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Josh Neer Fighter Statistics

Pro MMA Record: 36-16-1

Neer is from Des Moines, Iowa and began wrestling when he was six years old. In high school, he played football, was an All-Conference baseball player, and in wrestling, he finished fourth in the state for his senior season. Neer continued wrestling at Waldorf College, but got injured and dropped out after only a year. Neer began boxing when he was 18 years old.

Last Fight: Anthony Smith
Age: 39
Height 5'11"
Weight 170 lbs
Nick Name: "The Dentist"
Nationality: United States
Association: Cesar Gracie Fight Team
36 Wins
KO / TKO
21
58%
Submission
14
38%
Decisions
4
11%
16 Losses
KO / TKO
3
18%
Submission
5
31%
Decisions
8
50%

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Reach 72 in (180 cm)
Stance Orthodox
Team Miletich Martial Arts (2004–2009) Des Moines MMA (2009–present) Cesar Gracie Jiu-Jitsu (2011–present)
Rank Brown belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Years active 2003–present

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Josh Neer next fight?
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Josh Neer last fight?
Josh Neer lost his last fight against Anthony Smith by TKO (Punches) on Jan. 29, 2016 at VFC - Victory Fighting Championship 47.
Is Josh Neer retired?
Josh Neer last fought Anthony Smith 6 years 10 months and 8 days ago, and should be considered retired.
Should I bet on Josh Neer?
Josh Neer has a 69% win percentage, and has been favored to win in 41% of his fights.
Out of the 12 fights we have recorded, his opening odds average is a -212 favorite, and out of 5 favored matches, he has won 40% of them.
As an underdog he has been in 7 matches, with a win rate of 28% and an odds average of +149.
According to online odds, if you had bet $100 on all 12 of Josh Neer betting fights, you would have lost $399.
Conversely if you had bet $100 on all of his opponents, you would have made $428.
Where is Josh Neer from?
Josh Neer is from Des Moines, Iowa, United States.
Has Josh Neer ever been knocked out?
Josh Neer has lost 3 times by KO/TKO. He was last defeated by TKO (Punches) from Anthony Smith on Jan. 29, 2016 at VFC - Victory Fighting Championship 47
How long has Josh Neer been fighting?
Josh Neer has been fighting for a period of 13 years 6 months and 10 days, his first fight was on Jun. 19, 2002 at THFC - Toad Holler Fight Club. He has accumalated roughly 6 hours, 25 minutes and 58 seconds of professional combat.

