Josh Barnett Returns at DREAM 13


Josh Barnett weighs-in for PRIDE 32: The Real Deal. Photo property of PRIDE FC Worldwide.

DREAM has announced that PRIDE veteran Josh Barnett will be returning to the ring March 22 at DREAM 13 at Yokohama Arena in Yokohama, Japan. According to the report, Barnett’s promotional debut will come against K-1 slugger Siala “Mighty Mo” Siliga.

Barnett was scheduled to face Fedor Emelianenko on August 1, 2009 at Affliction: Trilogy but both the bout and event were cancelled after Barnett tested positive for anabolic steroids.

Barnett, a native of Seattle, Washington, possesses a mixed martial arts record of 24-5. Barnett is currently riding a four-fight winning streak with victories over Hidehiko Yoshida, Jeff Monson, Pedro Rizzo, and Gilbert Yvel.

Siliga, a native of San Bernardino, California, possesses a mixed martial arts record of 3-1. Siliga holds victories over the likes of Mark Smith, Min Soo Kim, and Ruben “Warpath” Villareal.

DREAM 13 will be headlined by a featherweight title bout between Bibiano Fernandez and Joachim Hansen. DREAM 13 will air live on HDNet.

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