|Nickname The Tank Engine||Birthdate 11/05/1984|
|Height / Weight 6'0" - 170||Place of Birth Danville, Illinois|
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.