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Josh Barnett on the Paul brothers in boxing: ‘If we don’t pay for it, it doesn’t become the thing that it’s miles’

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Josh Barnett has always been an entertainer whether it’s within the ring or the cage. By manner of seeing YouTube stars like Jake and Logan Paul boxing, he’s now not fervent.

With a mixed three fights below their belts, the Paul’s appear to score now not dangle any draw of slowing down their boxing antics as Jake is scheduled to face used MMA champion Ben Askren in April. In the intervening time, Logan has had his exhibition with Floyd Mayweather postponed.

“They’re trusty athletes, I’ll give ’em that,” Josh Barnett stated of the Paul’s on the We Are RIZIN podcast. “As for it being a mockery, I tell the mockery half of it’s miles genuine merely that they’re ready to advantage on it as worthy as they end without having — let’s exercise the timeframe from wrestling — paid their dues, factual?

“But it’s now not them, it’s us. If we don’t pay for it then it doesn’t become the thing that it’s miles. If other folks don’t search for Jake and Logan’s YouTube idiocy then how end they become current off of it? Whereas you happen to don’t search for the Kardashians, you don’t make them any money, we don’t dangle any Kardashians to complain about.

“At the end of the day, I’m in a position to’t gain excited at someone for making something I in finding absolutely debased and dead, and of hardly any worth to society… they genuine did what they’re gonna end.” Barnett done. “And other folks incentivize them to engage doing it. I’m now not gonna search for Jake Paul. I’ll search for a gif possibly on-line someplace.”

At 43-years used, Josh Barnett, the yarn holder for youngest UFC heavyweight champion in history, has viewed all of it. At some level of his time in fight sports actions, he’s gathered a yarn of 34-8 whereas additionally dabbling within the professional wrestling world.

The Seattle, Washington native in actuality occurs to urge wrestling events recognized as “Josh Barnett’s Bloodsport” — the fourth and fifth events put off situation on Feb. 13 and Feb. 21. Subsequently, he’s properly mindful about the wanted capacity to sell to thrive.

Having now not fought since 2016, Barnett serene aims to debut in Bellator sooner than formally hanging up the gloves.

This text regarded first on BJPENN.COM

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