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Josh Koscheck Talks Trash About Former Boss Dana White

Josh Koscheck is well known for his trash-talking antics and now that he’s signed up with Bellator he’s quickly turned his sights on his former UFC boss Dana White. “How can you respect a guy that runs a company and goes on Twitter rants, who calls people all the names that he calls people?” Koscheck questioned in an interview with Bleacher Report. “I think it’s childish...
Via Fight Of The Night
July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC 189 could shape future of welterweight division

On the morning of November 16th, 2013, the UFC’s welterweight division was a much different place than it is today. At the top, George St. Pierre was preparing for his welterweight showdown in UFC 167’s main event against Johny Hendricks, and looking as immortal as ever. While it appeared that Rory MacDonald would be offered a shot at the big time if he was successful in that...
Via Sports-Glory
July 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Former UFC fighter Josh Koscheck joins Bellator

Bellator fighter Josh Koscheck Former UFC fighter Josh Koscheck signed with Bellator this past Friday. The announcement came during the Bellator 139 card on Spike TV. Koscheck is on a five-fight losing streak and lost to Erick Silva by submission in the first round at UFC Fight Night Maia vs. LaFlare back in March. Koscheck’s signing adds to the list of well-known names exiting...
Via isportsweb.com
June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Josh Koscheck Has Signed For Bellator

Long-time UFC fighter Josh Koscheck has been unveiled as Bellator’s latest high-profile signing. Koscheck, who had been with the UFC for 10 days since rising to prominence on the very first season of The Ultimate Fighter reality show back in 2005, has signed a multi-year deal with the promotions biggest rivals, following in the footsteps of Phil Davis who also moved over toe Bellator...
Via Fight Of The Night
June 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Josh Koscheck will finish his MMA career with Bellator

TUF season 1 alum Josh Koscheck has fought 25 times under the UFC banner. And after five consecutive losses it was thought by many that the former welterweight #1 contender would be calling it a career. Welcome to the #BellatorMMA family @joshkoscheck! Can’t wait to see you in the cage!! pic.twitter.com/QqvoS4lHQj — Bellator MMA (@BellatorMMA) June 27, 2015 Instead, the man...
Via Fight Booth
June 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Former UFC Veteran Josh Koscheck Joins Bellator

Josh Koscheck’s days of fighting in the UFC are over, but that doesn’t mean the octagon is the only game in town. On Friday, it was announced Koscheck has signed with Bellator MMA. Koscheck has dropped five straight scraps, and would have been cut from the UFC long ago had he not held a soft spot in UFC president Dana White’s heart for being an original contestant in “The...
Via 5thRound.com
June 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Anthony Johnson owes recent success to maturity and finally growing up

LAS VEGAS -- Before Anthony Johnson was the No. 1 ranked contender in the UFC light heavyweight division, his career was seen in many ways as a cautionary tale. While he was a highly talented prospect at 170 pounds, Johnson routinely missed weight by several pounds at time, found himself in hot water on domestic violence charges and came up short in most of his biggest matchups....
Via Fox Sports
May 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Jake Ellenberger vs. Stephen 'Wonderboy' Thompson added to UFC 189

A welterweight matchup has been added to an already stacked UFC 189 fight card as Jake Ellenberger meets Stephen 'Wonderboy' Thompson on July 11 in Las Vegas. UFC officials confirmed the bout following an initial report from ESPN. Ellenberger got a much needed win in his last fight as he defeated "Ultimate Fighter" season one veteran Josh Koscheck after dropping his three previous...
Via Fox Sports
May 07, 2015  |  Discuss

5 Rounds: Episode 6

Welcome back to 5 Rounds! This week: Round 1: UFC Fight Night 62 results. Rounds 2: Josh Koscheck, and what he should do next. Rounds 3: Hector Lombard is suspended for 1 year after his failed test for steroids. Round 4: T.J. Dillashaw is injured, his fight with Renan Barao is off for UFC 186. [&hellip (Visited 1 times, 1 visits today) The post 5 Rounds: Episode 6 appeared...
Via No Coast Bias
March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Josh Koscheck unsure of future in UFC: 'It has been a fun ride'

Former welterweight world title challenger Josh Koshceck lost for the fifth straight time, and the second time in three weeks, Saturday at Rio's UFC Fight Night card. Post-fight, the 37 year-old couldn't say if he would retire just yet. "I can't make that decision right now," Koscheck said. "I'll go home and talk to the old lady and we'll see what happens." Koscheck, a business-owner...
Via Fox Sports
March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

What’s Next For Josh Koscheck?

With a ho-hum welterweight battle between Demian Maia and Ryan LaFlare headlining UFC Fight Night 62, there wasn’t much hoopla entering Saturday’s event in Brazil. Those two certainly didn’t disappoint from the ZZZzzz standpoint, with Maia posting an uneventful unanimous decision victory. Clearly, the most intriguing story line entering and leaving the show was whether it...
Via 5thRound.com
March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Josh Koscheck Not Committing To Retirement; Dana White Will Urge Him To

TUF season 1 veteran Josh Koscheck suffered his fifth loss in a row on Saturday night against Erick Silva at UFC Fight Night 62 in Brazil, but the 37 year-old isn’t ready to commit to hanging up his gloves just yet. “I can’t make that decision right now,” Koscheck said of retirement at the event’s post-fight press conference. “I’ll go home and talk to the old lady and...
Via Fight Of The Night
March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

The Hit List: The Top 5 Moments from Maia vs. LaFlare

Submissions, comebacks, guts, and more! Check out the five top moments of UFC Fight Night: Demian Maia vs. Ryan LaFlare, and then let us know your picks in the comments section and on Twitter! The Lioness Roars Amanda Nunes is one of the women's bantamweight division forgotten contender. Losing in the second round via TKO will do that to a fighter. Last September Nunes came out smashing...
Via Fox Sports
March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Making the Grade: Passes/Fails for UFC Fight Night: Maia vs. LaFlare

