"The sport has evolved nowadays to where it's not just about fighting any more," he said. "We're entertainers. We're athletes first, but we're entertainers along with being athletes. So we've got to be able to fight, and we've got to be able to perform. I can throw a jab and run from anybody. But who wants to see that?
"I don't necessarily get into it to make people go, 'Ooh,' and that's it. But that is a part of it. We all fight for ourselves, but part of what we want is to please the crowd. I come into put on a show. It's 'HD.' Either I'm killing people, or I'm getting killed. I'm going to lose better than anybody if I do."
Right now, he's still got a job. And as long as he has a job, why worry? So what if he's always fighting bigger, heavier guys. Morecraft is 6-foot-6 and 260 pounds. Once again, Barry is punching upward.
"As long as I'm getting phone calls for fights, that's cool," he said. "Whether I'm fighting a 7-foot-3 monster or a 5-foot-3, 290-pound guy, everybody's bigger than I am. I'm 5-foot-11 no matter what I do. I'm not going to get any taller, unless there's some secret pill out there that will give me a growth spurt at 32."
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