Josh
Neer
33-13-1( W-L-D )

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: 31
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
Loss
Court McGee Feb 23, 2013
166 2 0 2 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Josh Neer 63 0 0 0
Loss
Josh Neer Oct 5, 2012
0 0 0 0 R1 Submission
Justin Edwards 6 0 1 0
Loss
Mike Pyle Jun 8, 2012
18 1 0 1 R1 KO/TKO
Josh Neer 19 0 0 0
Win
Duane Ludwig Jan 20, 2012
24 0 0 0 R1 Submission
Josh Neer 5 1 1 0
Win
Josh Neer Oct 1, 2011
93 0 1 0 R2 TKO - Doctor's Stoppage
Keith Wisniewski 41 0 0 0
Loss
Gleison Tibau Oct 24, 2009
22 11 2 3 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Josh Neer 24 0 0 0
Loss
Kurt Pellegrino Aug 8, 2009
21 3 0 6 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Josh Neer 24 0 1 0
Win
Josh Neer Feb 7, 2009
46 0 3 1 R2 Submission
Mac Danzig 33 0 0 1
Loss
Nate Diaz Sep 17, 2008
40 5 0 5 R3 Decision - Split
Josh Neer 26 4 4 2
Win
Josh Neer Apr 2, 2008
80 3 0 0 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Din Thomas 20 2 0 1
Loss
Nick Diaz Aug 26, 2006
75 3 1 1 R3 Submission
Josh Neer 25 0 0 0
Loss
Josh Burkman Jul 8, 2006
35 4 0 1 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Josh Neer 19 1 1 0
Win
Josh Neer Apr 6, 2006
46 0 0 1 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Joe Stevenson 31 2 3 2
Win
Josh Neer Jan 16, 2006
3 1 2 1 R1 Submission
Melvin Guillard 11 2 0 0
Loss
Drew Fickett Aug 6, 2005
1 2 1 1 R1 Submission
Josh Neer 0 0 0 0

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
27-9-1
( W-L-D )
Jeremy Stephens
Jeremy Stephens
23-10-0
( W-L-D )
Nate Diaz
Nate Diaz
18-9-0
( W-L-D )

Key Opponents

Mike Pyle
Mike Pyle
26-10-1
( W-L-D )
Justin  Edwards
Justin Edwards
9-4-0
( W-L-D )

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