Josh
Neer
33-13-1( W-L-D )
Fight Night Bonuses: 3 Fight of the Night

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 15 fights.
Record: 33-13-1
Summary: Knockouts, submissions, toughness.

Fighter Info

Nickname: The Dentist
From: Des Moines, IA USA
Fights Out Of: Des Moines, Iowa USA
Age: 32
Height: 5' 11" ( 180 cm )
Weight: 170 lb ( 77 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
1059
45% Successful
473
Types of Successful Strikes
0
473
47% Standing
29%
24%
222
139
112
Striking Defense
58
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
24
42% Successful
10
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
13
5
2
Takedown Defense
42
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay Awards
Loss
Josh Neer
Feb 23, 2013
166
63
2
0
0
0
2
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Loss
Josh Neer
Oct 5, 2012
0
6
0
0
0
1
0
0
R1 Submission
Loss
Josh Neer
UFC on FX: Johnson vs McCall
Jun 8, 2012
18
19
1
0
0
0
1
0
R1 KO/TKO
Win
Josh Neer
Jan 20, 2012
24
5
0
1
0
1
0
0
R1 Submission
Win
Josh Neer
Keith Wisniewski
Oct 1, 2011
93
41
0
0
1
0
0
0
R2 TKO - Doctor's Stoppage
Loss
Josh Neer
Oct 24, 2009
22
24
11
0
2
0
3
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Loss
Josh Neer
Aug 8, 2009
21
24
3
0
0
1
6
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Josh Neer
Feb 7, 2009
46
33
0
0
3
0
1
1
R2 Submission
Loss
Josh Neer
Sep 17, 2008
40
26
5
4
0
4
5
2
R3 Decision - Split
Win
Josh Neer
Apr 2, 2008
80
20
3
2
0
0
0
1
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Loss
Josh Neer
Aug 26, 2006
75
25
3
0
1
0
1
0
R3 Submission
Loss
Josh Neer
Jul 8, 2006
35
19
4
1
0
1
1
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Josh Neer
Apr 6, 2006
46
31
0
2
0
3
1
2
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Josh Neer
Jan 16, 2006
3
11
1
2
2
0
1
0
R1 Submission
Loss
Drew Fickett
Josh Neer
Aug 6, 2005
1
0
2
0
1
0
1
0
R1 Submission

Biography

TRAINING: Training MMA day and night

When and why did you start training for fighting? I fought first and trained later, but I tried it out and liked it. I started in 2001.

What ranks and titles have you held? XKK, WWFC, Shark Fights, and IFC champion. 

Do you have any heroes? Pat Miletich and Dan Gable are two people I admire.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s great to get to compete against the best competition.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? For a year, and I quit after that year.

What was your job before you started fighting? Construction

Ranks in any martial arts styles: Miletich Fighting Systems brown belt 

Favorite grappling technique: triangle

Favorite Striking technique: elbow


•    8-4 since 2010

•    Estimated to have had close to 100 amateur fights in Iowa, losing only one.

•    Lost a five round war with Spencer Fisher via split decision in 2004.  The two later became close friends and training partners.

•    Defeated UFC vets Anthony Macias, Derrick Noble, and Forrest Petz in non-UFC bouts.

•    Only knocked out twice in 44 pro fights (by Pyle and Mark Miller)

•    22 wins by KO

•    7 wins by submission

Career

Trained With

Nick Diaz
Nick Diaz
26-10-0, 1NC
( W-L-D )
Jeremy Stephens
Jeremy Stephens
24-11-0
( W-L-D )
Nate Diaz
Nate Diaz
18-10-0
( W-L-D )

Key Opponents

Mike Pyle
Mike Pyle
26-11-1
( W-L-D )
Justin  Edwards
Justin Edwards
9-5-0
( W-L-D )

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