Ajax loader

Us

Pro MMA Record

"The Dentist"

36-16-1

Josh Neer

Josh "The Dentist" Neer

Photo Source:  

Mma weekly

Fighter Details

  • Given Name: Joshua Martin Neer
  • MMA Record: 36-16-1 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: The Dentist
  • Current Streak: 3 Losses
  • Age: 35 | Date of Birth: 1983.03.24
  • Last Fight: January 29, 2016 in VFC
  • Weight Class: Middleweight | Last Weigh-In: 183.8 lbs
  • Affiliation: Miletich Fighting Systems
  • Height: 5'11" (181cm) | Reach: 72.0" (183cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $193,000 USD
  • Born: Des Moines, Iowa, United States
  • Fighting out of: Des Moines, Iowa
  • Fighter Links:
  • Personal Links:

Josh Neer Middleweight Ranking History

Tapology Regional Rankings Rankings FAQ

Josh Neer is ineligible for regional rankings due to inactivity.
Fighters must have at least one completed MMA bout in the past two years to be ranked.

Gyms & Affiliations

Josh Neer MMA Fight Record

Record by Year and By Promotion

Pro Results Show Detail View
info We're updating our layout. Expand individual bouts below, or all at once with the link above.

Josh Neer Wiki Update Wiki

One of the most experienced young fighters in the world, Josh Neer began fighting professionally in 2003, earning victories over some of the best lightweights in the world, including Melvin Guillard, Joe Stevenson, Din Thomas, and Mac Danzig. Neer made his UFC debut in 2005, and has since bounced around among various promotions.


In addition to his victories, Neer has generally shown well in losing efforts to some of the biggest names in the sport, including Eddie Alvarez, Nate and Nick Diaz, and others. In something of an Achilles heel, Neer can become frustrated and petulant in fights where he is repeatedly taken down and put on his back, calling out fighters to stand and trade with him instead of preventing or reversing the takedowns.


One of the most interesting aspects of Neer’s career lies in his amateur fight record, as he has reportedly competed in more than 80 amateur fights, winning all but one of them since 2002.


Neer was riding a six fight win streak including a 2nd round finish of Keith Wisniewski and a 1st round finish of Duane Ludwig in the UFC. That was up until he ran into Mike Pyle, Neer looked like he was starting to take over the fight when he was TKO'd in the final seconds of the 1st round. He was scheduled to fight Justin Edwards on UFC on FX 5, where he lost by technical submission via guillotine choke.


Neer is now set to face welterweight newcomer Court McGee on February 23, 2013 at UFC 157.


On November 10th 2018 Josh fought at the inaugral WBKFF event in Wyoming under Bareknuckle Boxing rules facing off against veteran New Mexico Amatuer and Pro Boxing veteran Mike Alderate. 


Both fighters came out landing cracking shots with Josh looking to clinch and pummel Alderate, while Alderate would often shell up, looking to land with big power. After a series of concussive blows landed and thrown Neer emerged as the winner of the fight.

Last updated 11.09.2018, 11:30 PM ET
Wiki Contributors:

Josh Neer News View All

In the World Bare Knuckle Fighting Federation 1 main event, Chris Leben returned to a... (2 months ago)
Johny Hendricks’ bare-knuckle fighting debut did not go as he might have hoped. The ... (2 months ago)
Join us at Bloody Elbow as we talk the first WBKFF event, featuring a bout between Ch... (2 months ago)
MMA Fighting has WBKFF results for the Leben vs. Baroni fight card at the Casper Even... (2 months ago)
Phil and David breakdown everything you need to know for Oezdemir vs. Smith for UFC M... (3 months ago)
Phil and David breakdown everything you need to know for Oezdemir vs. Smith for UFC M... (3 months ago)
Johny Hendricks is optimistic about his new combat sports venture after retiring from... (4 months ago)
Johny Hendricks may have retired from mixed martial arts, but he could be a long way ... (4 months ago)
  • MMA Junkie : 15 dream MMA matchups we wish happened
  • MMAFighting.com : UFC considered moving event from Fortaleza due to wave of violence
  • MMA Junkie : Daily Debate results: Which male UFC fighter is most likely to win first title in 2019?
  • MMAFighting.com : The A-Side Live Chat: UFC Brooklyn, Jon Jones vs. Anthony Smith, Khabib vs. Diaz, Colby Covington, more
  • MMAFighting.com : VanZant: Ostovich fight is chance to remind fans ‘why I belong’ in UFC
  • MMA Junkie : Bellator champ Ryan Bader thinks UFC light heavyweight division is shallow
  • UFC.com : Ostovich Entering Her Happy Place
  • MMA Junkie : Traveling conqueror Victor Henry just hoping to rebuild his Oldsmobile Cutlass
  • MMA Weekly : Henry Cejudo Promises to Teach TJ Dillashaw a Harsh Lesson in Humility: ‘I’m Going to Make Him Pay’
  • MMAFighting.com : Morning Report: Darren Till looking ahead to fights with ‘d*ckhead’ Colby Covington and Israel Adesanya
  • MMA Weekly : Nate Andrews Looking to Move to the Next Level with Successful CES 54 Title Defense
  • MMA Junkie : Holly Holm says Cris Cyborg deserves rematch, but would love Amanda Nunes after UFC 235
  • MMA Junkie : Edson Barboza vs. Justin Gaethje targeted for UFC on ESPN+ 6 in Nashville
  • MMA Junkie : UFC lightweight standouts Edson Barboza, Justin Gaethje targeted for March fight
  • MMAFighting.com : Stephen Thompson vs. Anthony Pettis in works for UFC Nashville
  • MMA Junkie : Today in MMA history, Luke Rockhold got his first UFC win en route to eventual title
  • MMA Junkie : Watch MMAjunkie Radio here (8 p.m. ET) with Miesha Tate, Gregor Gillespie, John Makdessi
  • MMA Weekly : UFC Poised for Optimal Growth as ESPN Finally Enters the Octagon (Yahoo Sports Special)
  • MMA Junkie : Canadian MMA fighter accuses TKO promotion of mistreatment, holding contract
  • MMAFighting.com : Jake Hager on comparisons to Brock Lesnar: ‘My hands are better’