josh koscheck

February 1st, 2017
James Lynch

Josh Koscheck vs. Mauricio Alonso set for Bellator 172 on Feb. 18th  Former UFC welterweight title challenger Josh Koscheck will make his Bellator debut February 18th against Mauricio Alonso. Koscheck (17-10) hasn’t competed since a March 2015 submission loss to Erick Silva at UFC Fight Night 62 and heads into this matchup on a five-fight losing streak. The 39-year-old…

June 8th, 2016
James Lynch

Douglas Lima replaces Josh Koscheck against Paul Daley at Bellator 158  Once again, Josh Koscheck’s Bellator debut has been delayed again due to an injury. Stepping in is former welterweight champion Douglas Lima, who now faces Paul Daley at Bellator 158. MMAJunkie reported the news on Tuesday. Lima (26-6) is coming off a unanimous-decision loss…

April 19th, 2016
James Lynch

Koscheck vs. Daley, Kimbo vs. Thompson II’ rematches headline Bellator 158 in London At a press conference Monday in London, England Bellator President Scott Coker announced a welterweight rematch between Paul Daley and Josh Koscheck will take place at Bellator 158. Koscheck (17-10) makes his long awaited Bellator debut after he was slated to take on Matt…

January 6th, 2016
James Lynch

Josh Koscheck injured, out of Bellator 148 bout with Matt Secor  Sherdog.com reports an injury to former UFC title challenger Josh Koscheck has delayed his Bellator debut. Koscheck (17-10) was slated to take on Matt Secor (7-2) at Bellator 148 on Jan. 29th. The Ultimate Fighter Alum was heading into this fight with four losses in a row….

November 17th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

Aside from Bellator announcing a pair of squash matches for their upcoming Bellator 148 card — headlined by Josh Koscheck and Paul Daley… not fighting each other, of course — Monday night and Tuesday were slow news days. However, the weekend provided quite a few announcements that ended up getting lost in the shuffle of…

August 28th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

Back in May, Brandon Halsey missed weight for his scheduled middleweight title defense against Kendall Grove. He was subsequently stripped of the title, even after defeating the former TUF winner via fourth round TKO. Halsey’s actions left Bellator in a bit of a quandary, as putting anyone but Halsey — clearly the best middleweight on…

March 22nd, 2015
James Lynch

On Episode 97 brought to you by Warrior Fighting & Fitness, myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) welcome a pair of Bellator fighters both training out of Factory X in Colorad. First up, Bellator bantamweight champion Joe Warren joins us to discuss his rematch against Marcos Galvao this Friday at Bellator 135. Then middleweight fighter Brian “The…

March 20th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

This week, The MMA Analysis was missing a co-host, but rather than make the usual jokes about his absence, we instead ask that you visit the page Sean Carey has set up to help cover medical expenses for a close friend who suffered a stroke last week. Iraq War veteran, husband, and father of two…

March 18th, 2015
Adam Martin.

The co-main event of UFC Fight Night 62 is a three-round welterweight bout between Erick Silva and Josh Koscheck. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Silva is a -500 favorite (bet $500 to win $100) while Koscheck is a +400 underdog (bet $100 to win $400). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened up Silva…

March 9th, 2015
Adam Martin.

The UFC Fight Night 62 card has a new co-main event. After Ben Saunders pulled out of the card’s co-main event slot opposite Erick Silva over the weekend, the UFC has called upon veteran Josh Koscheck on short notice and now “Kos” will take on “Indio” in less than two weeks. The switch of opponents…

February 26th, 2015
Adam Martin.

One of the main card bouts at UFC 184 is a three-round welterweight bout between Jake Ellenberger and Josh Koscheck. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Ellenberger is a -210 favorite (bet $210 to win $100) while Koscheck is a +175 underdog (bet $100 to win $175). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened up Ellenberger…

December 3rd, 2014
Adam Martin.

Looks like I wasn’t the only one who didn’t like the Josh Koscheck vs. Neil Magny matchup. Two weeks ago, there was a rumor that Koscheck and Magny would be squaring off in a welterweight bout at UFC 184, which takes place February 28 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. At the time, I…

November 27th, 2014
Gabe Killian

The fight cards on the UFC’s calendar continue to fill up, with new fight bookings being announced on a near-daily basis. Here are my thoughts on some of them… Al Iaquinta vs Joe Lauzon These two lightweights and veterans of The Ultimate Fighter reality series have been pegged to square off against each other on…

November 24th, 2014
Adam Martin.

