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Team Team Quest
Age 39
Gender Male
Height 6' 0"
Weight Class Welterweight

Josh Burkman is a MMA fighter with a professional fight record of 28 wins, 18 losses and 0 draws

Professional Career Statistics

Pro Record 28-18-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
Career Length 16 years, 3 months, 3 days
Rounds Fought 71.5
Avg. Fights/Year 2.8
Longest Layoff 1 year, 2 months, 22 days
Quickest Turnaround 1 week

Record BreakDown

- KO/TKO SUB DEC
Wins 7 10 11
Losses 3 8 7
Finish Rate 60.7%
Finished Rate 61.1%
Win by Decision Rate 39.3%
Loss by Decision Rate 38.9%
Win by KO Rate 25.0%
Loss by KO Rate 16.7%
Win by SUB Rate 35.7%
Loss by SUB Rate 44.4%
Win Method
Loss Method

Current Streak

6 Losses

Quick Hits

Fastest Win 00:00
Fastest KO 00:21
Fastest SUB 00:41
Ave. Rounds (Ws) 1.3
Ave. Length of Fight (Ws) 06:25
Ave. Rounds (Ls) 2.0
Ave. Length of Fight (Ls) 09:52
Finish Rounds
Finished Rounds

Official Professional Fight Record

Date Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
Official MMA Fight Results 05/10/2019 L
(28-17-0)
William Patolino
(6-4-0)
WW
(174.4* vs. 174.0*)
Decision (Split Decision)
Legacy Fighting Alliance 66 (LFA 66)
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 02/18/2018 L
(28-16-0)
Alex Morono
(14-4-0)
WW
(170.5 vs. 170.5)
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
UFC Fight Night: Cerrone vs. Medeiros
1 2:12
Official MMA Fight Results 07/29/2017 L
(28-15-0)
Drew Dober
(17-8-0)
LW
(155.5 vs. 155.0)
KO
UFC 214: Cormier vs. Jones ll
1 3:04
Official MMA Fight Results 03/11/2017 L
(28-14-0)
Michel Prazeres
(21-2-0)

(156.0 vs. 156.0)
Submission (Choke)
UFC FIGHT NIGHT: BELFORT vs. GASTELUM
1 1:42
Official MMA Fight Results 10/01/2016 L
(28-13-0)
Zak Ottow
(13-3-0)
WW
(171.0 vs. 171.0)
Decision (Split Decision)
UFC Fight Night: Lineker vs. Dodson
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 05/29/2016 L
(28-12-0)
Paul Felder
(11-2-0)
LW
(156.0 vs. 155.5)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC Fight Night: Almeida vs. Garbrandt
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 02/06/2016 W
(27-12-0)
KJ Noons
(13-8-0)
LW
(156.0 vs. 156.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC Fight Night 82: Hendricks vs Thompson
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 08/23/2015 L
(27-11-0)
Patrick Cote
(21-9-0)
WW
(170.0 vs. 170.0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
UFC Fight Night 74: Holloway vs Oliveira
3 1:26
Official MMA Fight Results 05/23/2015 L
(27-10-0)
Dong Hyun Kim
(17-3-1)
WW
(170.5 vs. 170.5)
Submission (Arm Triangle Choke)
UFC 187: Johnson vs Cormier
3 2:13
Official MMA Fight Results 01/03/2015 NC
(27-10-0)
Hector Lombard
(35-4-1)
WW
(171.0 vs. 170.5)
No Contest
UFC 182: Jones vs. Cormier
3 0:00
Official MMA Fight Results 03/29/2014 W
(26-10-0)
Tyler Stinson
(27-9-0)
WW
(170.0 vs. 169.0)
TKO/RSC
World Series of Fighting 9
1 2:15
Official MMA Fight Results 10/26/2013 L
(26-9-0)
Steven Carl
(20-3-0)
WW
(169.6 vs. 169.6)
Submission (Triangle Choke)
World Series of Fighting 6
4 1:02
Official MMA Fight Results 06/14/2013 W
(25-9-0)
Jon Fitch
(24-5-1)
WW
(170.0 vs. 171.0)
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
World Series of Fighting 3
1 0:41
Official MMA Fight Results 03/23/2013 W
(24-9-0)
Aaron Simpson
(11-4-0)
WW
(171.0 vs. 170.0)
KO
World Series of Fighting 2
1 3:04
Official MMA Fight Results 11/03/2012 W
(23-9-0)
Gerald Harris
(21-4-0)
WW
(170.0 vs. 170.5)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
World Series of Fighting
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 08/25/2012 W
(22-9-0)
Jamie Yager
(6-2-0)
WW
(170.0 vs. 170.5)
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
Showdown Fights: Burkman vs. Yager
2 3:25
Official MMA Fight Results 02/24/2012 W
(21-9-0)
Koffi Adzitso
(16-7-0)
WW
(171.0 vs. 168.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Showdown Fights: Breakout
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 04/02/2011 L
(21-8-0)
Jordan Mein
(20-7-0)
WW
(169.6 vs. 169.8)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
RAMA Casino, Ontario 04/02/11
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 09/24/2010 W
(20-8-0)
Jordan Smith
(13-0-1)
MW
(178.5 vs. 178.0)
Decision (Split Decision)
Showdown FIghts: Respect
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 04/09/2010 W
(19-8-0)
Jake Paul
(13-10-0)
MW
(175.5 vs. 175.5)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Showdown Fights 4/9/10
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 11/20/2009 W
(18-8-0)
Brandon Melendez
(14-14-0)
MW
(178.5 vs. 179.5)
KO
Throwdown V - Homecoming
1 4:14
Official MMA Fight Results 10/25/2008 L
(18-7-0)
Pete Sell
(7-4-0)
WW
(171.0 vs. 170.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 90: Silva vs. Cote
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 06/21/2008 L
(18-6-0)
Dustin Hazelett
(13-4-0)
WW
(170.0 vs. 170.0)
Submission (Arm Bar)
Ultimate Fight Night: TUF7 Finale
2 4:46
Official MMA Fight Results 01/23/2008 L
(18-5-0)
Mike Swick
(10-2-0)
WW
(170.0 vs. 170.0)
Decision (Majority Decision)
UFC Fight Night 12
3 0:00
Official MMA Fight Results 10/20/2007 W
(17-5-0)
Forrest Petz
(11-4-0)
WW
(171.0 vs. 170.0)
Decision (Split Decision)
UFC 77 Hostile Territory
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 05/26/2007 L
(17-4-0)
Karo Parisyan
(16-4-0)
WW
(171.0 vs. 170.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 71: Liddell vs Jackson
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 01/25/2007 W
(16-4-0)
Chad Reiner
(13-1-0)
MW
(171.0 vs. 171.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC Fight Night 8
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 07/08/2006 W
(15-4-0)
Josh Neer
(17-3-1)
WW
(169.0 vs. 170.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 61: Bitter Rivals
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 04/06/2006 L
(15-3-0)
Jon Fitch
(11-2-0)

