02-13-2013, 06:51 PM
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| | UFC Still Open to Signing Josh Barnett, but Fine if He Decides To Do His Own Thing
UFC Still Open to Signing Josh Barnett, but Fine if He Decides To Do His Own Thing | MMAWeekly.com
UFC president Dana White told members of the media following the UFC on Fuel TV 7 pre-fight press conference on Wednesday that they’re still open to Barnett becoming part of the UFC roster of heavyweights. |
“I haven’t dealt with him at all. Joe Silva (UFC matchmaker) was dealing with him. I know there’s an offer on the table for him. If he wants to take it, it’s been offered. If not, he’s always been his own guy anyway,” said White.
White is fine with whatever decision Barnett ultimately makes. |
“It’s up to him. He’s a big boy. He’s been around for a long time. He kind of flies by the seat of his pants I think anyways,” said White.
“Even after he won the title, I mean, imagine if Josh Barnett had stayed in the UFC his whole career, what he could have accomplished? The money he could have made, and all the things that could have happened. He’s his own guy. He wants to do his own thing. I’ve got no problem with that.”
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