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Josh Burns

Josh "The Hammer" Burns
  • Name: Josh Burns
  • MMA Record: 8-10-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: The Hammer
  • Current Streak: 4 Losses
  • Age: 39 | Date of Birth: 1978.05.15
  • Last Fight: November 12, 2016 in TWC
  • Weight Class: Heavyweight | Last Weigh-In: 262.8 lbs
  • Affiliation: Michigan Top Team
  • Height: 6'1" (185cm) | Reach: 72.0" (183cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $5,000 USD
  • Born: London, Ohio
  • Fighter Pages: Sherdog  |  The UG
  • Fighting out of: Dearborn, 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
Loss | KO/TKO | Punches
1:50 Round 2 of 3, 6:50 Total

Us Josh Parisian
8-9-0 3-1-0

Us Total Warrior Combat
Main Card | Heavyweight | 265 lbs

2016.11.12
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

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

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

2015.08.28
Odds: +425 (Heavy Underdog) | Disclosed Pay: $5,000 Base | Weigh-In: 262.8 lbs (119.2 kgs) | Referee: Jason Herzog
Loss | Submission | Choke
3:54 Round 2 of 3, 8:54 Total

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

Us 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

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

Us 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

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

Us TXC Legends 2
Main Event | Heavyweight | 265 lbs

2013.10.19
Win | Submission | Punches
1:38 Round 1 of 3

Us Jack Rome
6-6-0 0-0-0

Us Gladiator Challenge: King of the Mountain
Main Card

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

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

Us 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

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

Us 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

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

Us 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

Us Impact Fight League

2011.02.18
Loss | KO/TKO | Injury

Us Kelly Gray

Us Millennium Events

2009.10.10
Loss | Submission

Us Patrick Barrentine

Us MMA Big Show

2009.09.12
Loss | Submission | Choke

Us Dave Hess

Us MMA Big Show

2009.03.07
Win | Decision | Split

Stephen Williams

Us Michigan Regional

2008.01.26
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Phillip Hill

Us Michigan Regional

2007.09.01
Win | Submission | Choke

James Kilpatrick

Us Michigan Regional

2007.04.21
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Matt O'Connor

Us Michigan Regional

2006.08.05
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Us Gabriel Martinez

Us Michigan Regional

2006.03.18

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