In was recently announced that Josh Barnett had indeed come to terms with the UFC and would make his debut against Frank Mir at UFC 164. Barnett was a guest on Inside MMA last night and talked about the match up with Mir:
“What can I say? I’m a little bit of a MMA slut,” joked Barnett in an interview with Inside MMA. “I think with today’s MMA landscape, the things I’ve been up to, the way the UFC is going to try and build the heavyweight division to epic status…it just sorta fit.”
When asked about preparing to face Mir, who has been critical of Barnett’s success and overall abilities in past interviews, “The Warmaster” maintained his sense of humor rather than show too much concern for the clash.
“I don’t think we’re really gonna have an imitator for Frank Mir,” said Barnett of his camp. “I just think that with that giant back-piece tattoo it would be hard to try and find somebody to fill in.”
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