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Barnett busted, Fedor left holding heavy bag

Updated: July 22, 2009, 2:29 PM ET
By Jake Rossen/Sherdog.com

Fresh Sherdog.com scoop indicates that former UFC heavyweight champion Josh Barnett has registered a positive test that has left a marquee Aug. 1 bout with Fedor Emelianenko at "Affliction: Trilogy" on thin ice.

(Barnett tested positive for illicit supplementation in the spring of 2002, denting his win over champion Randy Couture at UFC 36 that March. Barnett disputed the results, citing holes in the handling and protocol of the testing. He remained absent from the U.S. circuit until ...

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