Josh Barnett will embark on a new obstacle on Oct. 23, when the previous UFC heavyweight winner faces ex-KSW titleholder Marcin Rozalski in a bare-knuckle boxing match less than the Genesis banner in Poland, the organization introduced.
According to Genesis’ formal YouTube channel, Barnett-Rozalski will be contested in three rounds of a few minutes each, and elbow strikes will be allowed. The party will air live on pay out-for every-look at.
Barnett (35-8) has not competed in a match that permitted punches considering that his third-spherical submission victory in excess of Andrei Arlovski in the UFC in April 2018. “The Warmaster” signed with Bellator in 2019, but a pair of bouts with Ronny Markes ended up cancelled.
Barnett is even now underneath agreement with Bellator but received acceptance to compete in the bare-knuckle match, MMA Combating has realized.
Rozalski (7-4), who like Barnett is 42 yrs old, captured the KSW heavyweight crown in his final MMA bout, a 16-next knockout victory around Fernando Rodrigues Jr. in May perhaps 2017. The kickboxer also retains a MMA get over Mariusz Pudzianowski in the KSW cage.