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White: Barnett vs. Dos Santos was the plan until Barnett turned down deal   [View Full Version]
FastKnockout » Posted 9/24/10 8:39:00PM

UFC president Dana White told the media last night that they were planning for Josh Barnett to meet Junior dos Santos in his return bout. Unfortunately though, Barnett passed on the UFC's contract offer.

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Budgellism » Posted 4/8/07 11:45:00AM

It would have been a tough fight for Barnett.

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sparky » Posted 7/5/07 6:21:00PM

Barnett doesn't want to fight a top ranked opponent he just wants to get paid the big bucks to beat up on lesser competition

tcunningham » Posted 9/30/09 9:33:00PM

What the fuck is barnett doing turning down UFC offers? i cant wrap my head around it. he'll probably show up in WSOF and fight a nobody to finish out his career.

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prozacnation1978 » Posted 7/5/07 11:42:00PM

He needs to wake the Fuck up
He can still fight in the Ufc but his window is closing

Bubbles » Posted 10/20/09 3:33:00PM

this could just be Dana spewing shit like he normally does. If this was the case though, a win over JDS could very well have put him right in line to fight for the title

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BillsNewAccount » Posted 2/24/11 9:26:00PM

Barnett has got bigger fish to fry.

jay98107 » Posted 1/24/07 6:50:00PM


Posted by prozacnation1978

He needs to wake the Fuck up
He can still fight in the Ufc but his window is closing



This isn't the only thing Barnett wants to do.

mrsmiley » Posted 4/12/07 4:37:00PM

I really want to hear Barnetts side of the story first, but man I wish I could of seen him and JDS fight.

cowcatcher » Posted 1/16/07 1:02:00AM

My question is: Are negotiations completely dead now, or is there still a chance they work things out? I'd really like to see Barney make one last run in the UFC, and I think it's a foregone conclusion that pro wrestling is the sticking point here that no one is willing to talk about on the UFC's or Barney's end. I'm with mr smiley, I want to see what Barney has to say. There just aren't many good HW fights for any top level fighter outside of the UFC right now. It would be a shame to not get to see Barney try his hand against Mir or JDS or Roy, etc. before he hangs em up.

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