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 >>
And if UFC officials choose to stage an interim title fight, the Aldo camp won't mind; as long as they do the same for the lightweight and heavyweight divisions, too. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) CEO Lorenzo Fertitta recently revealed that he would consider creating an interim featherweight title if division champion Jose Aldo wasn't cleared to return to the Octagon in late October.
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RIO DE JANEIRO -- Jose Aldo is not medically cleared to train yet, and the possibility of creating an interim title won’t make him rush back to the Octagon.
UFC co-owner Lorenzo Fertitta admitted earlier this month that the promotion could create an interim title if the featherweight champion from Nova Uniao couldn’t return to the Octagon by October.
"No chance at all," Aldo’s coach and manager Andre Pederneiras said of the possibility of rushing his rehab to avoid an interim title.
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"Rush" left on a high note -- 12 straight wins -- a remarkable achievement that has his former nemesis a bit jealous.
After defending his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight title for a division-record ninth consecutive time against Johny Hendricks at UFC 167 in Nov. 2013, Georges St-Pierre announced that he would relinquish his title and take an indefinite leave of absence from mixed martial arts (MMA).
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LAS VEGAS – Check out the full media scrum with UFC 175 women’s bantamweight challenger Alexis Davis from Las Vegas.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>
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At 35 and in what he believes is the prime of his career, Andrei Arlovski is treating his return to the UFC like his first time there.Filed under: News, Only on Junkie, UFC Tagged: Andrei Arlovski, UFC 174 read news >>
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It's hard to see the previously-dominant "Rush" looking so vulnerable.
Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre tore the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in his left knee last month while wrestling, forcing him to go under the knife and endure several months on the sidelines.
Phase one of his recovery is now complete.
St. Pierre "feels good" after releasing a picture of his puffy knee on Twitter. The self-described "bionic" man insists his latest surge read news >>
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While Robbie Lawler is confident another UFC title fight will come his way before the end of his career, the 32-year-old insists he won’t be upset if some time passes prior to it coming to fruition. Filed under: Featured, MMA Rumors, News, Only on Junkie, UFC (...) read news >>
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Michael McDonald entered UFC on FOX 9 -- which took place Dec. 14, 2013 at Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California -- looking to get a Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Bantamweight title shot with a win over Urijah Faber. Three months later, all he has to show for his performance is "a big bump on my hand."
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Bantamweight contenders Urijah Faber and Michael McDonald squared off in a pivotal showdown in the co-main of UFC on FOX 9 (watch full fight video read news >>
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UFC welterweight Martin Kampmann is burned out, in need of time away from the daily grind of being a high-level MMA fighter. That’s why he’s taking an undetermined hiatus from competition. Filed under: Featured Videos, News, Radio Highlight, UFC, Videos Tagged: Martin (...) read news >>
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Will Chope found MMA while serving as an Air Force civil engineer in Guam, and quickly seized upon the sport as a way to make a fresh start. Filed under: News, Only on Junkie, UFC Tagged: Max Holloway, UFC Fight Night 34, Will Chope read news >>