Josh Barnett News

Aug 17, 2017 9:54 am

Josh Barnett Presents The World’s Most Metal Playlist

It’s time for a quick survey: Are you caught up on Japanese pro wrestling? Do you like to spend your days covered in grease, tinkering with badass American muscle cars? On a Friday night, are you more likely to be drinking from a goblet and playing Magic the Gathering than out at a club? Have...

Jul 2, 2017 2:54 pm

Travis Browne explains how he squashed his beef with Josh Barnett

Heading into his UFC 213 bout with Oleksiy Oliynyk, Travis Browne has been training with former UFC heavyweight champion Josh Barnett – a man he knocked out back in late 2013 with a series of hellacious elbows. In order to begin training with Barnett, Browne first had to squash his beef with the former champion. This...

Jan 9, 2017 10:05 am

MMA community reacts to anti-MMA comment in Meryl Streep speech

The most buzz-worthy moment of Sunday’s Golden Globes ceremony was a Meryl Streep speech that criticized not only Donald Trump and the sport of football, but also threw a subtle jab at mixed martial arts. “Who are we, and what is Hollywood anyway? It’s just a bunch of people from other places,” Streep said after...

Dec 27, 2016 8:43 pm

Josh Barnett fails out-of-competition drug test, UFC releases statement

News surfaced Tuesday evening that UFC heavyweight Josh Barnett had failed a USADA drug test earlier this month. According to UFC.com, Barnett failed a random out-of-competition drug test on December 9th. Unfortunately, this is the third time Barnett has failed a drug test during his time with the UFC. In 2001, Barnett failed his first...

Sep 4, 2016 8:28 am

Josh Barnett: “I’m sure a heavyweight championship fight could be in the future”

Former UFC heavyweight champion Josh Barnett scored a third-round submission victory over fellow former UFC title holder Andrei Arlovski in the main event of UFC Fight Night 93 last night in Hamburg, Germany. “The Warmaster”, who has gone 3-2 since returning to the UFC in August of 2013, was asked where he thinks he ranks...

Sep 4, 2016 8:04 am

VIDEO | Josh Barnett’s backstage interview

Former UFC heavyweight champion Josh Barnett secured a much needed victory last night at UFC Fight Night 93 in Hamburg, Germany, when he submitted former UFC title holder Andrei Arlovski in the evening’s main event. After a back and forth first-round which saw both fighters get rocked by punches early, Barnett was able to use...

Sep 4, 2016 5:55 am

Andrei Arlovski dismisses retirement talk following his submission loss to Barnett

Following a disappointing submission loss to grappling ace Josh Barnett at yesterday’s UFC Hamburg event, former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski spoke about the setback and discussed his fighting future: “At least he didn’t knock me out,” Arlovski said during Saturday’s post-fight press conference. “He just choked me.” To which Barnett replied, “I tried to (knock him out)....

Sep 3, 2016 2:37 pm

Pros react to Josh Barnett’s submission win over Andrei Arlovski

In the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Hamburg’ MMA legend Josh Barnett picked up yet another impressive win as he submitted former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski. Barnett’s win put him back in the win column after being submitted for the first time in his career by Ben Rothwell in his last fight. Below...

Sep 3, 2016 2:26 pm

VIDEO | Josh Barnett chokes Andrei Arlovski out cold

Official: Josh Barnett def. Andrei Arlovski by submission (rear naked choke) at 2:53 of the 3rd round. #UFCHamburg pic.twitter.com/EmfIakn8E9 — Classic UFC Moments (@UFCmoments) September 3, 2016 In the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Hamburg’ ‘The Warmaster’ Josh Barnett showcased his catch wrestling as he secured a beautiful takedown from the clinch, and followed...

Sep 2, 2016 11:16 pm

Josh Barnett Weighs in On Retirement Ahead of Andrei Arlovski Bout

This weekend, in the main event of the UFC’s latest trip to Germany, former heavyweight champions Josh Barnett and Andrei Arlovski will collide in a bout that is rich in implications. The loser of this heavyweight showdown will take a dangerous step down the rankings, probably to the outermost reaches of the division’s top-10. The...

Aug 29, 2016 6:58 pm

VIDEO | Watch Josh Barnett Decimate Frank Mir

This weekend, the UFC returns to beautiful Hamburg, Germany with an exciting night of fights. The card will be headlined by a showdown between Josh Barnett (34-8) and Andrei Arlovski (25-12)–two heavyweights that have been at it for years, yet still remain relevant players in this most unpredictable of divisions. In advance of this pivotal...

May 30, 2016 6:25 am

Andrei Arlovski vs. Josh Barnett headlines UFC Hamburg

A key heavyweight tilt between former UFC champions Andrei Arlovski and Josh Barnett will headline ‘UFC Hamburg’ this September in Germany. UFC officials made the announcement earlier today. Andrei Arlovski will be looking to snap a two-fight losing skid when he meets Barnett in Germany. “The Pit Bull” is coming off back-to-back TKO losses which...

Jan 30, 2016 7:03 am

WATCH! UFC on FOX 18 ‘Before the Bell’ with Frank Trigg

Ahead of tonight’s UFC on FOX 18 fight card in New Jersey, UFC Hall of Famer Frank Trigg broke down the event along with Nick Kalikas. The card features a pivotal light heavyweight scrap in the main event between Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson and Ryan ‘Darth’ Bader, with the winner likely getting a title shot against...

Jan 29, 2016 8:36 am

WATCH! Josh Barnett goes full pro-wrestling mode at open workouts

Yesterday we posted a clip of top ranked UFC heavyweight Josh Barnett putting on an elaborate show at the UFC on FOX 18 open workouts. Now, we have the full footage of Barnett’s WWE-style open workout footage ahead of his bout with Ben Rothwell this Saturday in New Jersey. One thing’s for sure…the UFC brass’...

Jan 28, 2016 12:02 pm

WATCH! Josh Barnett puts on elaborate show at open workouts

Guy came out of nowhere during #UFCNewJersey Open Workouts! @JoshLBarnett took care of that! A video posted by ufc (@ufc) on Jan 28, 2016 at 10:33am PST Josh Barnett hit the UFC Gym for open workouts ahead of his UFC on FOX 18 scrap against Ben Rothwell this Saturday in New Jersey, Several fighters on...