Josh Barnett discusses MMA & Pro Wrestling & Brock returning

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  1. DGT4NOW

    DGT4NOW Red Belt Platinum Member

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    http://www.blogtalkradio.com/prowre...rview--njpw-tv-color-commentator-josh-barnett

    Really great podcast

    He basically says a lot of MMA guys are clueless when it comes to pro wrestling & have no idea how hard it is until they try it.
    He says there are plenty of MMA fighters that get it, but the one's that don't have no idea how difficult it is

    He said it is not just about wear/tear on the body, but the art-form of doing it

    That talk begins about 14:00 in
     
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    DGT4NOW Red Belt Platinum Member

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    He also said Brock was over-rated & that he heard he did not put as much effort in camps as people believed to get better.
     
  3. OmegaRugal

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    Pro wrestlers are basically doing a broadway play / stunt show live in front of a crowd. I am sure it is not easy.
     
  4. He won 3 UFC gold belts. That's more than 99% of the fighters who have ever fought for the UFC
     
  5. Miiiiiiighty

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    Doesn't mean he was better than 99% of the fighters, especially considering the competition in the division and his path the the UFC gold...
     
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    I've never heard anyone saying it isn't hard, but it is FAKE and kind of lame.
     
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    DGT4NOW Red Belt Platinum Member

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    Did you hear the podcast & comments?

    Curious, because he explained in context that a lot of fighters think they can just jump to pro-wrestling after their MMA career because they are real fighters & he said most cannot

    Rampage, Mo & others found that out
     
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    Mr. Fresca Thanks for playing

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    Didn't Tank Abbott do pro wrestling
     
  9. DGT4NOW

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    Miserably
    That was when WCW hired anybody
    He didn't last long & sucked at it
     
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    Obvious lip-sync


    ;)
     
  12. Uatu TheWatcher

    Uatu TheWatcher Green Belt

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    No, I replied to this comment " He basically says a lot of MMA guys are clueless when it comes to pro wrestling & have no idea how hard it is until they try it."

    I'm sure pro wrestling isn't easy and not everyone can do it. But I think most fighters don't like it because it is fake.
     
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    Your reply had zero to do with what you responded to though lol

    Also its obvious a shitload of popular fighters like it - Ronda, Rampage, Jones, etc.

    What you quoted was strictly about how MMA guys don't realize how hard it is to be a pro-wrestling performer until they tried it (Mo, Rampage, etc.)

    You took that as a way to say "wrestling is fake"

    Nothing gets by you buddy :icon_lol:
     
  14. Uatu TheWatcher

    Uatu TheWatcher Green Belt

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    What???
    Your first comment only talks about whether pro wrestling is hard or not, and that's what I'm addressing.

    Wow! I didn't know it was that many.
     
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    Have two good buds in pro wrestling. they're a hell of a lot more used up than my buds that fight. both these sports have a big lead in to drug dependency. Pain Killers. I watch my one bud, a life long health freak, swallow hands full of pills all day long.
     
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    Deff, but again he was not talking the wear/tear on the body
    Just how hard it is to learn & do well
     
  17. Hans Gruber

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    Does he say when he is going to fight again?
     
  18. DGT4NOW

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    Nope
     
  19. TallGHunter

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    Haven't seen Kevin since last year, and nothing but love for the guy, but he hasn't looked too good for awhile.
     
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    Being in a cirque show is hard too Josh
     

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