Archive: Josh Barnett

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...

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 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. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

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 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...

Jun 30, 2014 2:41 pm

TRT Ban Forces ‘Bigfoot’ Into Pituitary Gland Surgery

“I will have to do the surgery again after my next fight, and then I will be cleared to train again in four or six weeks. I will have to do the surgery again since I can’t take testosterone (replacement therapy). Some use it for ego, but (the TRT ban) is a problem for those...

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 25, 2014 5:03 am

QUICK TWITT | Bigfoot Silva & Josh Barnett Engage In Twitter Beef

It’s no secret that Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva doesn’t like Josh Barnett. Earlier in the week Josh Barnett talked about how the beef started, and why he isn’t going to fight Bigfoot. Yesterday night Josh Barnett posted a link to his new podcast that debuted: Josh Barnett Conquers The World. Shortly after that Bigfoot Silva posted...

Jun 25, 2014 5:02 am

Josh Barnett Conquers The World Episode 1

Earlier this week news emerged that Josh Barnett was going to be hosting his own podcast called “Josh Barnett Conquers The World” today we bring you the first episode of that podcast, which airs on, with special guest: Shayna Bazler. Enjoy! Video: Josh Barnett Conquers The World (Shayna Bazler) Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

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...

Jun 23, 2014 5:18 pm

Josh Barnett: “I Want To Fight Everybody”

Former UFC heavyweight champion Josh Barnett spoke with at Glory 17: Last Man Standing this past weekend to catch up and talk about “The Warmaster’s” future with the UFC, why he called out Junior Dos Santos, and his upcoming Metamoris match against Dean Lister. “I want to fight everybody, but honestly, it was my...

Jun 19, 2014 6:18 am

Josh Barnett Campaigning For JDS Bout

Josh Barnett is a hard-hitting heavyweight with an impressive resume spanning 17 years and a professional record of 33-7. While he’s made a name for himself in K1 MMA, Pride, and Strikeforce, Barnett is still hoping to show what he’s really made of in the UFC heavyweight division. Barnett’s first run through the UFC saw...

May 30, 2014 6:33 am

Bigfoot Silva Wants Josh Barnett When He Returns

We learned from the most recent episode of UFC Tonight, that UFC heavyweight Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva is already eyeing a certain someone for his next fight. That being said whoever he ends up fighting will have to wait four more months due to the fact that Silva is currently serving a 9 month suspension for...

Apr 24, 2014 7:53 am

Josh Barnett Injury-Free And Ready To Return To The Octagon

It looks like “The Baby-Faced Assa…” er, “The Warmaster” is ready for his return to the cage. After being put on the sidelines in February due to an unspecific knee injury (first reported by Ariel Helwani on UFC Tonight), Josh Barnett has undergone the necessary rehabilitation and is ready to get back into the hunt...

Apr 14, 2014 9:32 am

Josh Barnett Wants Rubber Match With ‘Big Nog’

Back in PRIDE FC, Josh Barnett and ‘Big Nog’ had an epic two-fight series that left each man 1-1. Now, eight-years removed from their last encounter, and Barnett wants a third fight for all the glory. Check it: I don't really feel like he won the 2nd fight. I did all the damage, sub attempts,...

Feb 4, 2014 6:23 am

Rogan Skeptical On Anderson Silva Return, Says Risk Of Breaking Leg Again There

“Maybe. Dana’s a promoter. He wants [Silva] to fight by the end of the year. Anderson wants to fight, too, but there’s a real danger of that thing breaking again. You’ve got to make sure that it’s completely healed up before you check it again. [Opponents] are going to do the exact same thing. Anybody...

Feb 4, 2014 6:02 am

FREE FIGHT VIDEO | Rousey vs. Tate II (Full Fight)

Last year in the UFC 168 co-main event Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate squared off for the UFC bantamweight title. Catch the full fight replay in the player above. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Jan 29, 2014 8:17 am

Dana White won’t say if UFC 169’s Mir vs. Overeem loser will have to leave town

UFC President Dana White is not sure if the loser of this weekend’s heavyweight bout between Frank Mir (16-8 MMA, 14-8 UFC) and Alistair Overeem (36-13 MMA, 1-2 UFC) will be handed a pink-slip from the organization. “It appears that way,” stated the UFC President Dana White to reporters on Monday. “I don’t ever like...

Jan 22, 2014 9:51 am

Soares: ‘I Wouldn’t Say Weidman Beat Silva, But He Won The Fight’

“Regardless, he won the fight. I wouldn’t say he beat him, but he won the fight. He won the competition and you have to congratulate him — what he’s done nobody’s ever been able to do, one of them is knock out Anderson Silva and the other thing is beat Anderson Silva twice. Nobody’s ever...

Jan 21, 2014 12:46 pm

The UFC’s Bad Guys: Former Champs Who Beef With Dana And The UFC

It’s no secret or surprise that Dana White has stirred up his fair share of controversy during his years as UFC president. And although there are countless people that he has had disagreements with its the ex-champs of the organization that seem to stand out amongst the crowd. The most infamous spat is most likely...

Jan 21, 2014 6:27 am

Travis Browne: (Josh Barnett) is an entertainer before he is a fighter.”

Josh Barnett was handed one of the most devastating losses of his extensive career by the hands (or elbows rather) of Travis Browne at UFC 168 last December in Las Vegas, Nevada. Browne finished Barnett via knockout in the very first round. After the loss, Barnett seemed to be more focused on his own mistakes...

Jan 14, 2014 10:08 am

Josh Barnett’s 12-step program to become “The Warmaster” once again.

Josh Barnett returned to the Octagon recently. However, his second go around is not going nearly as well as his first. This past December, Barnett faced off against the up-and-coming force that is Travis Browne. Josh became the victim of some of Browne’s most vicious elbows to date at UFC 168. (Here is the video...

Jan 13, 2014 5:17 pm

Soares Calls Weidman’s Wins Controversial, Says Anderson Will Return

“I believe he’ll make a 100-percent recovery and I believe he’ll be back, but right now the main thing is just making sure he’s OK. I do believe he’ll be back. We’ll just have to see when and how the recovery is coming along.” Ed Soares, in a recent interview with, shared his thoughts...