Biography(references)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.
Fighter Trivia(references)On New Year's Eve 2008 Neer was involved in a high-speed chase with law enforcement in Des Moines, Iowa after reportedly hitting a squad car before fleeing the scene. He faced charges of operating a vehicle while intoxicated, eluding police, hit-and-run, and various other traffic violations. He pleaded guilty to two charges and did not receive jail time but instead received a suspended sentence.
Awards & Accolades
UFC: Fight of the Night (Three times) vs. Melvin Guillard, Nate Diaz, Mac Danzig
Shark Fights: Shark Fights Interim Welterweight Championship (One time). One successful title defense
Bellator MMA Highlights: Paul Bradley Holds Down Josh Neer
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