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NJPW G1 Special: Josh Barnett conference call audio


As part of the build for this weekend's NJPW shows in the U.S. with Saturday night's show airing live on AXS TV, color commentator, pro wrestler, and former UFC heavyweight champion Josh Barnett answered media questions for about 45 minutes on Wednesday afternoon.

A few of the topics Barnett talked about:

- Whether he's had discussions about getting into pro wrestling again

- Thoughts on his recent match with Jeff Cobb and past matches with Suzuki and Bobby Lashley

- Whether he wanted to work more with Impact Wrestling

- Working with Jim Ross and the transition of working with him vs. Mauro Ranallo

- What NJPW talent that he helped train has surprised him the most with his success

- What NJPW can learn from PRIDE's expansion into the U.S.

- How he would compare the two Okada vs. Omega matches

- What NJPW talents he has seen progress since he began commentating on matches

- What pro wrestlers could hold their own in MMA...and more.

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