Ryan Thomas is a former UFC fighter who lost fights to Ben Saunders and Matt Brown. Thomas signed with Bellator Fighting Championships to participate in their second season welterweight tournament where he lost a controversial fight with Ben Askren. Thanks to Jim Wallhead being unable to participate in the tournament Thomas was given another chance in the tournament, defeating Jacob McClintock to earn a rematch with Askren. Thomas lost the rematch by unanimous decision.
|Nickname||The Tank Engine|
|Place of birth||Danville, Illinois|