josh barnett

December 28th, 2016
James Lynch

Josh Barnett flagged by USADA for out of competition drug test  UFC officials announced Tuesday that former heavyweight champion Josh Barnett failed an out-of-competition drug test on December 9th. Barnett (35-8) is no stranger to failed drug tests, as he tested positive for a banned substance after defeating Bobby Hoffmann at UFC 34 and also following…

September 5th, 2016
James Lynch

On Episode 172  brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and our sponsor Nuetrition Supplements Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) recap all the action from UFC on Fight Night 93 and preview UFC 203. No guests this week.   The Big Three  1)  Josh Barnett submits Andrei Arlovski. Is it time for “Pitbull” to hang them up? 2) Anything else stand out…

September 2nd, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 93: Arlovski vs Barnett Date: September 3, 2016 Arena: Barclaycard, Arena City: Hamburg, Germany Heavyweight bout: Andrei Arlovski (+130) vs Josh Barnett (-150) Fight Breakdown: The UFC Fight Night 93 main event will be a showdown between a pair of former UFC heavyweight champions, as Andrei “The Pitbull” Arlovski gets set to…

September 1st, 2016
Brad Taschuk

MMA in 2016 is in a very interesting place. Over the past couple of years, veterans of the sport have made quite the resurgence. That has made for some matchups that we never thought we’d see, matchups we thought had fallen by the wayside, and plenty of moments that warm the nostalgic cockles of the…

September 1st, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Join leading MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas and MMA journalist Brian Hemminger for the best source of insider MMA betting and fantasy sports analysis: The Premium OddsCast, presented by 5Dimes. Our UFC on Fox 21 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for the entire fight card. The podcast is available for free to everyone early on in…

September 1st, 2016
Brad Taschuk

Going from McGregor/Diaz 2 to UFC on Fox 21 to a Fight Pass card in Hamburg, Germany is quite the transition, but as usual the MMA Analysis pulls it off expertly. With famous explorer Christopher Columbus joining the likes of Bang (defeater of Kuntz), and the Horse Lord Ilir Latifi, UFC Hamburg was right up…

August 31st, 2016
James Lynch

Fighters predict the UFC Fight Night 93 main event between Andrei Arlovski vs. Josh Barnett. Click below to see who picked who. I spoke to the following fighters. Jimmie Rivera – UFC bantamweight – 00:00:09 Greg Rebello – CES heavyweight – 00:00:24 Sabah Fadai – Hard Knocks featherweight – 00:00:47 Chris Camozzi – UFC middleweight – 00:00:56  

August 30th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

UFC Fight Night 93 Date: September 3, 2016 Location: Hamburg, Germany Venue: Barclaycard Arena Broadcast: UFC Fight Pass Former UFC Heavyweight Champion Josh Barnett Perhaps the longest tenured top 10 fighter in MMA, Barnett has been making waves since he debuted in the UFC back in 2001. A short-lived UFC title run due to a…

August 30th, 2016
James Lynch

Bobby Lashley vs. Josh Appelt official as co-main event of Bellator 162 Bellator officials announced Monday that heavyweight Bobby Lashley will face Josh Appelt at Bellator 162 in Memphis, Tennessee. Lashley (14-2) heads into this matchup off a seven fight winning streak, including four-straight wins in Bellator. He’s coming off a TKO victory over James Thompson back in…

August 27th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

After a massive pay-per-view and a Fox card, the UFC will be switching gears as the Octagon heads to Hamburg, Germany for UFC Fight Night 93 — an event exclusive to Fight Pass. The card has a very European feel as well, with only one fight not featuring a European fighter, and that was due…

May 30th, 2016
James Lynch

UFC Fight Night 88: Cody Garbrandt vs. Thomas Almeida video highlights   UFC Fight Night 88: Jeremy Stephens vs. Renan Barao video highlights   Andrei Arlovski vs. Josh Barnett headlines Sept 3rd’s UFC Fight Night in Hamburg UFC officials announced Sunday that Andrei Arlovski vs. Josh Barnett will headline UFC Hamburg on September 3rd. rlovski (25-12) is…

February 1st, 2016
James Lynch

Dan Henderson vs. Lyoto Machida II set for UFC on FOX 19 MMA Fighting’s Ariel Helwani reports that Dan Henderson and Lyoto Machida have verbally agreed to a rematch at UFC on FOX 19. These two previously fought at UFC 157 in February 2013, with Machida taking home a split-decision victory. Henderson (31-14) is coming off a first round knockout…

