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JOSH BURKMAN RUMORS & GOSSIP

Josh Burkman Suggests He Threw Fight to Steve Carl to Get Out of WSOF Contract

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...
Via 5thRound.com
October 05, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Brings Back Josh Burkman

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...
Via 5thRound.com
October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Josh Burkman Looking To Part Ways With World Series Of Fighting

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...
Via Fight Of The Night
April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Josh Burkman talks KO of Stinson, free agency, WSOF & UFC potential

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.
Via MMAinterviews
March 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Josh Burkman: Winning the Title Would Complete My Comeback

World Series of Fighting welterweight title challenger Josh Burkman is coming off arguably his career best performance: a first round submission win over Jon Fitch. The win symbolized the culmination of Burkman’s hard work and determination as the former UFC welterweight is now fighting for the vacant WSOF title on Saturday night and could potentially be the first champion to represent...
Via The Flying Knee MMA
October 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Weekend in Violence 3 Stars - 'The James Krause' had a big weekend

With events from the UFC, World Series of Fighting and XFC, the excitement of a jam packed MMA weekend gave fans something to look forward while trudging along through their own respective work weeks. Looking back, it really didn't even come close to anyone's expectations. Credit to the UFC, it's very rare that the worlds leading mixed martial arts promotion has a bad...
Via hov-mma
June 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Dana White’s reaction to the Fitch/Burkman fight was pretty interesting.

No bashing, no snide remarks, just a simple observation full of respect to Josh Burkman and cutting down Mazzagatti. Ok, so it wasn’t a completely vitriol-free tweet, Mazzagatti took one on the chin, but what matters here is the fact that Dana was giving respect to the fighters, that’s something I’m happy about. And let’s be honest here, Mazzagatti was just standing there...
Via Fight Hub TV
June 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Josh Burkman Chokes Out Jon Fitch in Under a Minute

World Series of Fighting returned to action on Friday night with their third instalment, headlined by a welterweight rematch between Josh Burkman and Jon Fitch. While Fitch came in as a heavy favourite for this match-up, Burkman would end up shocking the MMA world and finishing the former UFC contender in under a minute of action. Fitch stalked Burkman early in the opening round...
Via The Flying Knee MMA
June 15, 2013  |  Discuss

GIFS of Doom: Josh Burkman's WSOF walk-off choke of Jon Fitch

The Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada was the setting for a rematch between two welterweight warriors. One man [Burkman]  was looking to even the score in the same building he was finished by the same opponent seven years ago; the other man [Fitch] was looking to stay relevant in the sport that made him a star. There's a lot going on here with this finish and...
Via hov-mma
June 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Gerald Harris vs. Josh Burkman booked for World Series of Fighting 1

A middleweight match-up of veterans Gerald “Hurricane” Harris and Josh “The People’s Warrior” Burkman joins the debut event for the World Series of Fighting (WSOF). The bout was announced on Twitter by WSOF officials on Tuesday. WSOF 1 takes place from Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas on November 3rd. The action will be televised live on NBS Sports at 10:00pm ET. Harris (21...
Via MMA Interplay
September 25, 2012  |  Discuss
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