Pick'em Leagues: THE BIG SHOW CASUAL BEST OF THE REST Single Event PvP: FANTASY POOLS Betting Leagues: THE BIG SHOW BEST OF THE REST

Strikeforce inks heavyweight notable Josh Barnett

Print  
Posted By Message

emfleek

FA-Q

emfleek Avatar
11
 
 
 
 


 
 
Posts:18,793
Career:2,335-1,232
Joined:Nov 2007
Camp: The Ringers
Chips:
2,259
Former UFC champion and longtime top-10 heavyweight Josh Barnett has inked a multi-fight deal with Strikeforce, officials today announced.

Terms of the deal and a debut date were not disclosed.

The 32-year-old fighter enters the organization with an overall 26-5 mark and a current six-fight win streak that includes victories over the likes of Jeff Monson, Pedro Rizzo, Gilbert Yvel and Geronimo dos Santos.

LINK

_______________________________________
"I'm like the superhero coming in with the anti-bullsh*t." - Nick Diaz

Post #1   9/13/10 9:43:40AM   

gartface

Heavyweight Champ

gartface Avatar
3


 
 
 


 
 
Posts:4,335
Career:1,406-898
Joined:Jul 2007
Camp: Hand Grenade Hillbillies
Chips:
542
Here's to hoping he's clean!

Post #2   9/13/10 10:21:02AM   

JoeWarren33

MMA Sensei

JoeWarren33 Avatar
10
 
 
 


 
 
Posts:1,839
Career:2,187-1,341
Joined:Apr 2009
Camp: Playground Legends
Chips:
258
This is awsome!
I agree with the clean comment, but this could make some very good fights.
Looks like we may get to finally see Barnett vs Fedor!

Post #3   9/13/10 1:08:39PM   

BlueSkiesBurn

USCFootball.com

BlueSkiesBurn Avatar
1
 
 
 


 
 
Posts:6,651
Career:534-389
Joined:Jun 2008
Chips:
711
My question is where are they going to have him fight? I don't think CSAC will sanction him ever again.

Post #4   9/13/10 1:27:50PM   

mrsmiley

Heavyweight Champ

mrsmiley Avatar
4



 
 
 


 
 
Posts:4,302
Career:1,526-889
Joined:Apr 2007
Camp: Nutthuggers Suck
Chips:
641
Finally!

I would love to see him fight:

Rogers,Overeem,Fedor,Bigfoot.............

Post #5   9/13/10 3:04:12PM   

CCPRIDE99

Standup Guy

CCPRIDE99 Avatar
3


 
 
 


 
 
Posts:295
Career:1,224-710
Joined:Jul 2007
Chips:
27
Barnett vs griggs

Post #6   9/13/10 3:16:32PM   

lohmann

A Black Belt in Jiu-Jitsu

lohmann Avatar
7
 
 
 
 


 
 
Posts:1,929
Career:1,674-908
Joined:Jun 2007
Camp: The Ringers
Chips:
365

Posted by BlueSkiesBurn

My question is where are they going to have him fight? I don't think CSAC will sanction him ever again.



He should be able to reapply for a license by now. The suspension he received for a year (pending the appeal that never happened) started last August .

Post #7   9/13/10 3:28:52PM   

BlueSkiesBurn

USCFootball.com

BlueSkiesBurn Avatar
1
 
 
 


 
 
Posts:6,651
Career:534-389
Joined:Jun 2008
Chips:
711

Posted by lohmann


Posted by BlueSkiesBurn

My question is where are they going to have him fight? I don't think CSAC will sanction him ever again.



He should be able to reapply for a license by now. The suspension he received for a year (pending the appeal that never happened) started last August .



Cotto served his suspension and wasn't sanctioned.

Post #8   9/13/10 5:06:21PM   

Jackelope

Go ahead, MOD my day

Jackelope Avatar
4



 
 
 


 
 
Posts:7,224
Career:864-486
Joined:Jan 2007
Chips:
1,202
I used to be a big fan, but he's got a lot of ground to make up in my eyes. IMO his actions have warranted questions for every single one of his victories. He's had a great career but I hated to see it marred by continuous failed drug tests.

Post #9   9/13/10 5:11:29PM   

postman

Heavyweight Champ

postman Avatar
2

 
 
 


 
 
Posts:6,359
Career:746-420
Joined:Jun 2007
Chips:
1,062
Did I see somewhere that Tim Sylvia and Barnett are going to be doing a Pro wrestling match in Japan?

Post #10   9/13/10 5:27:24PM   

prozacnation1978

Heavyweight Champ

prozacnation1978 Avatar
4



 
 
 


 
 
Posts:13,259
Career:2,553-1,348
Joined:Jul 2007
Camp: Dark Horse
Chips:
940
Nice pickup. Maybe finally see fedor vs barnett

Post #11   9/13/10 7:29:06PM   

jae_1833

TTTHS

jae_1833 Avatar
6





 
 
 


 
 
Posts:8,060
Career:2,706-1,712
Joined:Jul 2007
Camp: Project Mayhem
Chips:
1,051
Barnett has to win and prove he isn't using steriods quite a bit to gain my support, but he will provide for more depth to the SF HW Div nevertheless.

Post #12   9/13/10 7:51:56PM   

BustedKnuckle

MMA Sensei

BustedKnuckle Avatar
3


 
 
 


 
 
Posts:1,445
Career:659-381
Joined:Sep 2009
Chips:
92
Barmett is a solid fighter for sure. But his repeated offenses bring into ? every fight he has ever had!!?? I dont know where I am with him? I geuss time will tell if he is indeed a top tier fighter!?

Post #13   9/14/10 7:23:08PM   

bjj1605

Heavyweight Champ

bjj1605 Avatar
7
 
 
 
 


 
 
Posts:3,222
Career:1,573-914
Joined:Oct 2007
Camp: Dark Horse
Chips:
681
what he ought to do is voluntarily submit himself to the harshest drug testing program that exists for the entire duration of his training camp, he'd have an instant supporter in me.

Post #14   9/15/10 1:47:45AM