“Kos” is back. According to MMAjunkie.com, the UFC is adding a three-round welterweight bout between Josh Koscheck and Neil Magny to UFC 184, which takes place February 28 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. The bout is expected to make it onto the main pay-per-view card. This is such a random matchup and I’m…

November 20th, 2013
Gabe Killian

UFC 167 was live from Las Vegas, N.V. this past Saturday (Nov. 17, 2013), and featured many exciting fights. It wasn’t a good night, as far as bets go, as it ultimately resulted in my fifth losing card of 2013… Things did not start off well, as Will Campuzano (+380) dropped a decision to Sergio…

November 16th, 2013
Gabe Killian

UFC 167 Date: November 15, 2013 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, N.V. UFC 167 ‘Knockout of the Night’ Betting Props UFC 167 is live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena from Las Vegas, N.V. tonight! The 12-fight card will feature many exciting fights, and almost certainly, plenty of finishes. The UFC will…

November 15th, 2013
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 167 welterweight Tyron Woodley as he prepares for his main event bout on Saturday night (Nov. 16, 2013) against Josh Koscheck at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The American Top Team fighter is bracing for one of the most high profile bouts of his…

November 15th, 2013
Reed Kuhn

UFC 167 November 16, 2013 Welterweight: Josh Koscheck vs. Tyron Woodley By Reed Kuhn, @Fightnomics   Big Picture:  It’s a battle between two former NCAA Division 1 All American Wrestlers who both learned how to knock people out after transitioning to MMA. It’s a match-up of stylistic clones, which makes it no surprise that the…

November 15th, 2013
Brian Hemminger

This week, MMA Oddsbreaker’s Nick Kalikas and Frank Trigg were featured on SBR Forum’s UFC 167 preview. The leading MMA oddsmaker and the longtime MMA veteran joined Peter Loshak in searching out value in the main card fights. Check out the videos below: UFC Welterweight Title Bout (c) Georges St. Pierre vs. Johny Hendricks Light…

August 23rd, 2013
Adam Martin.

The UFC 167 card continues to fill out with the addition of a high-profile welterweight matchup between Tyron Woodley and Josh Koscheck. This is a fight that will determine which welterweight still belongs in the top 15 of the division. This is a wrestler vs. wrestler matchup and although initially I lean Koscheck slightly due…

July 27th, 2013
Adam Martin.

Following a string of injuries to next weekend’s UFC on FOX 8 card, a number of key matchups on the card were changed. Robbie Lawler, who was originally scheduled to fight former Strikeforce welterweight champion Tarec Saffiedine and then Siyar Bahadurzada on the main card, will now take on Bobby Voelker in a fight that…

June 29th, 2013
Adam Martin.

This is volume 3 in a series of ongoing posts by MMA handicapper Adam Martin that will give gamling advice to all the MMA bettors out there. To read volume 1, click here. To read volume 2, click here. Note that while these posts have been written with betting on fighting in mind, much of…

June 20th, 2013
Miguel

After going 1-2 in his first three UFC fights at Middleweight, Hector Lombard is heading to the Welterweight division. It would seem like a wise move for the Cuban fighter, who has heard the call to drop a weight class periodically throughout his career; however because of his strength and explosiveness he has always felt…

May 1st, 2013
Adam Martin.

The latest rumored UFC fight is a high-profile welterweight bout for the upcoming UFC 163 card this August in Brazil, as the surging Demian Maia will take on former title challenger Josh Koscheck in a three-round fight. That’s the event that’s headlined by UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo vs. Anthony Pettis, by the way. At first glance,…

February 22nd, 2013
MMA OddsBreaker

UFC 157: February 23, 2012 Honda Center in Anaheim, California UFC Welterweight Contender Josh Koscheck (-325) Profile: A semifinalist on the inaugural season of The Ultimate Fighter as a middleweight before making a successful transition to welterweight in the UFC, Josh Koscheck (17-6) has amassed a 15-6 record in his nine years in the organization…