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Josh Koscheck

by John Von 22 Jul,2018
Josh Koscheck

Josh Koscheck is an American profession Mixed Martial Arts fighter who currently competes for American renowned MMA promotion, Bellator MMA in its Welterweight ranks. After making his professional MMA debut in 2004 and made his UFC debut in the UFC ‘s reality TV show, The Ultimate Fighter.


As of 2018, he has professional MMA record of appearing in 28 matches, winning in 17 bouts and losing 11 in the process.

Josh Koscheck’s  Early Career

Josh Koscheck is of Amercian nationality. He was born on 30th November 1977 in  Waynesburg, Pennsylvania, United States of America.

Nicknamed as The Blanket as well as Human Blanket, he started training in wrestling at the young age of 5.

After a brief break, he restarts his wrestling training during his teens and later on went to join the Edinboro University of  Pennsylvania and received his bachelor degree from criminal justice.

Josh Koscheck’s  Net worth

A constant MMA professional since 2004, he enjoys a good and lavish lifestyle. A decorated MMA athlete over the years, he has competed and won several matches as well as championships during a decade-long career.

It is certain that he has accumulated a lot of money with his bout at the highest MMA level and completion and is revealed to have a net worth of $2 million.

Josh Koscheck’s  Career

Before his professional MMA career, he was the four-time NCAA Divison I All American and also won the Eastern Wrestling League twice. Alike him, double Champion Daniel Cormier (DC), Jon Jones, and Colby Covington have competed for an NCAA championship.

He made his professional MMA debut in 2004 by joining the premier season of UFC TV reality show, The Ultimate Fighter in 2004. In his first match, he went on to record a victory against Chris Leben and went lose against Diego Sanchez via decision.

He also fought for MMA promotion such as KOTR and ROC and returned back to UFC in 2005 and emerged victorious against Chris Sanford in April 2005.

His last bout at UFC was in a losing effort against Erick Silva and later on signed with his current MMA promotion, Bellator MMA and made his debut against Mauricio Alonso during a Bellator event at Bellator 172 when he loses with a TKO.

Josh Koscheck’s  Personal Life

Currently 40, he stands at a height of  5 feet 9 inches and weighs around 77 kg. Talking about his personal life, he is a happily married man. Koscheck is married to his wife and longtime sweetheart, Tiaira Koscheck.

The couple got married in 2017 after several years of dating and being in a relationship. He is deeply in love with his wife and sharing a healthy as well as the affectionate relationship with each other with no signs of divorce or being split up.

It was also reported as of 2018, he has not been in a relationship and dated anyone.

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