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Josh Barnett

Joshua Lawrence Barnett (born November 10, 1977) is an American mixed martial artist and professional wrestler who currently fights in the heavyweight division of Strikeforce. Barnett has been an accomplished fighter in mixed martial arts, winning the UFC Heavyweight Championship and King of Pancrase Openweight Championship. He was a finalist in the Pride 2006 Openweight Grand Prix and the Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix Championship. As of August 2012, Barnett is ranked the #8 heavyweight fighter in the world by Sherdog. After having his UFC HW title stripped due to testing positive for 3 banned substances, Josh Barnett began his overseas career as a professional wrestler in the New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW) organization, where he wrestled numerous matches in 2003 and 2004. In his first match, he wrestled champion Yuji Nagata for the IWGP Heavyweight Championship. Although unsuccessful in that match, Barnett formed a tag team with Perry Saturn and was undefeated in the following NJPW tour, Fighting Spirit 2003. Barnett wrestled over 50 matches in total for the NJPW promotion. Since then, Barnett has been wrestling for Antonio Inoki's Inoki Genome Federation wrestling

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Former UFC Heavyweight champion Josh Barnett -- the youngest to ever win the belt -- beat the crap out of a Sublime song at an L.A. karaoke bar this week -- and it was all caught on tape!  READ MORE >

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