Josh Barnett talks Strikeforce sale, being “in bed” with Dana White and heavyweight grand prix

Josh Barnett discusses his upcoming bout against Brett Rogers in the Strikeforce heavyweight tournament and shares his thoughts about Zuffa’s purchase of Strikeforce.

Scott Coker: “Josh Barnett will be in our tournament, period”

Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker insists that Josh Barnett’s issues with the athletic commission will not keep him out of the promotion’s upcoming heavyweight tournament. Coker names a number of states that will allow him to fight.

Josh Barnett talks about his involvement in the Strikeforce Heavyweight Tournament, sort of

Strikeforce Heavyweight Tournament contestant Josh Barnett is far from serious as he talks about what sets him apart from the other tournament contestants and his unique training methods.

Josh Barnett wants to rip off his opponent’s head and drink their blood on national TV

With Barnett’s recent signing to Strikeforce, he is back in a position and among a level of heavyweight talent, where he can make the biggest positive impact on his career since his days in PRIDE.

Josh Barnett: “The UFC should be washing my laundry”

FIGHT! Magazine’s Danny Acosta talks with former UFC heavyweight champion Josh Barnett who has a fight coming up in Australia in July against Geronimo dos Santos at Impact FC. Barnett talks about what he has been up to since the Affliction debacle and his positive steroid test last year. And in a form of logic … Read more

Josh Barnett will face Siala “Mighty Mo” Siligia on HDNet at DREAM 13 on March 22

Network’s LIVE coverage begins early Monday, March 22 at 3:00 a.m. ET DALLAS (March 19, 2010) HDNet will feature exclusive coverage of “HDNet Fights: DREAM 13” early Monday morning, March 22 at 3:00 a.m. ET, LIVE from the Yokohama Arena in Japan. MMA heavyweight “The Babyface Assassin” Josh Barnett (24-5) returns to the ring for … Read more Disappointment of 2009: Josh Barnett

Classic heavyweight fights are a rarity in MMA. There has always been a dearth of talent. Competition between promotions always ends up fracturing the already weak weight class. So, when Affliction announced Fedor Emelianenko vs. Josh Barnett, MMA fans thought they were in line for something special.

In the end, the fight never actually happened and Affliction ended up closing up shop and running back to Mr. White. For this failure, Barnett earns the award for 2009’s biggest disappointment.

Toward the end of his Pride FC tenure, Fedor Emelianenko started taking on fighters that were not bona fide challengers. After’s Pride’s demise this trend continued.

Read Disappointment of 2009: Josh Barnett

Please like & share: