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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 The 35 year-old Burkman, who originally made his way to the UFC via The Ultimate...
Via Fight Of The Night
November 06, 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...
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August 19, 2015  |  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 November...
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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 a career...
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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...
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April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Jon Fitch Gets Choked Unconscious in 41 Seconds by Josh Burkman (Video)

Jon Fitch’s post-UFC career got off to a quiet start on Friday night at WSOF 3, as in he was soundly put to sleep by Josh Burkman (pictured) with a guillotine choke. I’m not quite sure what’s more surprising, the fact that Burkman served up the upset special, that it only took him 41 seconds to choke Fitch unconscious or that Steve Mazzagatti forgot he was in the middle of refereeing...
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June 15, 2013  |  Discuss

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