January 26th, 2016
James Lynch

Fabricio Werdum pulls out of UFC 196 with injury MMAFighting.com reports that UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum also has pulled out of UFC 196 due to injury. The Brazillian was initially scheduled to face Cain Velasquez on Feb. 6, but the AKA product had to pull out due to a back injury. Werdum released the following statements to Brazillian…

November 25th, 2015
James Lynch

Josh Barnett vs. Ben Rothwell set for UFC on FOX 18 Last night on FOX Sports Live it was announced that Josh Barnett will be taking on Ben Rothwell January 30th at UFC on FOX 18. The card is headlined by Anthony Johnson taking on Ryan Bader. Barnett (34-7), is coming off a five-round unanimous decision victory…

September 27th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

The UFC’s latest trip to Japan went down on Saturday night (or Sunday morning, if you’re from Japan) and while the card started out slow, it took a nice turn in the middle to provide some solid entertainment, and the main card featured a couple good fights and a pair of incredible stoppages. The main…

September 25th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

The official weigh-in event for UFC Fight Night 75: “Barnett vs Nelson” takes place today (Friday, September 25, 2015) from the Saitama Arena Saitama, Japan. The event is headlined by a veteran heavyweight battle between Josh Barnett and Roy Nelson. UFC Fight Night 75 Weigh-in Stream:  UFC Fight Night 75 Weigh-in Results:  Main Card: 265 lbs.: Josh Barnett (239) vs….

September 23rd, 2015
Brian Hemminger

Join leading MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas and MMA journalist Brian Hemminger for the best source of insider MMA betting and fantasy sports analysis: The Premium OddsCast, presented by 5Dimes and Kountermove. Our UFC Fight Night 75 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for the entire fight card in two parts. – Part one is available for…

September 22nd, 2015
Mike James

UFC Fight Night 75 takes place this Saturday from the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. The event is headlined by hard hitting heavyweights Josh “The Warmaster” Barnett and Roy “Big Country” Nelson, who have been top heavyweights for many years. This is the first UFC event in three weeks, which is a rarity these…

September 22nd, 2015
Brad Taschuk

The UFC will return to Japan this weekend for their annual card in the home of PRIDE. UFC Fight Night 75 will feature a man very familiar to PRIDE audiences, as Josh Barnett takes on Roy Nelson in a bout which could have some impact at the top of the newly interesting heavyweight division. The…

July 4th, 2015
Adam Martin.

UFC Fight Night 76: Barnett vs. Nelson Date: September 26, 2015 Location: Saitama, Japan Venue: Saitama Super Arena Broadcast: Fight Pass UFC Heavyweight Contender Josh Barnett A legend in the sport of MMA and long known as one of the best and most controversial heavyweights in the sport, Josh Barnett (33-7) is a Pancrase champion, a…

May 14th, 2015
Adam Martin.

A clash between two veteran heavyweights will headline the UFC’s next foray into Japan. The UFC announced at the UFC Fight Night 66 pre-fight press conference that Roy Nelson is set to take on Josh Barnett in the main event of UFC Japan, which is set to take place September 27 at the famed Saitama…

January 6th, 2014
Miguel

With his UFC 168 victory over veteran star Josh Barnett, Travis Browne sent a message to the UFC’s Heavyweight division that he was ready to assume the mantle of number one contender. Browne took just one minute to elbow Barnett into oblivion as the ‘Warmaster’ looked to clinch early in the fight. Barnett was a…

December 29th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC 168 took place tonight in Las Vegas, NV, and the event proved to be a perfect end to one of the craziest years in MMA, as it featured a number of high-profile finishes before a main event that ended with one of the most gruesome finishes in MMA history. Overall, six favorites cashed, while five…

December 28th, 2013
Brian Hemminger

This week, MMA Oddsbreaker’s Nick Kalikas and Brad Taschuk were featured on SBR Forum’s UFC 168 preview. The leading MMA oddsmaker and the host of the At Odds MMA Show joined Peter Loshak in searching out value in the main card fights. Check out the videos below: UFC Middleweight Title Bout (c) Chris Weidman vs….

December 28th, 2013
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 168 heavyweight Travis Browne as he prepares for his main card bout tonight (Dec. 28, 2013) against Josh Barnett at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The native Hawaiian is coming off the biggest victory of his career, and he knows exactly what to expect…

December 26th, 2013
Gabe Killian

UFC 168 Date: December 28, 2013 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, N.V. Heavyweight bout: Travis “Happa” Browne (+165) vs “The Warmaster” Josh Barnett (-190) Fight Breakdown: The main card for UFC 168 on Pay Per View will feature a heavyweight war between the always tough Hawaiian Travis “Hapa” Browne and “The Warmaster”…

December 26th, 2013
Adam Martin.

