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Josh Barnett Talks Potential Fight With Fedor

If it happens, great. But Josh isn't going to fight tooth and nail to get it. To wit:

One fight that seems to still saturate the mind of many fans of the sport is Barnett matching up with Fedor Emelianenko, but he says he isn't concerned about it.

"Honestly, I don't think much about it at all. I'm not Randy (Couture)," he said about the Fedor fight. "I'm not going to chase after this fight. For me, I need to be out there fighting my fights, creating my own merit. Fedor is the No. 1 guy out there based on his past performances; he's an incredible fighter and a cool guy. At this point people need to go their own ways.

"I've been waiting way too damn long to get a fight because of the turmoil that came of Pride folding, so at this point I'm not going to do anything that could possibly stall or hold up my career anymore in hopes in putting one specific (fight) together."

After a year where he paid the bills with professional wrestling and grappling matches, it's hard to fault the guy, no?

Update [2008-3-3 13:18:32 by Nick Thomas]: Josh Barnett & Peter Graham arrive in Japan for WORLD VICTORY ROAD: "SENGOKU" .

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