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Josh Emmett Brushes Off Fans Playing Matchmaker For Him

UFC featherweight Josh Emmett says he’s looking to fight a higher-ranked opponent when he fully recovers from injury, brushing off “funny” matchmaking suggestions from fans. #6-ranked featherweight Josh Emmet has spent the past year recovering from an eye-widening list of injuries sustained during his victory over Shane Burgos in June...

Josh Emmett ‘Can’t Describe The Pain’ He Felt During Shane Burgos Fight

Josh Emmett had to dig down deep at UFC on ESPN 11. This past Saturday night (June 20), Emmett shared the Octagon with Shane Burgos. Just 20 seconds into the fight, Emmett knew he had to go through adversity. His leg was damaged after landing awkwardly throwing a punch. As...

Josh Emmett Suffers Torn ACL Among Other Injuries In UFC on ESPN 11 Win Over Shane Burgos

Josh Emmett emerged victorious at UFC on ESPN 11 but he certainly didn't walk away unscathed. Emmett shared the Octagon with Shane Burgos this past Saturday night (June 20). About 20 seconds into the fight, Emmett planted his foot awkwardly and his leg appeared to be damaged. Not only did...

Josh Emmett Says He Had A ‘Horrible Fight’ Against Shane Burgos

Even though Josh Emmett and Shane Burgos took home the Fight of the Night, Emmett was not a fan of his performance. In the co-main event of UFC on ESPN 11, Emmett entered the bout as a sizeable underdog. Yet, he pulled off the upset as he beat Burgos by...

UFC on ESPN 11 Highlights: Josh Emmett Edges Shane Burgos in Close Fight

Josh Emmett vs. Shane Burgos served as the co-headliner and delivered.  The two fighters met in a featherweight bout on Saturday night (June 20, 2020) at the UFC on ESPN 11 event from Las Vegas, Nevada at the UFC APEX. As expected, these dudes came out throwing some heavy leather. While...

Josh Emmett Wants Top-Three Opponent After UFC Sacramento Win

Josh Emmett got a huge win in front of his home city at UFC Sacramento. There, he knocked out Mirsad Bektic in the first round, where he says the fight could not have gone any better. “It was a phenomenal night to be out there injury-free and the way...

Josh Emmett Was Surprised Urijah Faber Retired, And ‘Had A Feeling’ He Would Return (Interview)

UFC Hall of Famer, Urijah Faber is back. "The California Kid" announced his retirement in 2016 after he beat Brad Pickett by decision. When he hung up his gloves, the news surprised some, including teammate, Josh Emmett. But, the 40-year-old Faber will return to the Octagon on Saturday to...

Josh Emmett vs. Mirsad Bektic Targeted for UFC Fight Night in Sacramento

A featherweight showdown between Josh Emmett and Mirsad Bektic is currently in the works for the upcoming UFC Fight Night card in Sacramento, Calif. on July 13. Sources close to the contest confirmed the news on Tuesday following an initial report from FloCombat. Verbal agreements are in place for the matchup but...

Josh Emmett Envisioned Michael Johnson KO With Mind Coach

Josh Emmett stole the show at UFC Philadelphia this past weekend (Sat. March 30, 2019). After seemingly being down on the judges' scorecards in the third round, Emmett unloaded a massive overhand right that connected flush on Johnson's chin. Johnson went out like a light and Emmett picked up...

Josh Emmett Ready To Shine At UFC Philadelphia After A “Tough Year”

Josh Emmett is excited to get back to work The Team Alpha Male product hasn’t fought since a second-round TKO loss to Jeremy Stephens at UFC on FOX 28 in Feb. 2018, which came with a bit of controversy. Aside from having his two-fight win streak snapped, the biggest blow...

Michael Johnson Set For Return At UFC Philadelphia

Longtime UFC veteran Michael Johnson will make his return to the Octagon in March. According to ESPN, "The Menace" will be facing Josh Emmett at UFC on ESPN 2 in Philadelphia. This will be the promotion's debut in "The City Of Brotherly Love". The action goes down from the Wells...

Josh Emmett: I Wish I Had More of a Fair Chance at UFC Orlando

Josh Emmett isn't thrilled with referee Dan Miragliotta. Miragliotta is known for being one of the most consistent mixed martial arts referees, but some rare controversy involving his officiating seems to have stolen the show at UFC on FOX 28. Miragliotta appeared to miss an illegal knee and a couple of illegal...

Opinion: Replay Not Conclusive Enough To Change Result Of Jeremy Stephens vs. Josh Emmett

Jeremy Stephens' emphatic knockout win over Josh Emmett in the main event of UFC on FOX 28 was not without controversy. After knocking Emmett down in the second round with a clean punch, Stephens followed the knockdown up with what appeared to be an illegal knee on the ground. Referee...

Josh Emmett To Appeal UFC On FOX 28 Loss To Jeremy Stephens

Josh Emmett may have lost his UFC on FOX 28 main event matchup against Jeremy Stephens last night but the fight's not over. Illegal Knee Looms Over Main Event  According to MMA Fighting's Ariel Helwani, the 31-year-old and his team will appeal his knockout loss with the Florida State Boxing Commission....

Jeremy Stephens Opens Up On Controversial Win Over Josh Emmett

Jeremy Stephens had to defend his latest win as many people have different views on it. As seen in the main event of UFC on FOX 28 that took place on Saturday night (February 24, 2018) at Amway Center in Orlando, Florida on FOX, Stephens appeared to land an...