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Josh Barnett, Yoshiro Maeda vs. Cole Escovedo Announced for DREAM 13

Josh BarnettFormer UFC heavyweight champion and PRIDE veteran Josh Barnett will return to action later this month at DREAM 13 on March 22 in Yokohama, Japan, while bantamweight WEC veterans Yoshiro Maeda and Cole Escovedo will meet at the event, the promotion today announced.

An opponent for Barnett, who hasn’t fought since last January after testing positive for steroids in July, was not confirmed, but according to’s Josh Gross, he’ll “probably” face Siala “Mighty Mo” Siligla.

DREAM 13, which airs live on HDNet, is headlined by featherweight champ Bibiano Fernandes vs. challenger Joachim Hansen and also features Kuniyoshi Hironaka vs. Katsunori Kikuno and Andre “Dida” Amade vs. K.J. Noons.

For the latest DREAM 13 fight card check out’s MMA rumors section, and stay tuned for DREAM news and DREAM results.

Pictured: Josh Barnett

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