With yesterday being Christmas, there really wasn’t any breaking news or fight announcements to to covered in today’s MMA Odds and Ends. So, instead of giving my usual early leans for all the new fights announced, today I’ll take a look at the UFC 168 prop bets on the board, and point out five of…

December 25th, 2013
Adam Martin.

One of the featured attractions at UFC 168 is a heavyweight fight between Josh “The Warmaster” Barnett and Travis “Hapa” Browne. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Barnett as a -190 betting favorite (bet $190 to win $100), while Browne is a +165 underdog (bet $100 to win $165). MMA oddsmaker…

November 1st, 2013
Brian Hemminger

Chael Sonnen was given more fodder on Antonio Rogerio Nogueira when “Lil Nog” pulled out of a planned bout against Alexander Gustafsson over four months in advance yesterday citing lingering back issues. Nogueira has a long history of pulling out of fights, notably backing out of bouts against Rich Franklin, Mauricio Rua and a previous…

September 19th, 2013
Miguel

Someone at the UFC must not like Travis Browne much.  I could not help but think that when it was announced that he would face Josh Barnett at the UFC 168 event in Las Vegas at the end of the year (Dec. 28, 2013).  After all, Browne is coming off a solid win against Alistair…

September 18th, 2013
Adam Martin.

The UFC  yesterday booked a number of awesome new matches, including a featherweight bout at UFC on FOX 9 between two top 10-ranked fighters looking to move one step closer to a title shot. Nik Lentz vs. Chad Mendes, UFC on FOX 9 Chad Mendes will have to fight at least once more before he…

September 1st, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC 164 took place tonight at Bradley Center in Milwaukee, WI, and it was a very exciting card that produced a number of sick finishes. Overall from a betting perspective, seven favorites won, while five underdogs cashed out. Here’s a betting recap of UFC 164 based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook: UFC 164 Betting Favorites…

August 30th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC 164 Bradley Center, Milwaukee, WI Saturday, August 31, 2013 Lightweight title bout (five rounds): Benson Henderson (-115) vs. Anthony Pettis (+105) Fight Breakdown: The main event of UFC 164 is a five-round lightweight bout between UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson and No. 1 contender Anthony Pettis. Henderson is currently a -115 betting favorite (bet $115 to win…

August 30th, 2013
Reed Kuhn

UFC 164 August 31, 2013 Heavyweights: Frank Mir vs. Josh Barnett By Reed Kuhn, @Fightnomics Big Picture: Back in 2002 at UFC 36 Frank Mir and Josh Barnett competed on the same card, but against different opponents. Barnett would TKO Randy Couture that night to win the UFC Heavyweight Championship, only to have the title…

August 30th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC 164 Bradley Center, Milwaukee, WI Saturday, August 31, 2013 Heavyweight bout (three rounds): Josh Barnett (-165) vs. Frank Mir (+155) Fight Breakdown: The co-main event of UFC 164 is a three-round heavyweight war between Josh Barnett and Frank Mir. Barnett is currently a -165 betting favorite (bet $165 to win $100) while Mir is a +155 underdog…

June 23rd, 2013
Adam Martin.

MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas today unveiled five new lines for future fights on 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here are the odds for the new lines and my analysis of each of them. Current lines are as of 3pm EST on Thursday: UFC on FOX 8: Demetrious Johnson vs. John Moraga Opening moneyline: Johnson (-380)/Moraga (+260) Current moneyline: Johnson (-380)/Moraga…

May 29th, 2013
Adam Martin.

The UFC today announced that former UFC heavyweight champions will collide in the cage this August as Josh Barnett makes his return to the Octagon to take on Frank Mir at UFC 164 on August 31 at Bradley Center in Milwaukee, WI, in what should be one of the blockbuster fights of the summer. This is…

May 22nd, 2013
Adam Martin.

It was reported today by MMAjunkie.com that a heavyweight matchup between Alistair Overeem and Travis Browne will be the co-main event for the upcoming UFC on FOX Sports 1 1 card, which takes place August 17 at TD Bank Garden in Boston, MA. This is a huge fight both literally and figuratively for both men,…

January 9th, 2013
MMA OddsBreaker

Strikeforce: Marquardt vs. Saffiedine Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, OK Saturday, January 12, 2013 Strikeforce Heavyweight Contender Josh Barnett (-1550) Profile: A legend in the sport of MMA and long known as one of the best and most controversial heavyweights in the sport, Josh Barnett (31-6) is a Pancrase champion, a Pride GP semifinalist,…