Please check your email for a confirmation. He was ranked in the top 10 as earlier as February. He continued, “I’ve always wanted to fight on that March 2 card that would be the absolute earliest though. Not Emmett however. When Emmett returned home to California he got the medical attention he needed. After a brutal knockout and a series of unfortunate events, Josh Emmett is back training with Team Alpha Male. Next time, he hopes to land a big fight with high card placement. Please check your email for a confirmation.

“It would be nice to fight on a big pay-per-view event on the main card instead of a ‘Fight Night’ or mobile app card for once.” Gallery Josh Emmett …

By: Mike Bohn and Abbey Subhan. Maybe even April or May. “I’m hoping maybe the Spring,” The Alpha Male fighter said when asked about a timetable for his return. Josh Emmett is not one to turn down opponents, but he was surprised to see his next fight announced without even knowing about it.. It is also the home of 2X UFC Hall of Fame Champion. My cheek was completely broken and pushed in, a major nerve in my face was being pressed in. Emmett is a warrior in every sense of the word. He was ranked in the top 10 as earlier as February. My eye really should’ve fallen out there was nothing really holding it in place.”. UFC 253 Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay: Israel Adesanya gets most with $40k, Rizin FF 24 results: Kai Asakura demolishes Shoji Maruyama in non-title showcase, New UFC champ Jan Blachowicz reminds us the good guys can still win in MMA | Opinion, Conor McGregor responds to Dana White's 'man code' criticism, tells UFC president to 'stop lying', Juan Espino says he wants Sakai, Overeem, Lewis level of jump in competition, Bobby Green vs. Thiago Moises added to UFC's Oct. 31 lineup, Callout Collection: Who UFC 253 winners want next – and how likely they'll get them. We serve you with the latest breaking news, exclusive fighter interviews, videos and more. “I’m hoping to fight in May or June,” Emmett said.

The doctors emitted Emmett to the hospital right away and got the featherweight in for emergency surgery as soon as possible. Going into the fight, one could argue most of the intrigue was due to exactly that fact; Emmett and Burgos not only seemed to be headed in opposite directions as fighters, they seemed to stand in philosophical opposition to one another, technically and narratively.

BJ "The Prodigy" Penn. Turns out there was so much more to that. Maybe even April or May. UFC on ESPN 11 Fight of the Night: Josh Emmett vs. Shane Burgos The two blasted each other over the course of their three-round co-main event … “I won’t really know till I get into some hard sparring and see how I feel but for the most part, I feel pretty good.”, He continued, “I’ve always wanted to fight on that March 2 card that would be the absolute earliest though. By: Mike Bohn and Abbey Subhan. Unfortunately, he ran into a buzzsaw named Jeremy Stephens in Orlando, Florida, and that’s where Emmett’s troubles began.

“The general hospital in Orlando misdiagnosed me,” Emmett explained to BJPenn.com. Yes, he has flown under the radar for far too long, but the diehard fans know just what he has been bringing to the table since he moved back to the featherweight division in 2017.