Five Strikeforce fighters were drug tested in Oklahoma over the weekend, including past transgressors Nate Marquardt and Josh Barnett.
Josh Barnett needed only 2:11 to dispatch Nandor Guelmino with an arm-triangle choke in their heavyweight bout on Saturday night, but “The Warmaster” was well compensated for his efforts.
The Strikeforce: Marquardt vs. Saffiedine fighter salaries were released to MMAWeekly.com on Monday with Josh Barnett, Gegard Mousasi, and Daniel Cormier heading the payroll.
Josh Barnett walked into Strikeforce as one of the heaviest favorites on the card against relative unknown Nandor Guelmino, and he treated him as such.
MMAWeekly Radio returns for Wednesday's show with Strikeforce fighters Josh Barnett and Kurt Holobaugh as well as the best debate in all of MMA.
Coming off his loss to Daniel Cormier in the Strikeforce grand prix final, Josh Barnett will try to bounce back Saturday when he takes on Nandor Guelmino in the promotion’s final event.
Josh Barnett only concerns himself with what matters most and right now that's fighting on Jan. 12, but after that if he's supposed to end up in the UFC, that's where he'll end up.
It's been more than 10 years since Josh Barnett last stepped foot in the UFC Octagon, but following his last fight in Strikeforce in January, he could potentially have the chance to return.
Former UFC heavyweight champion Josh Barnett finally has a date and opponent for his final fight under the Strikeforce banner.
Strikeforce heavyweight Josh Barnett will get one more fight inside the hexagonal cage before the promotion closes up shop in 2013.