“The Warmaster” Josh Barnett's Professional MMA debut
Barnett made his professional debut against Chris Charnos on January 11, 1997, fighting on the main card of UFCF: Clash Of The Titans.
He made a winning start to his career, defeating Chris Charnos who carried a 2-1-0 professional MMA record into the fight.
Josh Barnett beat Chris Charnos by Submission at 2:41 of Round 1.
“The Warmaster” Josh Barnett's Ultimate Fighting Championship Career
Barnett made his debut in the UFC against Gan McGee on November 17, 2000, fighting on the main card of UFC 28: High Stakes having compiled a 9-0-0 professional MMA record.
Josh Barnett beat Gan McGee by KO/TKO at 4:34 of Round 2.
Since his debut, Barnett has gone on to fight a total of 10 more times in the UFC. His UFC record stands at 7-3-0.
Winning the belt: UFC Heavyweight Championship against Randy Couture
Barnett won the UFC Heavyweight Championship defeating Randy Couture on March 22, 2002 at UFC 36: Worlds Collide.
This was Barnett's 1st UFC championship fight.
Josh Barnett beat Randy Couture by KO/TKO at 4:35 of Round 2.
Outside the UFC
After his UFC stint, Barnett took his next fight at on May 2, 2003, fighting against Jimmy Ambriz on the main card of NJPW: Ultimate Crush 1.
Josh Barnett beat Jimmy Ambriz by KO/TKO at 3:05 of Round 1.
Return to Ultimate Fighting Championship
After 24 fights outside of the promotion, Barnett returned to the UFC on August 31, 2013, fighting against Frank Mir on the co-main event of UFC 164: Henderson vs. Pettis 2.
At the time of his UFC return, his professional MMA record stood at 32-6-0
Josh Barnett beat Frank Mir by KO/TKO at 1:56 of Round 1.
When was Josh Barnett's last win?
Barnett's last win came against Andrei Arlovski at UFC Fight Night 93 on Saturday September 3, 2016. Josh Barnett beat Andrei Arlovski by Submission at 2:53 of Round 3. Josh Barnett took home an extra bonus after being awarded with Performance of the Night as well as Fight of the Night.