Josh Barnett Reveals There Were Plans For Him To Do More In AEW

MMA legend Josh Barnett appeared on an episode of the Jaxxon podcast, where he talked about a number of topics including how there was plans for him to do more in AEW than he ended up doing.

Barnett said, “It was fun.” “Mainly, I was just there, well, part of it was this card gets announced, that this event’s gonna be in Seattle, and it’s an Antonio Inoki tribute show. Which, it didn’t end up being that much of an Inoki tribute show. But that place gets kind of chaotic at times, and it’s hard to keep all these things together. So I hit them up, I’m like, ‘If you’re gonna have an Inoki tribute show, and you don’t have the number one direct student of Inoki from Seattle on your show, that is ridiculous.”

“There’s no way that could work.’ We put something together. There were plans to do a bit more, but in the end, it just ended up being the single match with Claudio [Castagnoli], and it was a fantastic experience. A lot of it was just me wanting to get out there and go, ‘Show me what you got. Let’s see how it goes.”

You can check out the complete podcast in the video below.

(H/T to Fightful for transcribing the above quotes)