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Josh Burkman is a professional mixed martial artist who has competed in the UFC, WSOF, and PFL. He is currently signed to the Professional Fighters League. He is a former WSOF Welterweight Champion. Burkman was born on April 10, 1980 in Salt Lake City, Utah. He began training in martial arts at the age of 12, and competed in his first amateur fight at the age of 16. He attended the University of Utah, where he earned a degree in sociology. Burkman made his professional MMA debut in 2002, and competed in various promotions before signing with the UFC in 2004. He competed in the UFC for four years, before being released in 2008. He then competed in various promotions, including the WSOF, where he won the Welterweight Championship in 2014. In 2018, Burkman signed with the Professional Fighters League, where he currently competes. As of 2021, Josh Burkman's net worth is estimated to be $1 million.
|Age||43 years old|
|Born||10 April 1980|
|Birthplace||Salt Lake City, Utah, United States|
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Josh Burkman Height, Weight & Measurements
At 43 years old, Josh Burkman height is 5ft 10in and Weight 170 lb.
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Who Is Josh Burkman's Wife?
His wife is Brandy Lyn Winfield (m. 2011)
|Wife||Brandy Lyn Winfield (m. 2011)|
Josh Burkman Net Worth
His net worth has been growing significantly in 2022-2023. So, how much is Josh Burkman worth at the age of 43 years old? Josh Burkman’s income source is mostly from being a successful Fighter. He is from American. We have estimated Josh Burkman's net worth , money, salary, income, and assets.
|Net Worth in 2023||$1 Million - $5 Million|
|Salary in 2023||Under Review|
|Net Worth in 2022||Pending|
|Salary in 2022||Under Review|
|Source of Income||Fighter|
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After being released from the UFC for the second time, Burkman faced William Macário at LFA 66 on May 10, 2019. He lost the fight via split decision and announced his retirement from MMA.
Burkman faced Michel Prazeres on March 11, 2017 at UFC Fight Night 106. He lost the fight via submission in the first round.
For his next fight, Burkman dropped down to the lightweight division as he faced K.J. Noons on February 6, 2016 at UFC Fight Night 82. He won the fight by unanimous decision.
Burkman next faced Paul Felder on May 29, 2016 at UFC Fight Night 88. He lost the fight via unanimous decision.
Burkman was expected to face Bobby Green on October 1, 2016 at UFC Fight Night 96. However, Green pulled out of the fight citing an undisclosed injury. He was replaced by promotional newcomer Zak Ottow. As a result of the late notice opponent change, the bout was contested at welterweight. He lost the fight via split decision.
Burkman faced Dong Hyun Kim on May 23, 2015 at UFC 187. Burkman lost the fight via submission in the third round.
Burkman faced Patrick Côté on August 23, 2015 at UFC Fight Night 74. He lost the back and forth fight via TKO in the third round and both participants were awarded Fight of the Night honors.
Burkman faced Tyler Stinson at WSOF 9 on March 29, 2014. He won the fight via knockout in the first round.
Burkman signed a contract to return to the UFC for the first time since 2008 on October 3, 2014. Burkman faced Hector Lombard on January 3, 2015 at UFC 182. He lost the fight by unanimous decision. Subsequently, it was revealed that Lombard failed his post-fight drug test. On March 23, 2015 it was announced by the NSAC that the result of the fight had been overturned to a no contest.
Burkman faced Aaron Simpson at World Series of Fighting 2 on March 23, 2013. He won the fight via KO due to a knee strike and punches in the first round.
Burkman faced Jon Fitch on June 14, 2013, at World Series of Fighting 3 in a rematch of their first fight in which Burkman lost to Fitch due to a rear naked choke. Burkman avenged his loss, dropping Fitch with a series of punches before applying a guillotine choke submission and getting the win in just 41 seconds of round number one.
Burkman faced Steve Carl on October 26, 2013 at WSOF 6 in the main event for the WSOF Welterweight Championship. He lost the fight via triangle choke in the fourth round. It was noted that Josh did tap out from the choke but the ref ignored the tap, allowing Steve Carl to choke Burkman until he lost consciousness.
On February 24, 2012, Burkman faced Koffi Adzitso at Showdown Fights – Breakout, Burkman won via unanimous decision.
On August 25, 2012, Burkman faced Ultimate Fighter alumni Jamie Yager at Showdown Fights - Burkman vs. Yager. Burkman won via guillotine choke submission.
On September 6, 2012, it was announced that Burkman was one of many fighters to sign on with new MMA Promotion the World Series of Fighting. He faced Gerald Harris on November 3, 2012 at WSOF 1 and won via unanimous decision.
On April 2, 2011, Burkman faced Canadian prospect Jordan Mein at MMA: The Reckoning in Orillia, Ontario, Canada, Burkman lost via unanimous decision.
Burkman married Brandy Lyn Winfield, 2010 International Yoga Champion, on December 1, 2011. Together they have a son, Legend Burkman, who was born in 2012 and had a second son Atlas born January 13, 2015.
On April 9, 2010, Burkman took on Jake Paul at Showdown Fights – Burkman vs. Paul winning via unanimous decision.
On November 20, 2009, Burkman faced Ultimate Fighter alumni Brandon Melendez defeating him by KO in round one at Throwdown Showdown 5.
Burkman played two seasons of college football before he began his career in mixed martial arts. He spent his freshman season at Snow College in Ephraim, Utah but he missed half the season with an injury. Then he transferred to Dixie State College in St. George, Utah. His sophomore season (2001) was spectacular: he rushed for 1,439 yards and 13 touchdowns for the Rebels, earning JUCO All-American honors. His team won the Dixie Rotary Bowl; for his performance, Burkman earned a scholarship offer from the University of Utah. Ultimately, he decided to drop football and pursue mixed martial arts.
Joshua Ray Burkman (born April 10, 1980) is a retired American professional mixed martial artist currently competing in the Welterweight division. He formerly competed in the Ultimate Fighting Championship, the World Series of Fighting, the XFC, and was a contestant on The Ultimate Fighter 2.