(169.5 vs. 174.0)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
UFC Fight Night 4
2 4:57
Official MMA Fight Results 01/16/2006 W
(14-3-0)
Drew Fickett
(28-3-0)
WW
(170.5 vs. 169.5)
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
UFC Fight Night 3
1 1:07
Official MMA Fight Results 11/05/2005 W
(13-3-0)
Sam Morgan
(16-5-0)
WW
(170.5 vs. 170.0)
KO (Slam)
UFC: The Ultimate Fighter 2 Finale
1 0:21
Official MMA Fight Results 06/15/2005 W
(13-3-0)
Melvin Guillard
(17-4-2)
WW
(171.0 vs. 168.5)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC: The Ultimate Fighter Season 2 - Elimination Bout 1*
3 5:00
NSF 04/29/2005 L
(13-2-0)
Jeremy Horn
(74-13-5)
KO (Guillotine Choke (Unconscious))
X Fighting Championships: Dome of Destruction 1
1 1:14
NSF 03/05/2005 W
(12-2-0)
Brian Wieber
(0-1-0)
TKO/RSC
International Fighting Championship: Eve Of Destruction
1 2:36
NSF 06/26/2004 W
(11-2-0)
Kyacey Uscola
(1-0-0)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Sport Fight 4: Fight For Freedom
1 5:00
NSF 05/01/2004 W
(10-2-0)
Drew Ellisor
(0-0-0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Cage Fighting Championship 1
NSF 03/19/2004 W
(9-2-0)
Chilo Gonzalez
(2-0-0)
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
Sport Fight 2: On The Move
1 1:58
NSF 02/21/2004 L
(9-1-0)
Matt Horwich
(1-0-1)
Submission (Triangle Choke)
Sport Fight 1: Revolution
2 2:11
NSF 11/29/2003 W
(8-1-0)
Jeremy Brown
(1-1-0)
Decision
Ultimate Combat Experience: Winter Warrior Land - Episode 1
5
NSF 08/30/2003 W
(7-1-0)
Derek Downey
(3-0-0)
Decision
Ultimate Combat Experience: Summer Series - Episode 4
NSF 07/12/2003 W
(6-1-0)
Brian Garlick
(0-0-0)
Submission
Ultimate Combat Experience: Round 4 - Finals
2 0:00
NSF 07/05/2003 W
(5-1-0)
Jeremy Brown
(0-0-0)
Submission
Ultimate Combat Experience: Round 4 - Semi-Finals
1 0:00
NSF 06/28/2003 W
(4-1-0)
Matthew Bell
(0-0-0)
KO
Ultimate Combat Experience: Round 4 - Episode 4
1 0:00
NSF 05/10/2003 W
(3-1-0)
Gedeon Jarvis
(0-0-0)
Submission
Ultimate Combat Experience: Round 3 - Finals
1 0:00
NSF 05/03/2003 W
(2-1-0)
Hank Weiss
(4-0-0)
KO
Ultimate Combat Experience: Round 3 - Semi-Finals
1 0:00
NSF 04/12/2003 W
(1-1-0)
Matt King
(1-2-0)
Submission
Ultimate Combat Experience: Round 3 - Episode 2
1 0:00
NSF 04/05/2003 W
(0-1-0)
Cedric Nicholsen
(0-1-0)
Submission
Ultimate Combat Experience: Round 3 - Episode 1
1 0:00
NSF 02/07/2003 L
(0-0-0)
Hank Weiss
(3-0-0)
Submission
Ultimate Combat Experience: Round 2 - Episode 1
1 0:00
* Bouts marked with an 'Official' logo denote results which have been verified by an ABC-recognized athletic commission
* Bouts marked with an (*) are considered exhibition bouts and do not count towards the fighter's record
* Weights marked with an (*) denote those over the limit for the weight class