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Sep 16, 2015 7:41 pm

Josh Barnett Has No Plans To Compete At Metamoris Ever Again

UFC heavyweight Josh Barnett made headlines earlier this week when he was said to be competing against Chael Sonnen at the next Metamoris event. Who said that? Sonnen himself. Unfortunately, Barnett had no idea what he was talking about and said that he was not scheduled to go against Sonnen. Now, Barnett’s manager is taking...

Sep 15, 2015 9:23 pm

Josh Barnett Says Nothing Is Official For Chael Sonnen Match

UFC heavyweight Josh Barnett was apparently scheduled to face off against former UFC fighter Chael Sonnen at the next Metamoris event, according to Sonnen. Well, Barnett isn’t sure what he’s talking about and says there is no contract at this time. But, he did say he wouldn’t mind giving Sonnen a free grappling lesson. Here’s...

Sep 14, 2015 8:13 am

Chael Sonnen returns to action against Josh Barnett at Metamoris!

When fans think of the premier fight promotions of the world, names like the Ultimate Fighting Championship and Bellator MMA come spring to mind. In the grappling world, however, the choices are slim for professional jiu-jitsu players. Lucky for fans of the sport, that is changing now that Metamoris events and Eddie Bravo Invitational tournaments...

Sep 13, 2015 6:47 am

Roy Nelson reacts to Josh Barnett’s “Gravy Injection” accusations

Josh Barnett is set to return to the land of the rising sun on September 27, 2015 when he squares off with fellow heavyweight Roy Nelson at UFC Fight Night 75. The fight will be Barnett’s first since his loss to Travis Browne in December 2013, but he wasted no time in making this a...


Sep 12, 2015 4:22 pm

‘Big Country’ Planning ‘Revenge Tour’ Following Josh Barnett Fight

UFC heavyweight and fan favorite Roy ‘Big Country’ Nelson will be stepping back into the octagon when he faces off with Josh Barnett at UFC Fight Night 75 in Saitama, Japan inside Saitama Super Arena on Sept. 27, 2015. Ahead of that fight Nelson stopped by AXS TV and said that after he takes on...

Sep 2, 2015 3:22 am

REPLAY! Josh Barnett Makes Quick Work Of Mark Hunt In Pride

Check out the video below, released by the UFC, showing the fight between current UFC heavyweights Josh Barnett and Mark Hunt as they battled it out in Pride FC. As soon as the fight hit the mat it was basically a wrap for the submission grappling ace Barnett who forced Hunt to tap out with...

Aug 26, 2015 4:10 pm

‘UFC Fight Night 75: Barnett vs. Nelson’ Set With 11 Bouts

UFC Fight Night: 75 is set with its official lineup. The event is scheduled to take place on Sept. 26 from Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. In the night’s main event we’ll get to see two fan favorite heavyweights square off, when Roy Nelson takes on Josh Barnett. Due to the obvious time difference,...

Aug 21, 2015 1:41 pm

Barnett vs. McGee, The UFC’s Only Super-Heavyweight Scrap In History (Full Fight)

In the UFC’s first and only super-heavyweight bout, two unbeaten behemoths battled in their Octagon debuts as catch-wrestling ace Josh “Baby-Faced Assassin” Barnett aimed to fell the 6’10” Gan “The Giant” McGee. Catch Barnett’s upcoming fight against heavy hitter Roy Nelson at Fight Night Japan. The Best Training Room You’ll Probably Ever See — D.C.,...

Aug 19, 2015 11:44 am

Josh Barnett: ‘The WWE Doesn’t Want Me To Upend Their Show’

UFC heavyweight Josh Barnett will return to the octagon in Sept. and take on Roy Nelson in Japan. Barnett has spent some time away from the octagon, wrestling and doing commentary for New Japan Pro Wrestling. The man Joe Rogan calls the greatest catch wrestler is an avid fan of pro wrestling but has never...

