Josh
Burkman
28-12-0( W-L-D )
Fight Night Bonuses: 1 Fight of the Night

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 12 fights.
Record: 28-12-0
Summary: Wrestling, Strength

Fighter Info

Nickname: The People's Warrior
From: Salt Lake City, Utah USA
Age: 35
Height: 5' 10" ( 177 cm )
Weight: 170 lb ( 77 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
791
43% Successful
338
Types of Successful Strikes
0
338
54% Standing
31%
15%
182
105
51
Striking Defense
54
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
69
38% Successful
26
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
4
7
1
Takedown Defense
69
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay Awards
UPCOMING
Josh Burkman
Aug 23, 2015
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Loss
Josh Burkman
May 23, 2015
30
20
1
0
1
0
2
0
R3 Submission
NO CONTEST
Josh Burkman
Jan 3, 2015
53
42
2
0
0
0
2
0
R3 Overturned
Loss
Josh Burkman
Oct 25, 2008
65
50
1
4
1
0
1
1
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Loss
Josh Burkman
Jun 21, 2008
13
34
1
1
3
0
0
1
R2 Submission
Loss
Josh Burkman
Jan 23, 2008
54
39
0
1
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Majority
Win
Josh Burkman
Oct 20, 2007
44
65
3
0
2
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Split
Loss
Josh Burkman
May 26, 2007
54
16
2
2
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Josh Burkman
Jan 25, 2007
27
6
9
1
0
2
4
1
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Josh Burkman
Jul 8, 2006
35
19
4
1
0
1
1
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Loss
Josh Burkman
Apr 6, 2006
25
20
3
1
1
1
3
0
R2 Submission
Win
Josh Burkman
Drew Fickett
Jan 16, 2006
7
2
0
0
1
0
0
0
R1 Submission
Win
Josh Burkman
Nov 5, 2005
4
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO

Biography

When and why did you start training for fighting? Josh was a triple-threat athlete at Cottonwood High School in Salt Lake City making all-state in football (running back), baseball (third baseman), and wrestling (171 lb division). He went to play running back for Dixie State College. To pursue his dream of becoming a UFC champion, Josh moved to Oregon to train with Randy Couture and Team Quest. “I had been fighting since adolescence and decided to challenge a real fighter to see if they could beat me since the street fighters were no competition. Since then it has become a lifestyle.”

What ranks and titles have you held?
UCE champion, Utah state champion. Anytime I have had a championship fight scheduled I have had better opportunity on another show and decided to move on. The only one I want is the UFC title.”

Do you have any heroes?
My dad.

What is your favorite technique?
Punching people in the face.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC?
It means keeping a promise that I made to someone when I started fighting. I promised Sov Ouk (a local businessman) because he sponsored me in my fighting career and my obligation was to make to the UFC. Sov gave me an opportunity that not many fighters get. The chance to pursue my dream to make it to the UFC without having outside distractions nothing was required from me he just gave me the opportunity and he believed in me.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn?
I earned my associates degree in the field of General education while attending at Dixie State College in St. George UT.

What was your job before you started fighting?
College football.

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