MMAmania.com spoke to "The Warmaster" over the weekend at GLORY in Inglewood. Barnett explained the call out of Junior dos Santos that was making the rounds last week, talked about his Metamoris 4 match up against Dean Lister and gave his thoughts on GLORY.
According to Josh Barnett, the story about him wanting to fight Junior dos Santos that was circulating last week (read it here) came entirely from his manager Leland Lebarre, and not from him.
It's not that he wouldn't be down to fight the fo more
Every UFC fighter steps into the Octagon with the hope of elevating themselves to a UFC title shot. But what happens when there's a major roadblock in the way?
That's the situation in which guys like Junior dos Santos and Urijah Faber find themselves. The end result of fighting is always to push up the rankings, but for these guys, there's only so far they can go. The fighters on this list find themselves in a bit of limbo in that they can defeat nearly every contender thrown their way, but UFC more
Will the fifteenth time be the charm?
Alistair Overeem will make his long-awaited return to the Octagon when he faces Ben Rothwell at UFC Fight Night 50, which is scheduled for Foxwoods Resort & Casino in Ledyard, Conn., on Sept. 5, 2014.
Overeem -- who is now 100-percent healthy -- recently returned to the win column at UFC 169 with a decision win over Frank Mir after suffering back-to-back losses to Antonio Silva and Travis Browne in 2013. He'll look to make it two straight wins when he faces more
After bursting onto the scene with a series of jaw-dropping knockouts on TUF 17, Uriah Hall has since failed to live up to his massive potential in the Octagon. He'll return to action against Thiago Santos at this Saturday night's (July 5, 2014) UFC 175 from Las Vegas. Is it finally Hall's time to shine, or will he be just another casualty of what could have been? Read our fight preview to find out!
This Saturday night (July 5, 2014), Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweights Uriah Hall more
Uriah Hall takes on fellow Middleweight Thiago Santos for a bout to decide if Hall won't become the next Phillipe Nover at UFC 175 in Vegas. Uriah Hall vs. Thiago Santos Middleweight
So is Uriah Hall the next Phillipe Nover and we just don't know it yet?
Possibly. I hate to play into the following narrative but I'll do it anyway. As everyone and their pinko commie friends knows, there is a racial component to how observers look at black athletes. Racial stereotypes are perpetuated by the assumpt more
And "The Great" may need divine intervention to avoid the ZUFFA chopping block ... again.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight Nate Marquardt dropped down to the welterweight division in 2012, finding early success against Tyron Woodley in Strikeforce. But the thrill of victory would soon give way to the agony of defeat, and "The Great" was anything but in the three fights that followed.
Now he's back at 185 pounds, because that's where God wants him to be.
"I just feel like that's more
Before every fight card, mixed martial arts (MMA) fans toggle between possible scenarios and what to expect days before it all unfolds in front of their eyes. Probable outcomes, distinguishable facts and head-scratching theories are all part of the mystique that surrounds the fights on any given night. We ask ourselves the same questions … and try to uncover different answers.
Buckle up ... this is going to be one hell of a trip.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) brings its mixed martial arts more
More fights are coming to Fight Pass online digital network this weekend (Sat., June 28, 2014) when UFC Fight Night 43: "Marquardt vs Te Huna" mixed martial arts (MMA) event kicks off from Vector Arena in Auckland, New Zealand. MMAmania.com's Patrick Stumberg kicks off our UFC Fight Night 43 fight-week coverage with a full slate of "Prelims" under card previews predictions.
Get yourself a cup of coffee and get your blood pumping with an early-morning haka because you're going to need it this wee more
More fights are coming to Fight Pass online digital network and FOX Sports 1 this weekend (Sat., June 28, 2014) when UFC Fight Night 44: "Swanson vs. Stephens" mixed martial arts (MMA) event kicks off from AT&T Center, San Antonio, Texas. MMAmania.com's Patrick Stumberg kicks off our UFC Fight Night 44 fight-week coverage with a full slate of "Prelims" under card previews predictions.
Don't expect this Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) main event to see the judges.
Two of the Featherweight di more