‘I Would Love That Fight’ – Chris Barnett Accepts a Callout and Is Ready to Fight

Published 11/12/2021, 10:13 AM EST


Chris Barnett has become an overnight sensation in the world of MMA. He was on the preliminary card at UFC 268 and took on Gian Villante in a heavyweight clash. ‘Beastboy’ impressed everyone from the moment he was walking out for the fight. He danced his way to the octagon, knocked his opponent out with a spinning wheel kick, landed a front flip after the fight, and danced on his way out.

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Barnett got the fans talking, and they want to see him in the octagon once again. He got his first win in the UFC at UFC 268 and is ready to fight again. One of the up-and-coming heavyweights in the UFC, Carlos Felipe, called him out, and both want to fight.

‘Boi Felipe’ tweeted saying, “You did very well in your last fight with KO and bonus, but what you think about a fight between us, lets gonna give the fans pure fun and violence. Feb looks good date to me. My manager already talk with UFC about it, talk with your and lets gonna make it happens!”

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‘Beastboy’ responded to the callout and would love to fight Felipe. He said, “I’m ready to go. I actually got called out by, he just fought Andrei Arlovski… Carlos Felipe, he called me out in a respectful way. He is a top name, he’s ranked up there higher than me. I would love that fight.”

Since then, Felipe has asked the UFC to make this matchup official, as both men are ready to fight.

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Carlos Felipe vs. Chris Barnett

‘Boi’ and ‘Beastboy‘ are ready to get inside the octagon and fight it out. Chris Barnett is probably one of the most famous heavyweights in the world right now. After his previous fight, and the overall demeanor he had before, during, and after the fight, he won over the fans. Barnett is keen to maintain a swift strength of schedule in order to capitalize on the momentum of his recent win.

Carlos Felipe is coming off a loss against MMA veteran and former UFC heavyweight champion, Andrei Arlovski. He was on a three-fight winning streak before losing to ‘The Pitbull.’ He would want to get the momentum back, and is ready to take on Barnett.

After the two of them basically accepted to fight each other, Felipe took to Twitter and asked for the fight to take place. He wrote, Hey boss, @Mickmaynard2, my boy Chris Barnett already love this match up too. If you like it too, lets make this happen!”

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This looks like an interesting matchup to make. Let’s see what the UFC has to say about it.

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Would you like to see Chris Barnett back inside the octagon? Let us know in the comments!

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Arunaditya Aima

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Arunaditya is a UFC writer at EssentiallySports. Having completed his Post Graduate Diploma in Multimedia Journalism from IIJNM, Arunaditya aspires to be an important voice in the world of MMA and interview the likes of Jon Jones, Conor McGregor, Amanda Nunes, and other such superstars of the sport. He has followed the sport for over a decade and is an ardent fan of Georges St-Pierre, who he believes is the greatest of all time.

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