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UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt is looking to return to the octagon in November against Josh Barnett. Following his KO victory against Roy Nelson, Mark Hunt is pushing for a quick turnaround in Sydney this coming November. The opponent that he has in mind for the event is 'The Warmaster' Josh Barnett, whom he faced eight years ago in PRIDE. "I was thinking, Josh Barnett, he's one above me at number five, maybe Dana can put me and him on that show, on Sydney," Hunt said on Monday's edition of The MMA H read news >>

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And the "Super Samoan" is confident he'll win this time around, because he never loses rematches. Mark Hunt returned to the Octagon in spectacular fashion this past weekend (Sat., Sept. 20, 2014) at UFC Fight Night 52 in Saitama, Japan by knocking out Roy Nelson in round two of their-much anticipated heavyweight showdown. Full video highlights here. The win was Hunt's fifth in his last seven outings inside the cage, shooting him into the top five in the division rankings (see them) and getting h read news >>

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After doing what most thought was impossible and knocking out Roy Nelson with one punch last weekend, Mark Hunt is in the mood to call his shots. And who can blame him? The 40-year old New Zealand native and Sydney resident is soaring in rare air, two decades into his combat sports career. The victory over Nelson put him at 5-1-1 in his past seven UFC fights, and has nudged him toward the top of the heavyweight division. And Hunt has just the fight in mind to help get him in position for a poten read news >>

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The very idea of a fight between Mark Hunt and Josh Barnett is enough to unfurl long involuntary strings of slobber from Brian Stann’s mouth. "You’ve got me drooling over that one," he told his fellow commentator Mike Goldberg at the proposition, just minutes after Hunt became the first man to dispatch Roy Nelson via knockout. If Hunt inspires that kind of reaction in chiseled men of character, imagine what he does to people who are easily awed? People like me, who watched the end sequence at le read news >>

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If the success of Eddie Bravo over Royler Gracie and Josh Barnett over Dean Lister at Metamoris have taught us anything, it's not that jiu-jitsu is a weak or overrated art. It's that, like all forms of grappling, it has its own seat of weaknesses. In a pure jiu-jitsu competition, particularly in the gi, such foibles aren't readily apparent. But tinker with the rules, expand the margins of what's allowed and alternative forms of grappling (or uncommon ideas even within jiu-jitsu) begin to demonst read news >>

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A middleweight bout between Luke Barnett and Roger Narvaez, and a heavyweight bout between Jared Rosholt vs. Oleksiy Oliynyk, have been slated for the UFC Fight Night 57 event on Nov. 22.Barnatt (8-1) will try to bounce back from his first career loss against Narvaez. The Brit lost via split decision to Sean Strickland at UFC Fight Night 41 this past May.Narvaez (6-1) is also coming into the fight after his first career loss. He suffered a second-round TKO defeat to Patrick Cummins at UFC Fight read news >>

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Having been a fan of MMA back to the early days of Pancrase and training with Josh Barnett, Davey Richards turned his love of the sport into a heavy influence on his TNA Impract Wrestling persona. read news >>

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UFC heavyweight Josh Barnett is open to the suggested Jared Rosholt fight, but doubts he will be back in the octagon anytime soon. Josh Barnett is in no rush to get back into the octagon. The former heavyweight champion has not been seen in MMA action since his last octagon outing at UFC 168, where he lost to Travis Browne in the opening minute of the bout. Since then, Barnett has filmed a straight-to-DVD movie in Romania with Steven Seagal and Vinnie Jones titled "Mercenary: Absolution." Most r read news >>

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When will "The Warmaster" return to the Octagon? Josh Barnett says he isn't too sure, as his projects away from the cage have been keeping him pretty busy as of late. Since losing to Travis Browne at UFC 168 back on Dec. 28, 2013 (video), not much has been heard from Josh Barnett, as far as the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) side of things is concerned. "The Warmaster" has been keeping pretty busy outside of the Octagon, though, as he recently competed in the co-main event of Metamoris 4 a read news >>

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Josh Barnett looks back at his win at Metamoris and ahead to what's next for him. read news >>

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Josh Barnett had an answer on Monday for Jared Rosholt, the UFC heavyweight fighter who recently called Barnett out over Twitter. "It's unusual for someone to actually call me out for once," the former UFC heavyweight champion said on Monday's edition of The MMA Hour. "But I mean, I guess if there was a possibility to make that fight, I would show the world exactly why I'm not the one call out." Just don't expect Barnett to rearrange his schedule to make the fight. Barnett hasn't been seen in th read news >>

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