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"The Hammer"

8-8-0

Josh Burns

Josh "The Hammer" Burns
  • Name: Josh Burns
  • MMA Record: 8-8-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: The Hammer
  • Current Streak: 2 Losses
  • Age: 37 | Date of Birth: 1978.05.15
  • Last Fight: September 05, 2014 in BFC
  • Weight Class: Heavyweight | Last Weigh-In: 257.8 lbs
  • Affiliation: Hammer House
  • Height: 6'1" (185cm) | Reach: 72.0" (183cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $0 USD
  • Born: London, Ohio
  • Fighter Pages: Sherdog  |  The UG
  • Fighting out of: Detroit, Michigan
  • Personal Pages: Twitter  |  Facebook  |  Official Site

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Josh Burns MMA Fight Record

Record by Year and By Promotion

Pro Results Opponent Event Date
Confirmed Upcoming Bout

Justin Wren
8-8-0 10-2-0

Bellator 141: Guillard vs. Girtz
Main Card | Heavyweight | 265 lbs

2015.08.28
Loss | Submission | Choke
3:54 Round 2 of 3, 8:54 Total

Bobby Lashley
8-7-0 10-2-0

Bellator 123: Curran vs. Pitbull 2
Main Card | Heavyweight | 265 lbs

2014.09.05
Odds: +575 (Heavy Underdog) | Weigh-In: 257.8 lbs (116.9 kgs) | Referee: Dan Miragliotta
Loss | Submission | Strikes
2:14 Round 1 of 3

Raphael Butler
8-6-0 7-0-0

Bellator 107: Kongo vs. Graham
Preliminary Card | Heavyweight | 265 lbs

2013.11.08
Weigh-In: 243.9 lbs (110.6 kgs) | Referee: Jason Herzog
Win | KO/TKO
0:14 Round 1 of 3

Matt Eckerle
7-6-0 2-4-0

TXC Legends 2
Main Event | Heavyweight | 265 lbs

2013.10.19
Win | Submission | Punches

Jack Rome

Gladiator Challenge

2012.09.29
Loss | KO/TKO | Punches
0:38 Round 1 of 3

Richard Hale
6-5-0 18-4-1

Bellator 69
Preliminary Card | Light Heavyweight | 205 lbs

2012.05.18
Weigh-In: 206.0 lbs (93.4 kgs) | Referee: Myron Gaudet
Loss | Submission | Choke
2:23 Round 1 of 3

Thiago Santos
6-4-0 8-1-0

Bellator 53
Main Card | Heavyweight | 265 lbs

2011.10.08
Weigh-In: 262.5 lbs (119.1 kgs) | Referee: Jason Herzog
Cancelled Bout Zak Jensen Bellator 52 2011.10.01
Reason: Jensen Rescheduled
Loss | KO/TKO | Injury
5:00 Round 2 of 3, 10:00 Total

Eric Prindle
6-3-0 4-1-0

Bellator 40
Preliminary Card | Heavyweight | 265 lbs

2011.04.09
Weigh-In: 257.2 lbs (116.7 kgs) | Referee: Kevin Nix
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Jeffrey Kugel

Impact Fight League

2011.02.18
Loss | KO/TKO | Injury

Kelly Gray

Millennium Events

2009.10.10
Loss | Submission

Patrick Barrentine

MMA Big Show

2009.09.12
Loss | Submission | Choke

Dave Hess

MMA Big Show

2009.03.07
Win | Decision | Split

Stephen Williams

Michigan Regional

2008.01.26
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Phillip Hill

Michigan Regional

2007.09.01
Win | Submission | Choke

James Kilpatrick

Michigan Regional

2007.04.21
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Matt O'Connor

Michigan Regional

2006.08.05
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Gabriel Martinez

Michigan Regional

2006.03.18

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