at range for Diaz, but he eats another head kick. The two clinch and Thomson scores with a knee to the body on the inside. Now Thomson breaks free, but Diaz is all over him. Thomson ducks a punch from Diaz and scores two hard ones of his own. Diaz presses Diaz into the fence, but is taken down. Thomson is unloading on Diaz, but now the two stand.

MMA Fighting scores this round 10-9 Thomson

Round 2: Diaz swarms Thomson right away, but lands an accidental groin shot. The action resumes shortly thereafter. Leg kick scores for Thomson and now he has double underhooks pressing Diaz into the fence. Hard elbow and a right hand from Thomson, but Diaz responds with a left. Diaz takes Thomson to the floor, but Thomson stands and lands another hard elbow. The two circle and exchange a few shots before Thomson lands a head kick flush that stuns Diaz. Thomson follows up with punches that drop Diaz. Thomson continues his assault until Diaz goes back and base down, forcing a referee stoppage.

Josh Thomson def. Nate Diaz with TKO (head kick, strikes) at 3:44 of round 2

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