Quick Facts Josh Koscheck
- NameJosh Koscheck
- Birth Year1977
- Birth month11
- Birth PlaceWaynesburg, Pennsylvania, United States
- EducationEdinboro University
An American professional MMA fighter, Josh Koscheck currently competes in the Welterweight division of Bellator MMA. On the first season of the television reality show, The Ultimate Fighter, Koscheck made his UFC debut.
Koscheck is married to girlfriend, Tiaira Koscheck. They are enjoying their married life and yet they haven’t faced any rumors of divorce or extramarital affairs.
Josh Koscheck Early life and Education
Josh Koscheck was born on 30th November 1977, in Waynesburg, Pennsylvania, United States. He is widely known by his nicknames as The Blanket, Kos, Human Blanket. At the age of five, Koscheck began wrestling but he paused it at the age of twelve.
However, he continued wrestling as a teenager and got success in collegiate wrestling. Koscheck attended the Edinboro University of Pennsylvania. He completed his graduation from Edinboro University with a degree in criminal justice.
Josh Koscheck MMA Career
During his junior season, Josh Koscheck became the NCAA Division I Champion in the 174 lb weight class. Likewise, he is also four times NCAA Division I All-American and has further achieved Eastern Wrestling League Achievement Award two times. Koscheck became the IFC champion during his amateur career by defeating Matt Maumoynier and Dave Morris.
After that, Koscheck appeared in the first season of the reality television show The Ultimate Fighter in 2004. On his debut fight, Koscheck defeated Chris Leben. But he lost the second fight against Diego Sanchez via decision. Besides this, he also competed at KOTR and ROC 6 at Cruz Chacon and Luke Cummo.
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Koscheck returned to UFC in 2005 and got the victory over Chris Sanford on 9th April 2005. But he got defeated by Drew Fickett at UFC Fight Night 2. His last UFC fight was against Erick Silva which he lost via submission. After that, Koscheck made his Bellator debut against Mauricio Alonso at Bellator 172 which he lost via TKO.
Josh Koscheck Married, Dating, Affairs, Girlfriend
The 40 years old MMA fighter, Josh Koscheck is a marred man. He is married to girlfriend, Tiaira Koscheck. The couple tied the knot on the winter of 2017. Koscheck and Tiaria dated for long before getting married.
Koscheck often shares pictures of his wife on Instagram. Both of them are supportive of each other. They are enjoying their married life and yet they haven’t faced any rumors of divorce or extramarital affairs. Moreover, Koscheck hasn’t dated any girls in past.
Josh Koscheck Net Worth, Income, Earning, Salary
Josh Koscheck has maintained a standard life. Koscheck earns a good sum of money from his MMA career. Since long he has participated in several championships and has won several of them.
Allocating information from several sources as of 2018 it is found out that Koscheck current estimated net worth is around $2 million. Likewise, he owns a dog of Yorkshire Terrie breed which worth $600 – $1000.