Josh
Burkman
27-10-0( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 11 fights.
Record: 27-10-0
Summary: Wrestling, Strength

Fighter Info

Nickname: The People's Warrior
From: Salt Lake City, Utah USA
Age: 34
Height: 5' 10" ( 177 cm )
Weight: 170 lb ( 77 kg )

Media

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
619
45% Successful
276
Types of Successful Strikes
0
276
48% Standing
34%
18%
132
93
51
Striking Defense
54
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
65
40% Successful
26
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
4
7
1
Takedown Defense
68
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
UPCOMING
Hector Lombard Jan 3, 2015
-- -- -- -- --
Josh Burkman -- -- -- --
Loss
Pete Sell Oct 25, 2008
65 1 1 1 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Josh Burkman 50 4 0 1
Loss
Dustin Hazelett Jun 21, 2008
13 1 3 0 R2 Submission
Josh Burkman 34 1 0 1
Loss
Mike Swick Jan 23, 2008
54 0 0 0 R3 Decision - Majority
Josh Burkman 39 1 0 0
Win
Josh Burkman Oct 20, 2007
44 3 2 0 R3 Decision - Split
Forrest Petz 65 0 0 0
Loss
Karo Parisyan May 26, 2007
54 2 0 0 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Josh Burkman 16 2 0 0
Win
Josh Burkman Jan 25, 2007
27 9 0 4 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Chad Reiner 6 1 2 1
Win
Josh Burkman Jul 8, 2006
35 4 0 1 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Josh Neer 19 1 1 0
Loss
Jon Fitch Apr 6, 2006
25 3 1 3 R2 Submission
Josh Burkman 20 1 1 0
Win
Josh Burkman Jan 16, 2006
7 0 1 0 R1 Submission
Drew Fickett 2 0 0 0
Win
Josh Burkman Nov 5, 2005
4 1 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Sammy Morgan 1 0 0 0

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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