UFC News: Former wrestler Josh Barnett returns to UFC after 11 years

Posted in: MMA / UFC News
May 22, 2013 - 05:44 PM

Former NJPW wrestler, and one-time UFC Heavyweight Champion, Josh Barnett, has signed a "multi-fight" deal with UFC according to USAToday. The deal marks the return to UFC after Barnett was stripped of his UFC title in 2002. You can read more at

Shore's Slant: Big signing for UFC. Barnett has remained one of the top ranked fighters in the world after leaving UFC, and his return should setup several big fights over the next couple of years.

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