409 Search Results for josh barnett

Sep 3, 2012 11:58 am

BJPenn.Com Exclusive: Daniel Cormier on Frank Mir, Josh Barnett and Fighting in the UFC

  After Daniel Cormier defeated former UFC Heavyweight Champion Josh Barnett and captured the Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix Championship, fans and media alike knew a star was born. In his last three fights Cormier has beaten Jeff Monson, Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva and of course Barnett. Those are three fighters who have a hell of lot...

May 21, 2012 9:24 am

PHOTO | Josh Barnett Shows Off Nasty Hand Break Suffered Saturday | MMA NEWS

By: Jason Kindschy Following his loss to Daniel Cormier on Saturday, Josh Barnett explained to Mauro Ranallo that he broke his hand early in the first round of the Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix Final. Barnett put any doubts of his claim to rest Sunday when he posted an X-ray of his left hand on Twitter....

May 10, 2012 2:07 pm

Josh Barnett | "I believe I’m the best heavyweight out there in the world"

By Jamie McAllister Josh Barnett comments in an interview with MMAWeekly Radio. When asked when he would end up in the UFC. “It’s really unimportant. I think all the speculation is good for the people that enjoy the sport and they want to watch, and they want to be a part of that guessing game...


May 22, 2013 9:53 am

Josh “The Warmaster” Barnett Returns To UFC With Multi-Fight Deal

Josh Barnett’s fight career has been in a sort of limbo after the demise of Strikeforce. After initial negotiations with the Ultimate Fighting Championship couldn’t be agreed upon, the MMA world was left wondering what’s next for “The Warmaster”. However, USA Today Sports/MMA Junkie has confirmed Tuesday with promotion officials that the former UFC heavyweight...

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)....

Jan 29, 2016 7:35 am

WATCH! Joe Rogan breaks down Barnett vs. Rothwell

Ahead of this Saturday’s highly anticipated, high-stakes heavyweight fight between Josh Barnett and Ben Rothwell, UFC commentator Joe Rogan broke the bout down. Barnett is looking to build a 2-fight win streak, while Rothwell is looking to extend his win-streak to 4 and potentially get a title shot.

Sep 28, 2015 2:36 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Barnett and Hall make major jumps

UFC Fight Night 75 is in the books and some major changes were made to the official UFC rankings! Uriah Hall wasn’t even ranked in the top fifteen walking into Japan, but he catapulted himself into the top ten with his spinning kick/flying knee knockout against Gegard Mousasi. Check out what other changes were made...

Sep 27, 2015 2:04 pm

“Warmaster” Barnett sets new UFC record after 5 round battle with Nelson

Josh Barnett made a triumphant return to the octagon at “UFC Fight Night 75” on Saturday night when he clashed with fellow heavyweight Roy Nelson. While Barnett did not get the stoppage win, it was clear he was dominating the fight throughout and picked up an unanimous decision victory. The win was his first in...

Sep 27, 2015 10:47 am

WATCH! Barnett ‘not satisfied’ with unanimous decision victory

Josh Barnett and Roy Nelson duked it out in the main-event of “UFC Fight Night 75” and “The Warmaster” put on a striking clinic. Whether it was from a distance or within the clinch, Barnett blasted Nelson with enough shots to easily pick up the win by way of unanimous decision. Of course, Nelson landed...

Sep 27, 2015 9:39 am

UFC Fight Night 75 Reebok Payout: Barnett and Nelson make combined $20,000

Heavyweights Josh Barnett and Roy Nelson clashed in the octagon at “UFC Fight Night 75” and brought the fans in Japan to their feet. It was Uriah Hall who brought the crowd to their feet, though, when he landed a devastating spinning-heel kick/jumping knee combination on Gegard Mousasi in the co-main event. The Reebok payouts...

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 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...

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.,...

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 2:00 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 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 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...

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...

Sep 22, 2014 6:01 pm

Mark Hunt Wants Barnett Rematch In November

Mark Hunt is coming off a dominant second-round knockout over Roy Nelson at UFC Fight Night Japan this past weekend. The win catapaulted Hunt into the top 5 of the UFC’s heavyweight rankings. After the bout, Hunt stated that he would like to fight on the UFC’s card in Sydney Australia in November, but with...

Aug 14, 2014 5:01 pm

Barnett: ‘I would have crushed 100% Lesnar’

Former UFC heavyweight champion, Brock Lesnar didn’t get to leave the sport of Mixed Martial Arts in the same manner that he came in. Many point to his bout with diverticulitis as his reason for decline. Longtime Lesnar rep. Paul Heyman recently came out discussing the potential of what a healthy Lesnar could have been, and...

Aug 12, 2014 8:58 am

Galvao Wants Grappling Match With Barnett For Metamoris Title

After defeating Chael Sonnen in the main event of Metamoris 4 this past weekend, Andre Galvao has turned his sights to the man that upset Dean Lister in the co-main event of the same card, and won Metamoris’ inaugural title belt: Josh Barnett. Galvao spoke with MMAFighting about the potential matchup: “I would like to...

Aug 10, 2014 12:52 pm

QUICK TWITT | Pros React To Barnett’s Metamoris 4 Win Over Lister

Last night on pay-per-view former UFC heavyweight champion Josh Barnett submitted Dean Lister in the Metamoris 4 co-main event. (Replay HERE). As with most things, Pros took to twitter with their reaction: #Warmaster comes out like old school Frank Gotch! #CatchAsCatchCan #Metamoris4 — Shayna Baszler (@QoSBaszler) August 10, 2014 I have a feeling someone's getting...