Barnett says it's not going to be a long fight. Then Werdum next


UFC heavyweight Josh Barnett appeared on the Sherdog Radio Network’s “Beatdown” show, ahead of his fight Saturday night with Travis Browne at UFC 168.

Barnett is coming off wins over Nandor Guelmino and Frank Mir. Browne too is on two-fight win streak, both first round knockouts, over Gabriel Gonzaga and Alistair Overeem. The former KO did not impress Barnett.

“I see Alistair as a beatable person,” said Barnett. “I’ve seen him get knocked out in person before. I’ve also seen him clean people’s clocks… But I was surprised [Browne] was able to come back from getting dropped from a body shot like that. It goes to show intestinal fortitude will get you a long way.”

“I think [Browne's] record speaks for itself. He’s had plenty of success in the ring. He’s earned his way to his prominence in the UFC. The only real way to find out what I [think] of his skills in the ring is to go out there and fight him.”

“[It’s] striker versus grappler for the most part. But I don’t think it’s going to be a long fight.”

What do you think UG? How long will the fight last, and who wins it?

UFC President Dana White revealed plans for the winner, during the UFC 168 pre-fight press conference.

Rather than waiting around for Cain Velasquez to heal, White reports that the UFC plans to match up Fabricio Werdum with the winner.

Listen to entire interview... (3:15:36 mark)

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chokeyou site profile image  

12/26/13 8:06 PM by chokeyou

backing a loser shows character...

caposa site profile image  

12/26/13 8:00 PM by caposa

I have Barnett via brutal destruction

Bananatoles site profile image  

12/26/13 7:49 PM by Bananatoles

I believe him. Barnnette is a beast.

vee840 site profile image  

12/26/13 7:46 PM by vee840

browne made his name beating chad griggs, gonzaga, and a non-uber overeem. which of those fights lead you to the conclusion that 'Browne wins this by decision easily'?

Boobiemiles1986 site profile image  

12/26/13 7:44 PM by Boobiemiles1986


DontBeScaredGomi site profile image  

12/26/13 7:41 PM by DontBeScaredGomi

Yeah I'm sure Browne woulda finished Mir way faster!Lol come on dude

MrAntichrist site profile image  

12/26/13 7:38 PM by MrAntichrist

Josh all day

DoomFarmer site profile image  

12/26/13 5:44 PM by DoomFarmer

Another shit post.Congrats.

epwar site profile image  

12/26/13 5:42 PM by epwar

LOL! Browne wins this by decision easily.

Brock Lobster site profile image  

12/26/13 5:40 PM by Brock Lobster