315 Search Results for josh barnett

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...

Jun 25, 2014 12:54 pm

Silva Blasts Barnett: ‘I’ll teach him the lessons his mother didn’t’

“I woke up this morning and saw his interview. He’s giving excuses because he’s scared. That’s the word. He says he won’t fight me because he doesn’t want to give me name and money with this fight, but the truth is he’s scared. “I think he should take a look at the rankings. I’m ranked...

Jun 24, 2014 5:03 am

Barnett Fires Back At Bigfoot, F*** Him

Josh Barnett joined Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour today to talk about Antonio Bigfoot Silva calling him out and how he isn’t willing to give Bigfoot the privilege of being in the cage with him. “I don’t really care (about Silva),” Barnett explained. “Here’s the thing, if you really didn’t like somebody, most people...

Dec 28, 2013 8:15 pm

UFC 168 Results: Browne Brutally Stops Barnett In One Minute

Travis Browne just sent a message to every single heavyweight in the UFC that he’s here to stay. They met in the middle of the octagon and neither man shied away from throwing heavy shots. Barnett tried to pin Browne against the cage and work the clinch, but Browne was having none of it and...

Dec 23, 2013 8:53 am

UFC 168’s Barnett on Browne: ‘It’s just another fight’

“It’s just another fight, man. The ring is still the same. It doesn’t matter if it’s just the two of us in the gym or if the world is watching. I’ve been doing this since I was a high school wrestler in Seattle and we’d get crowds for the meets. It’s nice people are interested...

Dec 12, 2013 3:47 pm

UFC wants Werdum to face the winner of Browne vs. Barnett

Since returning to the UFC in February of 2012, heavyweight contender Fabricio Werdum (17-5-1 MMA, 5-2 UFC) has gone 3-0, with impressive wins over Roy Nelson, Mike Russow and most recently ‘Big Nog.’ In late October, UFC president Dana White stated that the 36-year-old Brazilian, Werdum, would be the next man to challenge rating UFC heavyweight champion...

Oct 12, 2013 11:28 am

UFC 164 Salary Report: Mir, Barnett Top Fighter Pay

On August 31st the UFC hit Milwaukee’s Bradley Center for ‘UFC 164: Henderson vs. Pettis.’ The event, which aired live on pay-per-view, featured a main event between Benson Henderson and Anthony Pettis for the UFC’s lightweight title. Anthony Pettis made short work of, then champion, Benson Henderson by submitting him in the first round to...

Aug 26, 2013 9:55 am

Barnett Ready To Defend ‘His’ UFC Title Against Frank Mir

“When I walk in the ring, in my mind, I’m making my first title defense. That’s the way I see it. We’ve always been in different places, even when he was fighting for titles. No one ever took my belt from me, so I don’t know what belt they were swinging around, but that wasn’t...

Jul 12, 2013 9:02 am

Josh Thomson Issues Warning To Pettis, Threatens Removal From Title Picture

Josh Thomson and Anthony Pettis have started to heat up their exchanges through social media. The potential lightweight matchup would solidify one of them as the true number one contender in the UFC’s lightweight division, but for whatever reason, this fight has yet to be booked. Check out their exchange of words, including Thomsons Warning...

Jul 9, 2013 11:27 am

Mir Warned Not To Pull Guard Against Barnett

“This is not a case of who’s better and who’s worse, it’s a case of who’s on the up slope and who’s on the down slope and who’s in better shape. Frank’s on the way down and Josh is coming in, so he’s going to be on his way up. There’s a lot of pressure...

May 22, 2012 6:55 pm

"Strikeforce Barnett vs. Cormier" Medical Suspensions Report | MMA NEWS

After a tremendous card that saw several hard fought battles including two epic title fights, medical suspensions were bound to come next. The year-long Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix wrapped up last Saturday as Daniel Cormier took on Josh Barnett in the main event and Gilbert Melendez looked to defend his lightweight title against Josh Thomson....