Watch former UFC champion Josh Barnett geek out and play the popular card game Magic the Gathering.

Face punching, heavy metal, and... Magic the Gathering? Yes, you read that right. The former UFC heavyweight champion in Josh Barnett apparently has a really wide array of interests, and is possibly the only geek you wouldn't dare table flip during a game.

On the clip above, watch Barnett join the popular 'Geek & Sundry' channel for their show 'Spellslingers' based on the famous card game. Here's a background on the web series:

Welcome to Spellslingers, a show based on the phenomenally popular card game, Magic: The Gathering. Presented by Sean Plott of Day9TV, prepare to experience fun-filled, fast-talking and adrenaline-paced battles that highlight the latest MTG cards.

This week's challenger is Mixed Martial Artist Josh Barnett!

In each episode geek icons will take on Sean with the hope of emerging victorious in an all-or-nothing match, while you learn the tips and tricks to become a MTG expert!

When not busy beating hosts in their own expertise, Barnett also finds time to train for his Metamoris 4 match against Dean Lister, which happens this weekend.

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