Josh Burkman


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Josh Burkman

Josh Burkman is an American professional mixed martial artist who recently retired from in the renowned MMA promotion, Ultimate Fighting Championship where he competed 19 times, and made an appearance on The Ultimate Fighter 2 which led him to landing a UFC contract. He has 47 professional fights, and was multiple times ranked among the top 10 welterweights in the world.

Josh Burkman was born on April 10, 1980, in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America.
He went to Cottonwood High School in Utah, where he received all-state in football, baseball and wrestling. USA. Before he decided to pursue his MMA career, he played American football, baseball, receiving all-American as a Running Back.

He’s received training in most martial art, including wrestling, boxing, Muay Thai, jiu-Jits, and he holds instructions certificates from Team Quest, under Robert Follis and Randy Couture.
Josh frequently visits Budokon Academy for training and holds yoga, mobility and martial arts teaching certificates.

“I just like to teach people martial arts and movement, along side breath and meditation. But the war like arts bring the most out in people. And I enjoy helping them find them with-in themselves.”

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