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Josh Barnett turned down UFC offer due to not getting clause that Eddie Alvarez got

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Heavyweight Josh Barnett says he turned down the UFC's contract offer because it didn't contain a clause that Eddie Alvarez got in his deal.

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Post #1   2/19/13 2:21:50PM   

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Posted by FastKnockout

Heavyweight Josh Barnett says he turned down the UFC's contract offer because it didn't contain a clause that Eddie Alvarez got in his deal.




Josh is twice as big as Eddie. He deserves at least twice as much money. That's how mma works.

Post #2   2/19/13 2:42:41PM   

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Posted by FastKnockout

Heavyweight Josh Barnett says he turned down the UFC's contract offer because it didn't contain a clause that Eddie Alvarez got in his deal.




Josh is twice as big as Eddie. He deserves at least twice as much money. That's how mma works.



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"I was excited to fight JR. I thought he was a very favorable matchup for me...


I'd love to hear an explanation of how that would be a favorable matchup for him. Strikers with great wrestling/tdd have always been Barney's kryptonite.

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Posted by grappler0000


"I was excited to fight JR. I thought he was a very favorable matchup for me...


I'd love to hear an explanation of how that would be a favorable matchup for him. Strikers with great wrestling/tdd have always been Barney's kryptonite.



My thoughts exactly. When I heard they wanted him to fight JDS, I figured that was 90% of the reason why he didn't sign.

Post #6   2/19/13 7:57:51PM