Jun 1, 2015 6:18 am

‘Josh Barnett… YOU’RE NEXT’

Hector Lombard is looking for action away from the octagon after getting suspended for a full year, and it looks like he has his sights set on Metamoris Heavyweight Champion Josh Barnett! Lombard has been keeping busy in the gym and and will be competing at a major ADCC event this summer. I want you...

May 26, 2015 12:59 pm

Lombard Explains His Beef With Barnett, And It Started With A Broken Nose

UFC welterweight Hector Lombard talks about his beef with Josh Barnett and why he’s been calling the UFC heavyweight out. On an episode of Submission Radio Lombard went into detail about why the two men have issues with each other. Apparently it had something to do with a broken nose. “I’ve actually been calling Josh Barnett...

May 14, 2015 10:00 am

BEEF! “Big Country” and Barnett Go At It On Twitter

The heavyweight bout between Roy Nelson and Josh Barnett is already starting to heat up! The bout was made official late Wednesday night and Nelson has taken to social media to create some hype: I HOPE @UFC DRUG TESTING IS IN EFFECT by then 😉 Right @GeorgesStPierre @arielhelwani pic.twitter.com/nW0haVT4Yy — Roy Nelson (@roynelsonmma) May 14,...

May 14, 2015 2:12 am

Barnett & Nelson to Coach New UFC Reality Show, Will Fight in September

The Ultimate Fighting Championship will be returning to Japan in September with an event headlined by heavyweights Josh Barnett and Roy Nelson! Their bout will be the finale of a brand new UFC reality show where the heavyweights will be rivaling coaches. Ken Berger, General Manager of UFC Asia, announced that Barnett and Nelson will...

May 14, 2015 2:10 am

Chael Sonnen Hints At Metamoris Bout with Josh Barnett

Josh Barnett walked out of “Metamoris 6″ with another submission victory under his belt as he made Ryron Gracie tap to a toe-hold. Barnett retained his heavyweight championship, and Chael Sonnen wants to be next in line for a shot at the gold. Even though Chael Sonnen and Renato Sobral grappled to a time-limit draw,...

May 14, 2015 2:00 am

Roy Nelson Cleans Up Diet Ahead Of Barnett Scrap…. NOT!

Roy Nelson and Josh Barnett recently signed the contracts to make their heavyweight bout in September official. Nelson celebrated the news being released in typical “Big Country” fashion: by eating a Donut-Burger. Late Snack, my wife loves me, I am going to sleep like a baby 2night @Daniel_DeSanto @BumpyKnuckles @therealrussellp #donutburger Posted by Roy "Big...

May 12, 2015 5:39 pm

Joe Rogan Pays Josh Barnett The Ultimate Grappler’s Compliment

Josh Barnett proved to be one of the best grapplers on the planet this past weekend when he submitted Ryron Gracie at “Metamoris 6”. Joe Rogan thinks Barnett may be one of the best catch-wrestlers of all time, though. Is @JoshLBarnett the greatest Catch Wrestler of all time? I know he won't admit it, but...

May 11, 2015 7:17 am

GRACIE BREAKDOWN! Josh Barnett vs. Ryron Gracie

Ryron Gracie is a class act. Right after losing to Josh Barnett in their Metamoris match, he joined Rener Gracie to break it down. Check out the full Gracie Breakdown above. By: Ryan C. Miller | @ryancmiller1630 THIS IS NOT A DRILL! Ronda Rousey’s Intense Judo Workout — WATCH!

May 9, 2015 7:48 pm

Metamoris 6 Results: Barnett Makes Gracie Tap Out to Toehold

Josh Barnett proved his dominance in the world of grappling as he finished Ryron Gracie in the main-event of Metamoris 6. Gracie looked phenomenal for someone who took such a high-profile fight on only three days notice. There was a long feeling out process at the beginning where Ryron and Barnett stayed standing. Barnett mentioned...

