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Sep 26, 2015 10:41 am

Nelson: ‘This Is The Scariest Time To Fight Barnett’

On Saturday night in Japan, UFC heavyweights Roy Nelson and Josh Barnett will square off in the main event of UFC Fight Night: Japan. For Nelson this is a somewhat of a must win, in the sense of staying relative in the division. He’s lost two straight, to Alistair Overeem and Mark Hunt, and is...

Sep 26, 2015 4:29 am

UFC Heavyweight Josh Barnett Looks Completely Different Ahead Of Nelson Fight

On Saturday night UFC heavyweights Josh Barnett and Roy Nelson will face off in the octagon at UFC Fight Night: Japan. The big guys will collide in the night’s main event. Nelson hasn’t seen action in the octagon since his loss to Travis Browne, all the way back in Dec. of 2013. In that fight...

Sep 25, 2015 10:57 am

Josh Barnett: ‘I Gave Up Chasing Championships A Long Time Ago’

Ex-UFC champ Josh Barnett is set to collide with Roy ‘Big Country’ Nelson at Saturday’s UFC Fight Night: Japan event. Barnett is coming off of a loss to Travis Browne, all the way back in Dec. of 2013, where he was stopped with brutal elbows. Before that he was on a two fight win steak....


Sep 23, 2015 4:50 am

Josh Barnett On Fedor: ‘I Knew He Was Not Going To Go To The UFC’

UFC heavyweight Josh Barnett will face off with Roy Nelson this Saturday in Japan. Just this past Saturday we found out that another MMA heavyweight will be headlining a big card in Japan. Yes during Bellator ‘Dynamite’ it was announced that Fedor Emelianenko would be returning from retirement and headlining a New Years Eve event...

Sep 23, 2015 3:42 am

Josh Barnett’s Favorite Pride Fight –– WATCH!

UFC heavyweight contender Josh Barnett (33-7 MMA) will fight in Japan for the first time since 2010 this weekend, when he squares off with Roy Nelson (20-11 MMA) in the headlining bout of UFC Fight Night 75. Barnett became a superstar in Japan while fighting under the PRIDE banner, posting a record of 6-3 with...

Sep 22, 2015 7:01 am

Joe Rogan Breaks Down Barnett vs Nelson

UFC Fight Night Japan: Josh Barnett vs. Roy Nelson goes down this Saturday and will showcase a pretty exciting heavyweight in the main event, between Barnett and Nelson. It’s sure to be an exciting one and one that has a good chance of ending quickly. Gegard Mousasi and Uriah Hall will also meet in the...

Sep 20, 2015 4:21 pm

Josh Barnett: ‘I’m one of the best fighters in the world’

Josh Barnett is less than a week away from making his return to the “Land of the Rising Sun” where he will clash with fellow heavyweight Roy “Big Country” Nelson. The fight will take place at “UFC Fight Night 75” in the Saitama Super Arena. Barnett has not graced the octagon with his presence since...

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...