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Josh Burkman vs. Aaron Simpson

Main Card | Welterweight · 170 lbs | MMA

Josh Burkman defeats Aaron Simpson via KO/TKO at 3:04 of Round 1

Mmaweekly large Josh "The People's Warrior" Burkman
Mmaweekly large Aaron "A-Train" Simpson

Burkman
KO/TKO
Round 1

Josh Burkman Aaron Simpson

"The People's Warrior" "A-Train"

24-9-0   Pro Record At Fight   12-4-0
Climbed to 25-9   Record After Fight   Fell to 12-5
+220 (Moderate Underdog)   Betting Odds   -300 (Moderate Favorite)
Us United States   Nationality   Us United States
Salt Lake City, Utah   Fighting out of   Phoenix, Arizona
32 years, 5 months, 5 days   Age at Fight   38 years, 8 months, 3 days
170.0 lbs (77.1 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   171.0 lbs (77.6 kgs)
5'10" (178cm)   Height   6'0" (183cm)
72.0" (183cm)   Reach   73.0" (185cm)
Team Quest   Gym   Power MMA
WSOF 2
  • Bout Information
  • Event: WSOF 2: Arlovski vs. Johnson
  • Date: Saturday 03.23.2013 at 09:30 PM ET
  • Referee: Dan Miragliotta
  • Venue: Revel Sports & Casino
  • Enclosure: Cage
  • Location: Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States
  • Bout Billing: Main Card (fight 9 of 12)
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight: 170 lbs (77.1 kg)
  • TV Commentary: Todd Harris, Bas Rutten
  • Broadcast: Aired Live on Main Card
  • Post-Fight Interviewer: Bas Rutten
  • Burkman Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed
  • Simpson Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed
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Burkman vs. Simpson Fight Predictions

Tapology Community Predictions: 553  
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KO/TKO
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Submission
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Decision
Burkman
11%
Simpson
89%

Burkman vs. Simpson Fighter Tweets

If fighters from this bout were talking on Twitter before or after the fight, this is where you can find it. Below are all the Tweets we've recorded near the date of the bout.

