Josh Barnett Speaks About WWE and Bloodsport

Josh Barnett Speaks About What The Inclusion of Shayna Baszler Means for Bloodsport

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Josh Barnett Speaks About WWE and Bloodsport
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Josh Barnett is widely regarded as one of the best MMA heavyweights of all time. He is also one of the only MMA stars and grapplers that promote catch wrestling. Catch wrestling was the original form of professional wrestling, and most of the moves that we see wrestlers perform in the world today are from catch wrestling.

That is the reason why Josh has tried his hand in professional wrestling a number of times.

Josh Barnett Speaks About What The Inclusion of Shayna Baszler Means for Bloodsport

Although he has performed for some professional wrestling promotions, he could never make a huge impact in the promotions that he worked for.

Now he runs his form of sports entertainment called Bloodsport. It hasn’t gained enough popularity but it has a kind of cult following. Most people do not know about catch wrestling so they don’t understand what bloodsport actually represents.

Bloodsport is currently a GCW event, and for the first time ever, it will feature a WWE star. Shayna Baszler, a former WWE Women’s Tag Team Champion is going to fight at the event. Josh spoke about this on the Battleground Podcast.

According to Josh, this is going to be one of the biggest opportunities for Bloodsport and something that he always wanted. "I never thought it was impossible, just unlikely and I've spoken to them in the past around previous Bloodsports about being able to have some access or to take advantage of some of their talents but this is the time," Barnett said.

According to Josh, Shayna is the perfect person represent the WWE in Bloodsport as she is a former MMA star. "There's more than a handful of wrestlers in WWE who I think would be a perfect fit for this," Barnett said. WWE and GCW working together may have never happened in the past under the leadership of Vince McMahon.

Ever since his se*ual allegations, Vince had to leave the company and the company is now under the leadership of Triple H. GCW and WWE working together is a sign of Triple H’s leadership and the effects that it is having on the WWE.

In the past, WWE never mentioned the name of any other promotion on TV, let alone allow one of their stars to work for another promotion. In the past, the stars of Bloodsport have called out WWE stars, but it never lead to anything.

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