Barnett to defend 'King of Pancrase' title


The Warmaster, according to, had a meeting with Pancrase CEO Masakazu Sakai after Barnett’s recent professional wrestling match with Shinichi Suzukawa at Inoki Genome Federation.

The meeting seems to have been fruitful. Barnett has agreed to defend his KOP title next year during the Pancrase 20th Anniversary Tour, against any opponent Sakai wants to put in front him.  Barnett stated that he is a part of the Pancrase family and wants the legendary organization and its fighters to reach new heights of popularity.

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sly fox site profile image  

10/26/12 7:41 AM by sly fox

I cant speak for Barnett, but the guys I know who have SF contracts are being allowed to fight for other orgs because they are not having many events and not getting fights... Cyborg I believe left his contract so he could fight elsewhere, so maybe he didnt have the same allowance

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10/26/12 6:16 AM by fightharder

Cool ....Warmaster out to collect another head.   But i hope this does not mean he will not be coming to the UFC. Barnett needs to get into the mix at the heavyweight division. There are still so many interesting fights to make with Barnett up in the mix at the UFC (i kind of fear he will stay in Japan with Glory coming back as well).

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10/26/12 6:10 AM by Soup Nazi


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10/26/12 1:21 AM by lildragonof

Best gif ever!Bwahahahahahahahahahaha!!

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10/26/12 1:19 AM by WWETopTeam

The King of Pancrase is one of the most Elite Titles in the Heavyweight division as it is not tainted with the fat finger grease of Brock Wrestler. Barnett is my favorite fighter and his CACC wrestling is amazing. The bodylock trip he did on sergei was beautiful , the lateral drop was fun, and his fight with Rizzo showed incredible BALLS. He banged a great scrap with Cormier though he was hurt.

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10/26/12 1:17 AM by UGCTT_mousetrap


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10/26/12 12:52 AM by MountainMedic

The game is afoot

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10/26/12 12:27 AM by DARTHHOGAN


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10/26/12 12:14 AM by bruceleesspirit

Wolfman is my hero

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10/26/12 12:13 AM by bruceleesspirit

Barnett should be in the UFC