Quick trip to Rocky Point with the boys. http://t.co/LsKmJGTbKq
4 days
after
Wow. Just had a nice talk with the Legend @BasRuttenMMA. Nice to have role models still to seek advice from. Thanks, Bas.
3 days
after
http://t.co/YqeCCfkSdx http://t.co/eIZHp5p9Dw
3 days
after
An animal in the cage, against animals in a cage. Check out my interview w @aaronsimpson http://t.co/jwX31yJnEb” @Brendan_Brazier @VegaTeam
2 days
after
Thank you too!“@cubancuervo: hey @aaronsimpson thanks for the follow! #vegansunite”
2 days
after
Hey @tjlavin NO TRAINING WHEELS! She's not 2, like when u started. But, 4 and a half ain't bad! #ProudDaddy http://t.co/tuHDjYuT4S
2 days
after
Hmmm “@Rubble70: @aaronsimpson vet advice was to change food,change his behavior.Spray bottle of water to squirt him with when u catch him”
2 days
after
Uh, yes. Hence, the cat litter and poop. “@jjnr182: @aaronsimpson do u have a cat?! Haha”
2 days
after
Is cat poop and cat litter addictive? 'Cause my dog has a problem. I think he's eating and snorting it! So gross.
2 days
after
Thanks so much @JenniferMolidor for the @ALDF T-Shirts. I'm amazed by what you do. http://t.co/Yptdh94R5K
2 days
after
And missing this boy, too. http://t.co/fqpyeUiwaZ
21 hours
after
Missing my girl. http://t.co/3hsZnq76I6
21 hours
after
Congrats @kyledake444. Amazing run.
18 hours
after
Thank you @SugarRaySefo @mmaworldseries and @AliDominance you run a first class organization and am grateful to be a part of it.
14 hours
after
Thanks to Coach Tom Vaughn and the boys from FitNHB in Albuquerque. Also, th @Powermmafitness family and kids team. I'm so lucky.
7 hours
after
Special thanks to @magllc, one my best friends. Thanks @ryanbader @cbdollaway @Sethbmma @JadePorter45 @joeymiolla @Dadeez87 my team
7 hours
after
So grateful 4 the friends I've made and the people who have helped me along the way.i love living life and never turning down opportunities.
7 hours
after
All is well.Crazy life I've had for 38 years. Have done some cool stuff. Want to thank everyone who supported me. My family, my power family
7 hours
after
Damn
19 hours
before
Man, I really wanna see @storleystorm get this win!! @ncaawrestling
19 hours
before
Nice work @2sinsurrJenkins on @ESPNU @ncaawrestling
20 hours
before
My man @WelchsGrapevine up next!!! @ncaawrestling #NorCal @StrandChiro
20 hours
before
Maybe the best round of the @ncaawrestling championships up now on @ESPNU!!! Tune in!!! @flowrestling @KenBader
21 hours
before
Maybe??? “@ultimatepros: @aaronsimpson could we see an all South Dakota final at 174?”
1 day
before
This is cool “@DiscerningBrute "Hard Hitters: Bill Gates & @AaronSimpson take on #vegan #protein http://t.co/BWl03vNZ02 for my @ALDF post”
1 day
before
I will be wearing these to weigh in. Thanks @SanfordHealth @elliottmark3 #SanfordProfile http://t.co/XZlASd6rRg
1 day
before
Watch @espnu for @ncaawrestling right now!!!
1 day
before
Wow! Huge upset at 125 of McDonough from Iowa. Lost to a freshman from Cornell @ncaawrestling! Crazy
1 day
before
Oops, meant Welch vs Alton in quarters. Jason has Winston this end. Which could be interesting. @Benaskren
2 days
before
Thanks. And I think Welch gets it done this year. Gotta get by Alton this end though. And I agree about @storleystorm winning it. @Benaskren
2 days
before
That was great. Thx “@Benaskren: @MMADIEHARDS @ESPN_MMALIVE @MMAmaniaNews Check out my NCAA Wrestling Predictions! http://t.co/7dO2aTHzkC”
2 days
before
Congrats @Kevin__Radford for winning 1st round @ncaawrestling championships. @ASUWrestling
2 days
before
My shorts for WSOF fight.Thank you @MMAWorldSeries @GammaLabs @jacoclothing @LetItFlyEnergy http://t.co/PMsZLpEZK7”
3 days
before
wait, @magllc? Bruce Baumgartner, Terry Brands, Mike DeAnna, Mark Johnson, Dave Martin, and Wade Schalles Headline Dan Gable Roast March 21
4 days
before
Spending the day at the Greenfield Jr Hi Field Days! Love these kids! http://t.co/YJL4KWZ4fd
4 days
before
Thanks @JohnyHendricks Great job last weekend. Was an awesome performance. @magllc @ryanbader
4 days
before
Watch this @magllc @GrayMaynard @ryanbader UFC 158 training camp highlight video with @TeamTakeDown teammates http://t.co/zMy4BSzMdl
4 days
before
WATCH TONIGHT: SAVE OLYMPIC WRESTLING on TONIGHT SHOW w/ Jay Leno (3/18/13) http://t.co/3p6gm37iWz @henrycejudo
5 days
before
Gotta love this pic @Seth_Monty_152 sent me of his duck eating a banana. http://t.co/ykNHUmmMdK
5 days
before
'Bout time I get a follow back @ncaawrestling ! Wish I could be in Des Moines this weekend, but got business to take care of. #MarchMatness
5 days
before
Just finished up w/ last drill with @ASUWrestling & @Kevin__Radford before they head to @ncaawrestling championships. #MarchMatness
5 days
before
In wrestling? “@Danny__Shapiro: I picked a school from the state of Florida to win the national championship”
6 days
before
Wow. @lbrench101, sorry for ya. @cbdollaway @ryanbader @jasonkamens @mrpriddles
6 days
before
.@JayGlazer, my dad and Broncos Head Coach John Fox. My dad was pumped. http://t.co/wI0EIso6RJ
7 days
before
Damn it, I'm in. But, have only ridden 35 miles...126 may do me in. Can't imagine the swim. Oh well. @BensonHenderson @jasonlester
7 days
before
She deserved it for embarrassing me! “@SuziDodt: . @TheBlaineBrooks @aaronsimpson he embarrassed his poor mother. Way to go, Aaron.”
7 days
before
Tune into the @PowerMMAShow today at 11 pacific on the @AZSports620 app on your phone! I will slap @jgries72 on air.
7 days
before
Ha! As do I. “@BensonHenderson: @jasonlester @sunny_garcia @bjpenndotcom @aaronsimpson I suck at swimming but I'm in...when is it???”
8 days
before
Just found out that my kid is not naturally talented at golf...and I'm ok with that. http://t.co/cu09HqQIHf
8 days
before
Stop into @Powermmafitness, @ppitsch , and help out with some HS National Team wrestling tmrw. 5:30. #GetUrAssInShapeCauseCoachSaysSo!
9 days
before
Thanks bro. Appreciate that. “@RaphaelDavis205: @aaronsimpson @sugarraysefo @mmaworldseries gonna be fun watching you get back to work!”
9 days
before
Hey @SugarRaySefo. Just wanted to say thank you and I'm excited to fight for you and the @MMAWorldSeries. See ya next week in AC!
9 days
before
Happy Pi Day, @ASUdotME !!!
9 days
before
Come watch @ufc fights on Sat 6pm w/ @ryanbader & myself at @FirehouseTempe on Mill Ave for #UFC158!!! @Powermmafitness @AZSports620
9 days
before
Just saw the brackets for the @ncaawrestling championships. Going to be some amazing matches. Our @ASUWrestling Devils need to fight!
9 days
before
Hey @garyysmith. Nice finger.
10 days
before
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