JOSH BURKMAN RUMORS & GOSSIP
Hector Lombard continued his climb up the welterweight rankings although it took the aggressive striker a lot longer to get a win over Josh Burkman than most expected.
Lombard (35-4-1, 1 NC) entered the fight on Saturday as a -1200 favorite over Burkman -- the largest of any fighter on the entire UFC 182 card.
Known for his blitzing, high octane style early, Lombard fought a more...
Hector Lombard gradually wore down a game Josh Burkman with strikes tonight at UFC 182 to seal a unanimous decision victory.
Burkman circling on the outside to start. He suddenly looks to strike and connects with a right hand as Lombard unleashes an early flurry.
Right hook for Burkman wings past Lombard’s head. Burkman lands a right. Backing up he sprngs off the...
When Josh Burkman steps inside the Octagon next Saturday night at UFC 182 it will be the first time he's fought for the promotion in over six years.
Originally a member of The Ultimate Fighter season 2, Burkman had a long career with the promotion that ended with a rather dull thud when he dropped four out of five fights including a three fight losing streak that signaled the end...
Josh Burkman is on his way back to the UFC. The 33 year-old fighter re-signed with the company and was immediately booked to fight Hector Lombard at UFC 182.
UFC President Dana White announced the news via Twitter.
After winning 6 of his last 7, Josh Burkman makes UFC return at UFC 182 Jan 3rd in Las Vegas against #6 welterweight Hector Lombard
— Dana White (@danawhite) October...
Josh Burkman (pictured) has just committed the ultimate no-no. Not only did the veteran throw a fight, but he’s now admitting to the MMA world that he did so.
That, or Ben Askren really got under Burkman’s skin and he panicked and thumbed out the first thing that came to his mind on Twitter.
Askren, who was denied entry into the UFC after getting released by Bellator MMA last...
TUF season 2 competitor Josh Burkman has officially returned to the UFC some six years after he last fought for the promotion.
Burkman produced a 5-5 run in his first stint in the UFC, eventually leaving after a three-fight losing streak.
However, he’s produced a 9-2 record since then and had become one of the key fighters on the World Series Of Fighting promotion’s roster...
The ink hadn’t even dried on Josh Burkman’s new UFC contract yet, but that didn’t stop the planet’s premier mixed martial arts promotion from issuing Burkman his first assignment.
“The People’s Warrior” will battle Hector Lombard (pictured) at UFC 182.
The January 3 event is expected to take place at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Lombard was hoping...
Who says you can never go home again? On Friday, UFC president Dana White announced the re-signing of welterweight Josh Burkman (pictured). Burkman emerged onto the UFC back in 2005 as a contestant on “The Ultimate Fighter 2.” The 33-year-old posted a 5-5 mark inside the octagon before getting cut in 2008 after posting his third straight loss. “The People’s Warrior” enjoyed...
Josh Burkman has revealed that he’s looking to part ways with the World Series Of Fighting promotion despite still having one fight left on his contract.
The former UFC fighter, who was part of the cast of ‘The Ultimate Fighter’ season 2, fought just last weekend for the WSOF promotion and earned up a first round KO win over Tyler Stinson.
Burkman still has one fight remaining...
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Josh Burkman dropped some big news to Spencer Lazara in this interview in that he fought for less money for the fight against Stinson because he really wanted to fight. By doing that, he was freed from his contract, which had one fight left. He is now a free agent, able to entertain offers from other organizations such as the UFC.