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JOSH BURKMAN RUMORS & GOSSIP

Josh Burkman Drops Down To UFC’s Lightweight Division

After a less than successful second stint in the UFC at welterweight, Josh Burkman has announced that he’s now going to try his luck in the lightweight division. “Everybody trying to guess my opponent at welterweight is wrong… I’m a lightweight now,” Burkman revealed on Twitter. “This fight is at 155.” The 35 year-old Burkman, who originally made his way to the UFC...
Via Fight Of The Night
November 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Patrick Cote TKO’s Josh Burkman In Wild Shootout (Video Highlights)

Patrick Cote (pictured) Josh Burkman didn’t win Fight of the Night honors for nothin’. The welterweights put on quite a show Sunday at UFC Fight Night 74, with Cote ultimately ending things via TKO in the third round. Both men were rocked on different occasions, but in the end, it was an overhand right by Cote that put Burkman down. Countless bombs on the canvas and the shootout...
Via 5thRound.com
August 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Patrick Cote TKO’s Josh Burkman In Third Round At UFC Fight Night 74

Patrick Cote got the better of Josh Burkman tonight at UFC Fight Night 74 as they both turned up the heat in the third round, dropping him with a right hook before finishing with ground and pound to the delight of the Canadian fans. Round One Burkman with a leg kick to start as Cote comes in with a punch. Side kick to the body from Burkman. Leg stomp and then a body kick from...
Via Fight Of The Night
August 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Why Josh Burkman is so calm before the storm

Many fighters understandably loathe doing interviews the week of a fight. After all, they're usually worn out from a draining camp, with lots on their minds and on the verge of or in the midst of a grueling weight cut. Visiting with UFC welterweight Josh Burkman while he's at his Utah home the day before he leaves to Saskatoon, Canada for his fight Sunday against Patrick Cote provides...
Via Fox Sports
August 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Hector Lombard Beats Josh Burkman By Decision At UFC 182

Hector Lombard gradually wore down a game Josh Burkman with strikes tonight at UFC 182 to seal a unanimous decision victory. Round One: 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...
Via Fight Of The Night
January 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Josh Burkman: Hector Lombard is the one who should be worried

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...
Via Fox Sports
December 26, 2014  |  Discuss

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
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