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  • 2 years ago
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UFC president Dana White told members of the media following the UFC on Fuel TV 7 pre-fight press conference on Wednesday that they’re still open to Barnett becoming part of the UFC roster of heavyweights. read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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Former UFC heavyweight champion Josh Barnett had no problem with the UFC signing pro wrestling star CM Punk. He does, however, take issue with experienced mixed martial artists who have lined up to call out the man who otherwise goes by the name of Phil Brooks, who has yet to have an MMA fight. Barnett mocked Punk's would-be foes on a recent edition of The MMA Hour. "Okay dude, you've got like 30 fights and won like three little titles in other organizations and now you want to fight the guy wit read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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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 >>

  • 6 months ago
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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 >>

  • 6 months ago
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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 >>

  • 6 months ago
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Chael Sonnen ignored Nevada Athletic Commission’s fine threats and went on with his grappling match with Andre Galvao at Metamoris 4, and the night didn’t end well for the UFC veteran. Galvao, a two-time ADCC winner and two-time jiu-jitsu world champion, showed why he’s the world’s best grappler and tapped the wrestler with a rear-naked choke 14 minutes into the no-gi match on Saturday night in Los Angeles. "It was exactly as I expected it to be," Galvao told MMAFighting.com. "I knew he would be read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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While most of Strikeforce's top talent has already made the move to the UFC, Josh Barnett remains the most prominent fighter not yet making his way to the Octagon. read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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UFC middleweight and Ultimate Fighter veteran Josh Samman says that fighters should be enthusiastically embracing Zuffa's new expanded drug testing regime and stiffer penalties instead of greeting them with a deafening silence. Open arms: that is the manner in which each and every fighter on the UFC roster should be welcoming the newly planned PED drug testing policy. Instead, the whole day, MMA media raged with updates and emerging details of an announcement that may end up having the heaviest read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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UFC heavyweight Josh Barnett discusses his interest in a match-up against Brock Lesnar, as well as his desire to return to fighting. read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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That said, "The Warmaster" would like to face Lesnar because there is real interest in a fight between two pro wrestlers and it's good for business. Aside from calling out Michael Bisping, it seems clamoring for a bout against CM Punk and Brock Lesnar is all the rage these days in the world of mixed martial arts (MMA). From Alistair Overeem calling for a rematch against Brock -- despite already beating him -- to Al IaQuinta, Derek Brunson, and the aforementioned Bisping asking to be the first to read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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Former UFC heavyweight champion Josh Barnett is ready to end an Octagon hiatus that is well into its 14th month. And if things broke the right way, there's one specific fight he wouldn't mind targeting for a comeback. Like Barnett, there's another former UFC heavyweight champion out there who also has a pro wrestling background, a gentleman you may have heard of named Brock Lesnar. Lesnar's World Wrestling Entertainment contract is coming due sometime this spring, and speculation has run rampant read news >>

  • a month ago
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Barnett breaks down how he sees the UFC Heavyweight championship unification fight will go, and his thoughts on Jon Jones' positive test for cocaine use. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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LAS VEGAS -- Josh Burkman talks about returning to the UFC for the first time since 2008, how getting released was the best thing to happen to him, his wife about to give birth to their second child, how he got back in the UFC, and more. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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The moment the signing of Phillip Brooks (CM Punk) was announced, I suddenly had a new appreciation for Conor McGregor. I might not have agreed that he should get the next shot at Jose Aldo, but at least he has a true MMA background and is a proven competitor. I have nothing against Brooks for wanting to test himself in real competition. In fact, I find that highly admirable. If any rancor about his signing exists, it should be leveled at the UFC decision-makers, not Brooks. We all get why Brook read news >>

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