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  • 6 days ago
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Last week Josh Burkman was released by the World Series of Fighting, signed to the UFC, booked against Hector Lombard, and then sent out a tweet that suggested he threw a fight. All within 72 hours. Josh Burkman had a wild 72 hours last week, starting with his release by the World Series of Fighting on Friday, October 3rd. This would come as a surprise to most for only a month before the promotion announced that he had signed a new three fight extension (although this deal had actually been sign read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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The former WSOF champ and new UFC signing didn't appreciate what the ex-Bellator champ has been saying on Twitter. Earlier this week, Josh Burkman and Ben Askren had an ugly Twitter back and forth that climaxed with Burkman apparently claiming he dropped his WSOF title fight to Steve Carl to "get out of" his contract. Burkman had to go to Sherdog to clarify his statements. "Ben Askren is just a bitter dude, he has a great career going on, but it seems like he is just not happy. He's always troll read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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Josh Burkham suggested on Twitter that he threw his 2013 fight with Steve Carl so that he could get out of his World Series of Fighting contract. Josh Burkman's return to the UFC wasn't a huge surprise, he had gone 9-2 since his 2008 release from the promotion. It was that he was thrust into fight with a top ten fighter in Hector Lombard that caught many off guard. Among those who had something to say about the matchmaking was Ben Askren, who tweeted, "Get beat up by Steve Carl then get to fight read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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And "The People's Warrior" doesn't understand why, seeing as how "Funky" has a great career going for himself with another promotion. After six years away from the Octagon, Josh Burkman got an invite back to Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), inking a deal with the Las Vegas, Nevada-based mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion to take on Hector Lombard at UFC 182 on Jan. 3, 2014 in "Sin City." A move that came out of the blue, as Burkman was still under contract with World Series of Fighting (WSO read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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Josh Burkman’s return to Ultimate Fighting Championship wasn’t some long, drawn-out process. In fact, the former World Series of Fighting competitor said it happened over the course of one day. read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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After a Twitter back-and-forth between Ben Askren and Josh Burkman, retired UFC/WEC fighter Danny Downes joins MMAjunkie columnist Ben Fowlkes to discuss the implications and unanswered questions raised by “smart-ass” remarks.Filed under: News read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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Last October, Josh Burkman, fresh off the biggest win of his career over former UFC contender Jon Fitch, lost a fight for the World Series of Fighting welterweight title to the relatively unknown underdog Steve Carl. A huge favorite, Burkman was caught in a triangle choke in the fourth round and ended the night unconscious rather than victorious. Burkman rallied with a win in a follow-up bout against Tyler Stinson and, with a 9-2 record since being released from the UFC in 2008, was invited back read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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Twitter is one of the most important and used communication tools available to anyone today, but it can often be a medium that's hard to use correctly. In replying to a tweet from ONE FC welterweight champion Ben Askren, former WSOF welterweight champion and recent UFC signee Josh Burkman wrote the following: Reading the tweet literally, it sounds as if Burkman is admitting he threw a fight to get out of a contract, which would then enable him to sign with another organization. If true, that's b read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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Josh Burkham suggested on Twitter that he threw his 2013 fight with Steve Carl so that he could get out of his World Series of Fighting contract. Josh Burkman's return to the UFC wasn't a huge surprise, he had gone 9-2 since his 2008 release from the promotion. It was that he was thrust into fight with a top ten fighter in Hector Lombard that caught many off guard. Among those who had something to say about the matchmaking was Ben Askren, who tweeted, "Get beat up by Steve Carl then get to fight read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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"The People's Warrior" spoke to MMAmania.com about re-signing with Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) after being released from the promotion over six years ago, as well as his upcoming match up against Hector Lombard at UFC 182. It has been six long years for Josh Burkman since he last fought for UFC, but that all changed on Friday (Oct. 3, 2014) when he re-signed with the promotion. "The Peoples Warrior" was released from his World Series of Fighting (WSOF) contract on Friday morning and sig read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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Former World Series of Fighting title challenger Josh Burkman is making his return to the UFC. read news >>

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