Josh Barnett photo by Esther Lin for Strikeforce
Barnett had been previously denied a fighter license and is today meeting with the athletic commission, likely with the hopes of getting his license reinstated. The link to the live webcast of the CSAC hearing, which is live now, is as follows:
Barnett defeated Randy Couture at UFC 36 in 2002 but was stripped of the UFC heavyweight championship for a positive drug test. The heavyweight ventured overseas and continued to compete, but was flagged once again for anabolic steroids in 2009 shortly before his heavily hyped showdown with Fedor Emelianenko in the Affliction promotion.