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Josh Quayhagen

Josh "Quay" Quayhagen
  • Name: Josh Quayhagen
  • MMA Record: 8-4-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: Quay
  • Current Streak: 1 Loss
  • Age: 29 | Date of Birth: 1986.08.30
  • Last Fight: November 13, 2015 in LFC
  • Weight Class: Lightweight | Last Weigh-In: 156.0 lbs
  • Affiliation: Performance Evolution Gym
  • Height: 5'10" (178cm) | Reach: 72.0" (183cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $0 USD
  • Born: United States
  • Fighter Pages: Sherdog  |  The UG
  • Fighting out of: Lake Charles, Louisiana
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Josh Quayhagen is a 4th Degree Black Belt in Kyokaido Karate.  He has won 4 USKA World Champion Adult Black Belt Kumite Grand Championships and 3 National Grand Championships as well as a PKC National Black Belt Grand Kumite Championship.  Quayhagen holds the record in all three of these events for being the youngest ever to win the Grand Champion in these events.  He was 18 years old at both USKA worlds and PKC Nationals and 19 years old as the winner of the USKA World Grand Kumite Champion.


Quayhagen went professional in MMA in October 2011, matched against highly touted muay thai Champion Cosmo Alexandre and scored a decisive unanimous decision against the heavily favored Brazilian.  He then amassed a record of 6-0 with three of those victories coming under the Bellator banner. He has score 3 wins by 1st round KO's and three by unanimous decision on all three score cards and has has never lost a round on any Judges scorecard.  He would suffer the first professional defeat of his career in a rematch to Alexandre.


Josh Quayhagen competed on Fight Master: Bellator MMA, which began airing in June 2013.  However, he lost his preliminary bout of the competition to fellow Bellator veteran Chris Lozano.



Fight Master: Bellator MMA

Episode 1 Lozano def. Josh Quayhagen by Unanimous Decision

Last updated 11.13.2014, 11:21 PM ET
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Josh Quayhagen MMA Fight Record

Record by Year and By Promotion

Pro Results Opponent Event Date
Loss | KO/TKO | Punch
3:21 Round 1 of 3

Us Sean Soriano
8-3-0 8-3-0

Us Legacy FC 48: Leite vs. Spann
Main Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2015.11.13
Weigh-In: 156.0 lbs (70.8 kgs) | Referee: Stan McCanlish
Win | Decision | Split
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Ng Anthony Njokuani
7-3-0 17-10-0

Us Legacy FC 42: Njokuani vs. Quayhagen
Main Event | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2015.06.26
Weigh-In: 155.0 lbs (70.3 kgs) | Referee: Myron Gaudet
Cancelled Bout Richie McCloskey WFC 35 2015.02.28
Loss | KO/TKO
2:49 Round 1 of 3

Us Thanh Le
7-2-0 3-1-0

Us WFC 31
Main Event | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2014.11.22
Loss | Submission
4:18 Round 3 of 3, 14:18 Total

Us Lanny Dardar
7-1-0 11-6-0

Us VFA: Round 3
Main Event | Welterweight | 170 lbs

2014.01.18
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Us Thomas Webb
6-1-0 7-0-0

Us WFC 12: Battle at the Belle Series
Main Event | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2013.10.11
Referee: Jordan Bass
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Br Cosmo Alexandre
6-0-0 4-1-0

Us Bellator 80
Preliminary Card | Welterweight | 170 lbs

2012.11.09
Weigh-In: 169.0 lbs (76.7 kgs) | Referee: James Warring
Cancelled Bout Guillaume DeLorenzi Bellator 79 2012.11.02
Reason: Quayhagen Contract
Cancelled Bout Guillaume DeLorenzi Bellator 76 2012.10.12
Reason: Bout Rescheduled
Win | KO/TKO

Us Keith Miner

Us USA-MMA

2012.08.18
Win | KO/TKO | Kick
1:22 Round 1 of 3

Us Jason Haak
4-0-0 0-0-0

Us IXFA 8: Delta Downs
Main Card

2012.07.07
Cancelled Bout Kirk Gibson IXFA 8 2012.07.07
Reason: Gibson Injury
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Us Cliff Wright
3-0-0 6-2-0

Us Bellator 69
Preliminary Card | Catchweight | 158 lbs

2012.05.18
Weigh-In: 158.2 lbs (71.8 kgs) | Referee: Myron Gaudet
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Us Brenton Taylor
2-0-0 4-1-0

Us Bellator 61
Preliminary Card | Catchweight | 165 lbs

2012.03.16
Weigh-In: 164.6 lbs (74.7 kgs) | Referee: Jordan Bass
Cancelled Bout Quaint Kempf Bellator 61 2012.03.16
Reason: Kempf Injury
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Us Brenton Taylor

Us Louisiana Regional

2011.11.12
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Br Cosmo Alexandre
0-0-0 0-0-0

Us Bellator 52
Preliminary Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2011.10.01
Weigh-In: 156.0 lbs (70.8 kgs)
Amateur Results Opponent Event Date
Win | KO/TKO

Us Quentin Henry

Us Louisiana Regional

2010.06.05

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