- Name: Josh Burkman
- Pro MMA Record: 28-18-0, 1 NC (Win-Loss-Draw)
- Nickname: The People's Warrior
- Current Streak: 6 Losses
- Age: 38 | Date of Birth: 1980.10.04
- Last Fight: May 10, 2019 in LFA
- Weight Class: Welterweight | Last Weigh-In: 174.4 lbs
- Affiliation: Team Quest
- Height: 5'10" (178cm) | Reach: 72.0" (183cm)
- Career Disclosed Earnings: $575,000 USD
- Born: Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
- Fighting out of: Salt Lake City, Utah
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The definition of a journeyman fighter, Josh Burkman fought for a variety of local promotions in the Utah area before being invited to join the UFC in 2005. During his time with the world's premiere fight organization, Burkman earned wins over Drew Fickett, Josh Neer, and Forrest Petz, but was largely unsuccessful against the bigger names in the division. After three back-to-back losses in 2008, Burkman was cut from the promotion and has returned to dominating the Utah circuit.
Known for his takedowns, well rounded skill set, and conditioning, Burkman has a susceptibility to submission specialists, having lost the majority of his fights by way of submission.
The Ultimate Fighter 2
Episode 2 Burkman def. Melvin Guillard by Unanimous Decision
*Removed from show after breaking his arm in his fight with Guillard.
TUF 2 Finale Burkman def. Sammy Morgan by KO (Slam) at 0:21 of Round 1