Fight Record

W / L Opponent Event/Date Method Referee Round Time
loss Anthony Smith VFC - Victory Fighting Championship 47
Jan/29/2016
TKO (Punches) Brandon Pfannenstiel 1 3:27
loss Andre Santos Bellator 146 - Kato vs. Manhoef
Nov/20/2015
Decision (Unanimous) Kerry Hatley 3 5:00
loss Paul Bradley Bellator MMA - Bellator 129
Oct/17/2014
Decision (Unanimous) John McCarthy 3 5:00
win Travis Coyle VFC - Victory Fighting Championship 43
Aug/02/2014
Submission (Armbar) 1 1:37
win Ron Jackson MCC 54 - Midwest Cage Championship 54
Jun/27/2014
TKO (Punches) 1 4:20
win Anthony Smith VFC - Victory Fighting Championship 41
Dec/14/2013
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) 3 3:38
loss Court McGee UFC 157 - Rousey vs. Carmouche
Feb/23/2013
Decision (Unanimous) John McCarthy 3 5:00
loss Justin Edwards UFC on FX 5 - Browne vs. Bigfoot
Oct/05/2012
Technical Submission (Guillotine Choke) Nick Gamst 1 0:45
loss Mike Pyle UFC on FX 3 - Johnson vs. McCall
Jun/08/2012
KO (Punch) Chris Adams 1 4:56
win Duane Ludwig UFC on FX 1 - Guillard vs. Miller
Jan/20/2012
Technical Submission (Guillotine Choke) Josh Rosenthal 1 3:04
win Keith Wisniewski UFC Live 6 - Cruz vs. Johnson
Oct/01/2011
TKO (Doctor Stoppage) Dan Miragliotta 2 5:00
win Blas Avena SCC - Superior Cage Combat 2
Aug/20/2011
TKO (Punches and Elbows) Steve Mazzagatti 1 2:54
win Jesse Juarez SF 16 - Neer vs. Juarez
Jun/25/2011
TKO (Injury) David Lassiter 1 5:00
win Andre Kase WWFC - World War Fighting Championship 2
Apr/09/2011
TKO (Punches) 1 0:20
win Jesse Finney Fight Me MMA 1 - The Battle Begins
Aug/14/2010
Submission (Guillotine Choke) Mike England 1 4:09
loss Eddie Alvarez BFC - Bellator Fighting Championships 17
May/06/2010
Technical Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Dan Miragliotta 2 2:08
win Anselmo Martinez SF 8 - Shark Fights 8
Feb/05/2010
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) 1 3:05
win Matt Delanoit MFDM - Ballroom Brawl 4
Jan/08/2010
TKO (Punches) 1 3:48
loss Gleison Tibau UFC 104 - Machida vs. Shogun
Oct/24/2009
Decision (Unanimous) Josh Rosenthal 3 5:00
loss Kurt Pellegrino UFC 101 - Declaration
Aug/08/2009
Decision (Unanimous) Dan Miragliotta 3 5:00
win Mac Danzig UFC Fight Night 17 - Lauzon vs. Stephens
Feb/07/2009
Submission (Triangle Choke) Jorge Alonso 2 3:36
loss Nate Diaz UFC Fight Night 15 - Diaz vs. Neer
Sep/17/2008
Decision (Split) Josh Rosenthal 3 5:00
win Din Thomas UFC Fight Night 13 - Florian vs. Lauzon
Apr/02/2008
Decision (Unanimous) Herb Dean 3 5:00
win Nick Sorg C3 - Smokey Mountain Showdown
Oct/27/2007
Submission (Armbar) 1 2:16
win Paul Rodriguez Greensparks - Full Contact Fighting 5
Jul/27/2007
TKO (Punches) 1 1:39
loss Mark Miller IFL - Chicago
May/19/2007
KO (Punch) 1 0:54
win Tyson Burris FSG - Coliseum Carnage
Apr/08/2007
TKO (Submission to Punches) 1 2:31
win Mark Gearhart Greensparks - Full Contact Fighting 3
Mar/17/2007
TKO (Punches) 1 0:21
win T.J. Waldburger IFC - Road to Global Domination
Mar/04/2007
TKO (Punches) 1 0:24
win Butch Hajicek MCC 5 - Thanksgiving Throwdown
Nov/22/2006
TKO (Submission to Punches) 1 2:30
loss Nick Diaz UFC 62 - Liddell vs. Sobral
Aug/26/2006
Submission (Kimura) Herb Dean 3 1:42
loss Joshua Burkman UFC 61 - Bitter Rivals
Jul/08/2006
Decision (Unanimous) Steve Mazzagatti 3 5:00
win Joe Stevenson UFC Fight Night 4 - Bonnar vs. Jardine
Apr/06/2006
Decision (Unanimous) Herb Dean 3 5:00
win Melvin Guillard UFC Fight Night 3 - Sylvia vs. Silva
Jan/16/2006
Submission (Triangle Choke) Herb Dean 1 4:20
win Alex Carter XKK - Des Moines
Nov/23/2005
TKO (Punches) 1 3:43
loss Nick Thompson EC 64 - Extreme Challenge 64
Oct/15/2005
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) 2 2:19
win Forrest Petz FFC 15 - Fiesta Las Vegas
Sep/14/2005
Submission (Triangle Choke) 1 3:25
loss Drew Fickett UFC Fight Night 1 - Marquardt vs. Salaverry
Aug/06/2005
Technical Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Steve Mazzagatti 1 1:35
win Todd Kiser EC 62 - Extreme Challenge 62
Jun/18/2005
TKO (Submission to Punches) 1 1:41
win Mark Long XKK - Des Moines
May/20/2005
KO (Punch) 1 0:54
win Jay Jack EC 61 - Extreme Challenge 61
Apr/22/2005
Decision (Unanimous) 3 5:00
win Derrick Noble XKK - Des Moines
Mar/19/2005
Submission (Triangle Choke) 1 3:22
win Terrance Reasby DD 2 - Downtown Destruction 2
Feb/02/2005
TKO (Punches) 2 0:52
win Mark Bear VFC 8 - Fallout
Nov/27/2004
KO (Knees) 3 3:40
win David Gardner XKK - Des Moines
Oct/30/2004
TKO (Punches) 1 1:55
win Anthony Macias FFC 11 - Explosion
Sep/10/2004
TKO (Punches) 1 0:41
win Fred Leavy XKK - Xtreme Kage Kombat
Aug/07/2004
TKO (Punches) 1 3:44
win Kyle Jensen EC 57 - Extreme Challenge 57
May/06/2004
Submission (Armbar) 3 1:04
loss Spencer Fisher VFC 7 - Showdown
Mar/06/2004
Decision (Split) 5 5:00
win Joe Chacon XKK - Clash in Curtiss 4
Feb/07/2004
Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00
draw Joe Jordan AFA - Judgment Night
Jan/17/2004
Draw 3 3:00
win Royce Louck AAF 4 - Absolute Ada Fights 4
Sep/13/2003
TKO (Punches) 1 1:43
win Josh Kennedy Gladiators 20 - Gladiators 20
Mar/15/2003
KO (Slam) 1 3:41
win Michael Doormand
Amateur Fight
THFC - Toad Holler Fight Club
Nov/19/2003
N/A 0 0:00
win Cameron Hykamp
Amateur Fight
THFC - Toad Holler Fight Club
Sep/03/2003
KO (Punch) 1 0:00
win Andrew Barnett
Amateur Fight
THFC - Toad Holler Fight Club
Aug/27/2003
TKO (Submission to Punches) 0 0:00
win Kain Rayan
Amateur Fight
THFC - Toad Holler Fight Club
Jun/25/2003
TKO (Retirement) 0 0:00
win Tyson Tyson
Amateur Fight
THFC - Toad Holler Fight Club
Jun/18/2003
TKO (Submission to Punches) 0 0:00
loss Ben Rebels
Amateur Fight
THFC - Toad Holler Fight Club
May/21/2003
(No Contest) 0 0:00
win Josh Kennedy
Amateur Fight
THFC - Ground Zero 3
May/16/2003
KO (Head Kick) 1 2:15
win Kevin Burns
Amateur Fight
THFC - Ground Zero 1
Dec/28/2002
TKO (Retirement) 2 0:00
win Houston Alexander
Amateur Fight
THFC - Toad Holler Fight Club
Aug/28/2002
Decision 3 0:00
win Gary Waldon
Amateur Fight
THFC - Toad Holler Fight Club
Jul/17/2002
N/A 0 0:00
win Gary Waldon
Amateur Fight
THFC - Toad Holler Fight Club
Jun/19/2002
TKO (Strikes) 0 0:00