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JOSH BURKMAN RUMORS & GOSSIP

Josh Burkman Re-Signs With The UFC

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...
Via Ring Kings
October 08, 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

Josh Burkman Returns To UFC; Fights Hector Lombard At UFC 182

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

Hector Lombard Battles Josh Burkman at UFC 182

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...
Via 5thRound.com
October 03, 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

WSOF set to debut on NBC with ‘Gaethje vs. Newell’ this summer

World Series of Fighting is coming to network television this summer with what is easily their most stacked card to date. The promotion announced the news of their big NBC debut along with an extension through 2017 on their multiple platforms via a press release on their official website: NBC Sports Group will televise live 14 World Series of Fighting events this year, including...
Via Fight Booth
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Brand Perception: Why Twitter Wars Are Never Good

Twitter is one of the most prominent media platforms for Mixed Martial Arts.  Over the years Twitter has shown itself to be both a brand enhancer and a brand detractor for fighters and promoters alike. Last week, World Series of Fighting’s Vice President and matchmaker Ali Abdel-Aziz was involved in a little “Beef” with both Josh Burkman and Vinny Maghalaes. Burkman had tweeted...
Via The Flying Knee MMA
April 07, 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

Burkman vs Stinson & Two Other Fights Round Out Main Card For WSOF 9

World Series of Fighting 9 main-card lineup complete with the addition of three new boutsMarch 29 event in Las Vegas gets Josh Burkman vs. Tyler Stinson, Ozzy Dugulubgov vs. Johnny Nunez and Mike Corey vs. Shane KruchtenLAS VEGAS (Feb. 11, 2014) – The five-fight, NBCSN-televised main card for World Series of Fighting 9 is now complete with the addition of three new contests, including...
Via MMAInsider
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss
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