Josh Barnett says 'It would really suck' to never fight Fedor Emelianenko

Josh Barnett vs. Fedor Emelianenko is one of MMA’s biggest fights that got away — but what if it didn’t have to? The pair of heavyweight legends were originally set to clash in 2009 under the short-lived Affliction banner. Fast-forward 12 years and they’re both in the same promotion once again as Emelianenko has his […]

Josh Barnett on the Paul brothers in boxing: 'If we don't pay for it, it doesn't become the thing that it is'

Josh Barnett has always been an entertainer whether it’s in the ring or the cage. When it comes to seeing YouTube stars like Jake and Logan Paul boxing, he’s not interested. With a combined three fights under their belts, the Paul’s appear to have no intention of slowing down their boxing antics as Jake is […]

Tito Ortiz, Josh Barnett campaign for fight with retiring Fedor Emelianenko

Tito Ortiz and Josh Barnett have both expressed interest in fighting Fedor Emelianenko in the Russian legend’s final mixed martial arts bout. Emelianenko, 44, is expected to retire after his next bout, which will occur under the Bellator MMA banner. “I really want Fedor to finish his career in front of 30,000 people in Moscow, […]

Josh Barnett to fight former KSW champ in special rules bare-knuckle fight this Friday

This Friday, former UFC heavyweight champion Josh Barnett will battle former KSW champion Marcin Rozalsk. The bout will headline the first event from Genesis, a new bare-knuckle promotion from KSW, a massively successful MMA promotion out of Poland. Unlike most bare-knuckle spectacles, however, which only allow strikes with the hands, this one will also allow […]

Josh Barnett set to compete in bare-knuckle boxing match for KSW offshoot

Former UFC heavyweight Josh Barnett will return to the ring when he takes on Marcin Rozalski in a bare-knuckle boxing match for KSW Genesis. KSW Genesis is an offshoot of Poland’s famed KSW promotion and on October 23, Barnett steps into the cage when he takes on Rozalski, the former KSW heavyweight champion. The fight […]