The trash talk won’t stop, and Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva wants to end this rivalry inside the Octagon.
The Brazilian heavyweight continues to campaign for a match with former UFC heavyweight champion Josh Barnett when he returns from suspension, and the fact that Barnett isn’t interested in fighting him makes Silva wonder why.
"Everything he said is nothing but excuses. He’s simply afraid to fight me," "Bigfoot" said on Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour. "If a fighter comes to the media and says he more
Antonio Silva felt disrespected by Barnett's quotes about him, and says he laughed off the "Warmaster's" reasons to refuse his challenge.
Antonio Silva became unhappy with Josh Barnett's disregard over the challenge from the Brazilian heavyweight. While the former UFC champ said that this possible bout would have no value for him, Silva thinks differently and told Combate.com that he sees no logic in Barnett's arguments and laughed them off. It's funny of him to say this. Made me laugh he saying more
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight Josh Barnett is taking a break from his feud with Butthurt Bigfoot Silva to debut his new podcast, "Josh Barnett Conquers The World." Episode one features women's bantamweight Shayna Baszler, who talks about her upcoming fight against Bethe Correira at UFC 176 this August (more on that here), as well as her pro wrestling shtick. For more on "The Warmaster's" eventual return to the Octagon click here. Video: Josh Barnett Conquers The World (Shayna more
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Josh Barnett doesn’t seem interested in fighting Antonio Silva, but "Bigfoot" won’t give up the idea.
Barnett said on Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour that fighting the Brazilian would give him money and attention and he wouldn’t try "to help this guy." Silva fired back, and he thinks that the real reason why the former UFC heavyweight champion won fight him is because he’s scared.
"I woke up this morning and saw his interview," Silva told MMAFighting.com. "He’s giving excuses because he’s scare more
The Silva/Barnett war-of-words doesn't appear to be slowing down anytime soon.
Antonio Silva wants to throw down with Josh Barnett inside the Octagon, but "The Warmaster" isn't interested, as he has his sights set on bigger and better fights, ones that actually make sense.
Plus, Barnett doesn't want "Bigfoot," a guy he isn't too fond of, to make any make any money or gain further ground in mixed martial arts (MMA) at his expense.
But according to an amused Silva, Barnett's reason for not accepti more
Less than a month after retiring from mixed martial arts, Chael Sonnen will make his debut for Brazilian jiu-jitsu promotion Metamoris on Aug. 9. more
Chael Sonnen is recycling some of his old material for his latest venture in the world of combat sports, taking on Andre Galvao at the upcoming Metamoris 4 jiu-jitsu tournament on Aug. 9, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. The retired MMA fighter joins active fighter Josh Barnett, who brings catch wrestling -- and a second-degree black belt in jiu-jitsu -- to his showdown against UFC veteran and submission wizard Dean Lister. Does size really matter? We'll find out soon enough. How about it grappl more
Pivotal lightweight ranking will be on the line when Josh Thomson meets Bobby Green at UFC on FOX 12 this weekend (Sat., July 26, 2014) from San Jose, California. Will the well-traveled "Punk" inch closer to a title shot, or will the rising "King" prove he's ready to assume the throne? Read our fight preview to find out!
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweights Josh Thomson and Bobby Green will battle on the main card of UFC on FOX 12 this Saturday night (July 26, 2014), airing live at more