UFC Fight Night from Brazil on Saturday featured a card littered by up and comers and top 15 hopefuls and while the card didn't showcase any major names, the fighters still put on a slew of excellent performances. From the early prelims to the main card, the finishes came fast and furiously all the way up until the main event, which unfortunately ended with a bit of a thud. But we...
Via Fox Sports
March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

‘UFC Fight Night: Maia vs. LaFlare’ Live Post-Fight Press Conference Video

Now that “UFC Fight Night: Maia vs. LaFlare” is officially in the books, make sure to stream tonight’s post-fight press conference live right here on 5thRound.com. The presser is scheduled to start at approximately 1:30AM ET/10:30PM PT. In addition to UFC president Dana White (pictured), Demian Maia, Ryan LaFlare, Erick Silva, Josh Koscheck and the card’s other featured...
Via 5thRound.com
March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Erick Silva gets guillotine choke win at home over Josh Koscheck

Former world title challenger Josh Koscheck stepped up to fight for the second time in three weeks, Saturday, against Erick Silva at UFC Fight Night, but will go home disappointed once more, with his second choke submission loss in less than a month. On Feb. 28, Koscheck lost to Jake Ellenberger via I-choke. When Silva needed a new opponent for Saturday's UFC Fight Night co-main...
Via Fox Sports
March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Erick Silva Submits Josh Koscheck In First Round At UFC Fight Night 62

Erick Silva racked up another impressive first round finish tonight in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 62 as he submits Josh Koscheck with a guillotine choke. Round One: Koscheck with a big overhand to start as he looks to get aggressive early. Silva with a body kick. Silva attempts a takedown, but it’s stuffed and Koscheck lands a nice elbow and presses him up against...
Via Fight Of The Night
March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 62 Results

Check out all the UFC Fight Night 62 results from Brazil below. — Main Card: Demian Maia vs. Ryan LaFlare Erick Silva vs. Josh Koscheck Leonardo Santos def. Tony Martin via submission (rear-naked choke) (R2, 2:29) Amanda Nunes def. Shayna Baszler via first-round TKO (R1, 1:56) Gilbert Burns def. Alex Oliveira via submission (armbar) (R3, 4:14) Godofredo Castro def. Andre Fili via...
Via Fight Of The Night
March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

‘UFC Fight Night: Maia vs. LaFlare’ Live Results

“UFC Fight Night: Maia vs. LaFlare” goes down Saturday night inside Maracanazinho Gymnasium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. UFC Fight Pass streams the first two preliminary bouts live starting at 7PM ET/4PM PT. Fox Sports 2 airs the remaining four prelims immediately after at 8PM ET/5PM PT. Switch over to Fox Sports 1 for the main card at 10PM ET/7PM PT. A pair of welterweight affairs...
Via 5thRound.com
March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night: Maia vs. LaFlare live blog

The welterweight division gets the spotlight in this weekend's UFC Fight Night card from Brazil as the main event and co-main event feature some of the top fighters in the world at 170 pounds. In the headline fight on the card, submission specialist Demian Maia takes on undefeated prospect Ryan LaFlare in a five-round bout with the winner moving ever closer toward the top five in...
Via Fox Sports
March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night Rio Weigh-In Results: Demian Maia, Ryan LaFlare Even

UFC Fight Night, which is headlined by the welterweight bouts between Demian Maia and Ryan LaFlare and Erick Silva and Josh Koscheck, airs live on FOX Sports 1 from the Ginasio do Maracanazinho in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil beginning at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT. Four prelim bouts will air live on FOX Sports 2 at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT, and the first two prelims will air exclusively on UFC FIGHT...
Via NESN.com
March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

‘UFC Fight Night: Maia vs. LaFlare’ Complete Betting Odds

Perhaps the most significant scrap at UFC Fight Night 62 is the co-main event between former welterweight top contender Josh Koscheck (pictured) and once-promising up-and-comer Erick Silva. Not because the bout has any title implications – far from it, actually – but a loss would have to mean the end of the road in the UFC for Koscheck. Koscheck is riding a four-fight skid into...
Via 5thRound.com
March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 62 Weigh-In Results & Video

The UFC Fight Night 62 weigh-ins have now taken place and you can see what all the fighters tipped the scales at below. Main Card: Demian Maia (171) vs. Ryan LaFlare (171) Josh Koscheck (170) vs. Erick Silva (171) Tony Martin (156) vs. Leonardo Santos (156) Shayna Baszler (136) vs. Amanda Nunes (136) Gilbert Burns (154) vs. Alex Oliveira (155) Andre Fili ...
Via Fight Of The Night
March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

‘UFC Fight Night: Maia vs. LaFlare’ Live Weigh-Ins Video at 3PM ET/Noon PT

The official weigh-ins for “UFC Fight Night: Maia vs. LaFlare” take place today inside Maracanazinho Gymnasium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Stream Friday’s weight contest live right here on 5thRound.com starting at 3PM ET/Noon PT. Please click HERE for the official weigh-in results. Demian Maia (pictured) faces Ryan LaFlare in the show’s main event. Josh Koscheck meets Erick...
Via 5thRound.com
March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 62 Predictions

UFC Fight Night 62 takes place tomorrow night in Brazil and we’ve got our predictions for all the fights below. — Main Card: Demian Maia vs. Ryan LaFlare Not a great main event is it? If this one stays standing I like LaFlare, but during his welterweight run to date Maia has mostly been going back to his roots and taking his opponents to the mat, though sadly more often than...
Via Fight Of The Night
March 20, 2015  |  Discuss
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