Tag Archives: Josh Barnett

The Impact of The Strikeforce Heavyweight Tournament

Many mixed martial arts fans are excited about the upcoming Strikeforce Heavyweight tournament.  The tournament features 8 fighters in the field, many of who are among the best heavyweights in the world.  Fighters such as former PRIDE champion Fedor Emelianenko, … Continue reading

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MMA Planet Heavyweight Rankings (January 2011)

Heavyweight 1. Cain Velasquez 2. Brock Lesnar 3. Fedor Emelianenko 4. Shane Carwin 5. Junior Dos Santos 6. Alistair Overeem 7. Fabricio Werdum 8. Frank Mir 9. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira 10. Josh Barnett 11. Antonio Silva 12. Roy Nelson 13. … Continue reading

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The Impact of Impact

Impact FC put on shows on consecutive weekends in Australia. The fights were decent, but nothing to write home about. However, I think that the impact will be felt in the world of mixed martial arts. Several notable fighters fought … Continue reading

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What Promotion Will Josh Barnett Fight For?

Josh Barnett had a rough 2009.  He was slated to fight in the biggest fight of his career.  In August it was scheduled for him to fight Fedor Emelianenko under the Affliction banner, however a failed drug test just a … Continue reading

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Breaking Down the UFC Heavyweight Division

Champion: Brock Lesnar.  Lesnar is apparently coming back this summer from a serious injury that threatened his life and his MMA career.  Expect to see Lesnar defend his heavyweight title in June or July. Number One Contender:  The number one … Continue reading

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MMA Planet Heavyweight Rankings

MMA Planet’s Heavyweight Rankings Heavyweight 1. Fedor Emelianenko 2. Brock Lesnar 3. Josh Barnett 4. Frank Mir 5. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira 6. Shane Carwin 7. Cain Velasquez 8. Alistair Overeem 9. Andrei Arlovski 10. Junior Dos Santos 11. Cheick Kongo … Continue reading

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What’s Next For Affliction?

This will be tough to recover from. I expect some announcement sooner than later. I would also guess that Affliction will hold off disbanding as long as they possibly can unless they find a potential buyer or merge with Strikeforce. … Continue reading

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Affliction: Trilogy Cancelled

It is being reported that Affliction will cancel their August 1st event. The event was put into danger when Josh Barnett failed a pre-fight drug screen acording to the California State Athletic Comission. Barnett was not granted a liscense to … Continue reading

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MMA Planet Pound For Pound Rankings

Pound For Pound Rankings – Top 50 Rank Name Affiliation Weight Class 1 Anderson Silva UFC 185 Lbs. 2 Georges St. Pierre UFC 170 Lbs. 3 Fedor Emelianenko Affliction Heavyweight 4 Miguel Torres WEC 135 Lbs. 5 Lyoto Machida UFC … Continue reading

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MMA Rankings: Heavyweights

New MMAPlanet Heavyweight Rankings: Heavyweight 1. Fedor Emelianenko 2. Josh Barnett 3.  Brock Lesnar 4. Frank Mir 5. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira 6. Randy Couture 7. Shane Carwin 8. Cain Velasquez 9. Andrei Arlovski 10. Alistair Overeem 11. Cheick Kongo 12. … Continue reading

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