Cro Cop defeated Barnett at PRIDE 30
After a bitter defeat to Fedor Emelianenko, Mirko Cro Cop got back to his old wining routine after defeating former UFC champion Josh Barnett via decision in their 2nd bout. Josh proved to be a tough opponent and he did well in stand-up, while Cro Cop dominated the ground game completely. After 3 exausting rounds the decision win was given to Cro Cop marking hiy way back to the champion's belt race.
Cro cop could end the fight in the 2. round after a good punch combo but Josh menaged to get into clinch and basicly keep clincing all the time till the end of the fight.