From training for the Olympics in freestyle wrestling to becoming a mixed martial artist in the UFC, Josh Koscheck has had a decorated career. He trains out of Fresno, CA at Dethrone Base Camp Fresno and is coached by “Crazy” Bob Cook & Marco Padilla. He was involved in many other sports as he was growing up. Now Kos continues to grow Mixed Martial Arts in Fresno with his two DBC gym’s.
Kos has resided in Fresno, CA for over 10 years now and trains full-time with his Team DBCF and still fights for the UFC. Since 2005, when he was featured on Spike TV’s reality show “The Ultimate Fighter: Season 1,” which provided a behind-the-scenes look at the hardcore training of the new-wave Ultimate Fighter, he has continued to racked up 22 fights for the UFC. When Koscheck isn’t training, he can be found fly-fishing, working on his other businesses, and riding dirt bikes.
One of the most active MMA fighters today, with 22 fights in the UFC (tied for 5th all-time)
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 world.
Born: November 30, 1977 Waynesburg, Pennsylvania, US
Height: 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight: 170 lbs
Reach: 73 in (185 cm)
Fighting out of Fresno, California, US
Team: Dethrone Base Camp
Rank: Black Belt in Guerilla Jiu-Jitsu Wrestling: NCAA Division I Wrestling Champion, 4X NCAA All American
College: Edinboro University
Degree: Criminal Justice
Mixed Martial Arts Record
By knockout 5
By submission 5
By decision 7