May 9, 2015 9:36 am

“Metamoris 6: Barnett vs. Gracie” Live Event Results

Metamoris is BACK with their sixth event set to air live at 6:00 PM ET on Saturday evening. The event is stacked from top to bottom featuring a heavyweight championship bout between Josh Barnett and late replacement Ryron Gracie. Gracie stepped in for an injured Roberto Abreu. UFC vets Joe Lauzon and Chael Sonnen will...

May 9, 2015 9:00 am

METAMORIS 6: Josh Barnett vs Ryron Gracie Countdown

Check out Josh Barnett vs Ryron Gracie as they prepare for METAMORIS 6 on Saturday, May 9th at 3:00 PM PST. Barnett was originally supposed to defend his heavyweight title against Roberto Abreu, but he was forced to pull out of the bout due to an injury. THIS IS NOT A DRILL! Ronda Rousey’s Intense...

May 6, 2015 5:00 pm

Josh Barnett to Defend Title Against Ryron Gracie at Metamoris 6

Josh Barnett was originally scheduled to defend his heavyweight championship against Roberto Abreu at Metamoris 6. However, Metamoris officials have announced that Abreu is being forced to pull out of the fight due to injury. As a result of this, Barnett will now be squaring off with Ryron Gracie on short notice. Josh Barnett did...

May 5, 2015 10:42 am

“Metamoris 6: Barnett vs. Abreu” Will Take Place in Empty Arena

Metamoris will be taking a page out of the Baltimore Orioles’ book this Saturday when they send heavyweights Josh Barnett and Roberto Abreu out to the mats to main-event “Metamoris 6″… in front of nobody. Sage Gracie, Metamoris’ director of operations, confirmed that the event will be closed off to media and fans. The only...

Apr 20, 2015 9:07 am

Josh Barnett: ‘I Can Beat Anybody In The World’

    UFC vet Josh Barnett hasn’t fought since his KO loss to Travis Browne back in 2013. But, the heavyweight says he still believes that he can beat anyone on any day. In a recent interview with MMAWeekly, Barnett basically said those exact words. “I can beat anybody in the world on any day,...

Mar 30, 2015 10:40 am

Josh Barnett Is Ready To Take Travis Browne’s ‘F**king Head Off’

  Longtime UFC vet Josh Barnett recently spoke with UFC commentator/comedian Joe Rogan and had a lot to say about his past fight with Travis Browne. Barnett said he felt disrespected and would love to have a rematch with ‘Hapa’ so he could “take his f**king head off.” Read some of what he had to...

Mar 17, 2015 1:36 pm

Josh Barnett And Roy Nelson Agree To Fight

An intriguing heavyweight fight between Roy “Big Country” Nelson and Josh Barnett has been agreed upon by the fighters. While nowhere near official, the two heavyweights have agreed to square off, following a discussion on twitter. Check it: Daniel Phillips [email protected] Hey @roynelsonmma, Would you be open to performing at @MetamorisPro ? Would love to...

Feb 23, 2015 8:32 pm

Josh Barnett Wishes CM Punk The Best In UFC Career

Since the UFC signed CM Punk, there has been a lot of talk about whether or not the UFC was cheapening its brand by signing a prospect with zero professional, or amateur MMA experience. While there is no timetable for when CM Punk will make his UFC debut, he has been training at Roufusport gym...

Feb 17, 2015 1:52 pm

Barnett: ‘Calling out Lesnar and CM Punk cowardly’

“That would be huge business. It would be a great match to make happen. I can never make that, I could never force the issue. But I’ve always put my voice out there in terms of wanting that fight. Then again, at this point it just sounds like I’m joining the chorus of all the...

Jan 14, 2015 5:02 am

UFC Heavyweight Josh Barnett Breaks Down Velasquez vs. Werdum

“Werdum is known to be quite good on the ground and I don’t know, I actually don’t believe he would have any hesitation in throwing big knees and kicks,” Barnett stated. “It’s the usual sort of thing where he might say, well, you know, ‘I don’t want that guy to have the opportunity to punch...