Josh
Koscheck
19-8-0( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 24 fights.
Record: 19-8-0
Summary: Wrestling, athleticism, former NCAA champion

Fighter Info

From: Waynesburg, Pennsylvania USA
Fights Out Of: Fresno, California USA
Age: 37
Height: 5' 10" ( 177 cm )
Weight: 170 lb ( 77 kg )
College: Edinboro University
Degree: Criminal Justice

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
1122
37% Successful
417
Types of Successful Strikes
0
417
47% Standing
43% Ground
196
42
179
Striking Defense
63
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
74
53% Successful
39
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
7
48
1
Takedown Defense
63
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
UPCOMING
Josh Koscheck
Feb 28, 2015
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Loss
Josh Koscheck
Nov 16, 2013
5
22
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Loss
Josh Koscheck
Feb 23, 2013
2
9
2
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Loss
Josh Koscheck
Johny Hendricks
May 5, 2012
33
55
1
2
0
0
1
0
R3 Decision - Split
Win
Josh Koscheck
Feb 4, 2012
33
41
2
1
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Split
Win
Josh Koscheck
Sep 24, 2011
14
26
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Win
Josh Koscheck
May 8, 2010
19
11
4
0
1
0
7
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Josh Koscheck
Nov 21, 2009
19
16
2
0
1
0
3
0
R2 Submission
Win
Josh Koscheck
Sep 26, 2009
9
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Loss
Josh Koscheck
UFC 95: Sanchez vs Stevenson
Feb 21, 2009
7
8
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Win
Josh Koscheck
Dec 10, 2008
6
6
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Loss
Josh Koscheck
Oct 25, 2008
80
39
0
0
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Josh Koscheck
Jul 5, 2008
38
16
2
0
0
5
3
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Josh Koscheck
Mar 1, 2008
24
20
1
0
0
2
0
0
R2 KO/TKO
Loss
Josh Koscheck
Aug 25, 2007
38
4
2
1
5
0
3
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Josh Koscheck
Apr 7, 2007
30
12
1
0
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Josh Koscheck
Dec 13, 2006
14
18
6
0
1
1
2
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Josh Koscheck
Aug 17, 2006
23
1
1
0
1
0
2
0
R1 KO/TKO
Win
Josh Koscheck
Jun 28, 2006
45
13
4
1
1
5
8
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Josh Koscheck
Apr 6, 2006
2
2
2
0
1
1
7
0
R1 Submission
Loss
Drew Fickett
Josh Koscheck
Oct 3, 2005
5
8
0
6
3
0
1
10
R3 Submission
Win
Josh Koscheck
Aug 6, 2005
0
0
1
0
1
0
2
0
R1 Submission
Win
Josh Koscheck
Apr 9, 2005
14
1
2
0
0
1
3
0
R1 KO/TKO

Biography

TRAINING: My training day is pretty much the same as always. My typical daily schedule is 12:00-2:00 pm team fight training, where we fight and grind like old school hard training. I have an incredible team that gets me ready and pushes me hard.  Then home for lunch and rest and back at 7:30 pm for cardio / air dyne workouts, mitts, or a 5+ mile run. My day ends around 9:30 at night with dinner and sleep. It's the fighter lifestyle. 6 days a week fighting.

When and why did you start training for fighting?
I got into fighting when I met Bob Cook and Dewayne Zinkin in Vegas after the wrestling US Open. I had a friend who was fighting at the time and I was talking shit to him, that I'd fight and he knew Bob Cook, and said something to Bob about me. Well I was only talking s**t! I didn't think that Bob Cook would call me out on it!! Well, I didn't think anything of it, went back home. 2 Weeks later I got a phone call from Bob to join Team AKA and start fighting!!! I was like damn, I guess I'll fight  So I flew out to AKA and got my ass kicked for a week straight by Bob Cook, Dave Camarillo, Mike Swick , Josh Thomson and all the other AKA fighters. I was like damn, I don't think I want to fight after that ass whipping, But I am a fast learner so I went back a month later and did really well. So that's brings me to where I am today.

What ranks and titles have you held?
2001 NCAA div. 1 national champion, 42-0
4 X NCAA div. 1 all American, The Ultimate Fighter season 12 coach.

Do you have any heroes? No! I am my own hero!

What is your favorite technique? My favorite is the arm bar, even though I've never hit it in a fight!

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means a lot for me to fight in the UFC because I gave up a great job and a lifelong career to get a chance to fight in the UFC.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn?
Koscheck attended Edinboro University of Pennsylvania on a wrestling scholarship. He had a decorated career at Edinboro University. In 2001, he went 42-0 and was the NCAA Division I National Champion in the 174-pound weight class. Koscheck was a four-time Division I All-American (4th, 2nd, 1st, and 3rd) and a four-time Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Champion to become only the 11th four-time PSAC champion. He was honored as the PSAC Wrestler of the Year three times and was twice named the Eastern Wrestling League Achievement Award winner. Koscheck earned a bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice from Edinboro in 2001. Koscheck is currently working on his master's degree in secondary counseling.

• Pro since 2004
 
• Six wins by KO, four by submission (3 RNC, neck crank)
 
• Seven first round finishes
 
• Fast learner – was a novice pro when he went on the first season of The Ultimate Fighter, yet has learned on the job and he has become one of the top 170-pounders in the UFC
 
• Has deadly overhand right
 
• Has won five of his last nine bouts

Career

Trained With

Mike Swick
Mike Swick
15-5-0
( W-L-D )
Jon Fitch
Jon Fitch
27-5-1, 1NC
( W-L-D )

Key Opponents

Georges St-Pierre
Georges St-Pierre
25-2-0
( W-L-D )
Diego Sanchez
Diego Sanchez
27-7-0
( W-L-D )

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Result
Opponent
Event
Replay
Win
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Win
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