Josh Emmett

Urijah Faber says Josh Emmett was livid after being “ghosted” at UFC 276: “Last night he was like, ‘You know what, F this. I wish they’d just release me. I get no respect’”

Urijah Faber has revealed that Josh Emmett wasn’t happy following an incident during International Fight Week. For many years now Josh Emmett has been representing Team Alpha Male at the elite level, and he’s been doing so pretty effectively. The veteran is currently riding a five-fight win streak and after edging past Calvin Kattar via split decision last month, many felt as if he’d earned the right to challenge for the UFC featherweight championship.
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Fighter vs. Writer: Jim Miller admits revenge would be sweet at UFC 276; Josh Emmett calls for featherweight title shot

On the latest episode of The Fighter vs. The Writer, Jim Miller and Josh Emmett join the show ahead of a stacked UFC 276 card on Saturday. With his 40th UFC fight taking place this weekend, Miller will discuss his record setting rematch against Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone and how that matchup came together on short notice after his original opponent Bobby Green was forced off the card.
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UFC Austin medical suspensions: Josh Emmett among six fighters facing indefinite suspensions

Josh Emmett may be on the sidelines for a bit following the biggest win of his career this past Saturday. Emmett earned a split decision win over Calvin Kattar in the main event of UFC Austin in the card’s Fight of the Night. Emmett certainly seemed to be wearing most of the damage in the aftermath of the bout as he called for a title shot against the winner of the trilogy fight between Alexander Volkanovski and Max Holloway at UFC 276 on July 2.

Josh Emmett receives indefinite suspension following win over Calvin Kattar

Josh Emmett may have been the victor in the UFC on ESPN 37 main event, but he’ll need doctor clearance before he can return to the Octagon. Emmett received an indefinite suspension from the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) following his split decision triumph over Calvin Kattar in their featherweight bout on Saturday at the Moody Center in Austin, Texas. Even if cleared, Emmett is sidelined a minimum of 45 days. Kattar, meanwhile, is out for 15 days.

UFC Austin medical suspensions: Josh Emmett, five others benched indefinitely

Josh Emmett and Deronn Winn have been suspended indefinitely. That probably doesn’t come as much of a surprise to anyone who watched their respective performances at the UFC Austin MMA event last weekend at Moody Center in Texas. Emmett received several stitches to his face after a five-round war opposite featherweight bruiser Calvin Kattar.

Josh Emmett cracks featherweight Top 5 in UFC Austin rankings update

The UFC featherweight division is heating up thanks to the rapid rise of 145-pound slugger Josh Emmett. “The Fighting Falmer” captured his fifth straight win last weekend in “The Lone Star State” by outlasting fellow division bruiser Calvin Kattar. As a result, Emmett rises three places to No. 4 in the official rankings, while “The Boston Finisher” slips one spot to No. 5.

Brendan Schaub shoots down claims of robbery for Calvin Kattar’s loss to Josh Emmett: “There’s no way he won”

Brendan Schaub believes there’s no chance Calvin Kattar defeated Josh Emmett at UFC Austin. Last Saturday night, fans in Texas were treated to a featherweight showcase. In the main event of UFC Austin, Calvin Kattar and Josh Emmett went to war for five rounds. At the end of the contest, it was the latter who earned the victory via a split decision.

Josh Emmett Calls For Title Shot After UFC Austin Win: ‘I’m The Best Featherweight On This Planet’

Josh Emmett is set to become a top-five fighter after a win over Calvin Kattar. The 37-year-old is now confident about becoming the next UFC featherweight title contender. Josh Emmett managed to outpoint No. 4 featherweight Calvin Katter in their five-round battle at UFC Austin this past weekend. The win did not only improve the UFC veteran’s streak but also boosted his confidence as he breaks into the top five.

What’s next for Josh Emmett and Calvin Kattar after UFC Austin?

In the main event of UFC Austin, a pivotal featherweight clash headlined the card as Josh Emmett took on Calvin Kattar. Emmett was looking to extend his win streak to five in a row, and enter the top-five of the featherweight ranks in just his second UFC main event. Kattar, meanwhile, was looking to build off his win over Giga Chikadze from back in January.