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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 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 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 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 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 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...

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 ‏@DanPhillips1988 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...

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...

Nov 4, 2014 12:41 pm

Josh Barnett and Mirko Cro Cop set for Inoki Bom-Ba-Ye 2014 in Japan

A current UFC and former UFC heavyweight have been added to Inoki Bom-Ba-Ye 2014, an event that takes place on Dec. 31, inside Ryogoku Kokugikan in Tokyo, Japan. Before you get to excited, you may want to know that the two fan favorites will not be fighting. Well, Cro Cop will be fighting, just not...

Oct 19, 2014 9:01 am

Steven Seagal And Josh Barnett Set To Go Head To Head In Action Thriller

In an upcoming action movie titled ‘Absolution’ former UFC heavyweight champion, and Metamoris heavyweight champion Josh Barnett will find himself going against the man who takes credit for Anderson Silva’s legendary front kick KO, but has never actually coached Silva, Steven Seagal. See the trailer below, and catch Barnett sporting a suit as he plots...

Sep 24, 2014 4:40 am

Josh Barnett & Mark Hunt Mutually Agree To Scrap

UFC heavyweights Josh Barnett and Mark Hunt have mutually agreed to a fight. The two originally fought under the PRIDE FC banner back in 2006, Barnett winning via kimura. Fast forward 8 years, and the two are looking to lock em up one more time. Check it: I get why @markhunt1974 would want to rematch...

Aug 31, 2014 3:53 pm

gif. | Josh Barnett Slaps Shayna Baszler

Prior to her UFC 177 fight against Bethe Correia, Shayna Baszler got the taste slapped out of her mouth by Josh Barnett, who appeared to be trying to fire Shayna up.

Aug 19, 2014 3:28 pm

Josh Barnett Is In No Rush To Fight In The UFC Again

After winning the Metamoris heavyweight championship earlier this month, Josh Barnett says he’s in no rush to respond to Jared Rosholt’s callout and return to the UFC. His words: “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...

Aug 9, 2014 8:08 pm

REPLAY! – Josh Barnett Submits Dean Lister – Metamoris 4 Results

In tonight’s Metamoris 4 co-main event, UFC heavyweight Josh Barnett defeated Dean Lister, forcing him to tap near the buzzer. The replay is above. For those wishing to stream tonight’s event, Metamoris 4 is available for viewing for $30.00 at Metamoris.com.