GCW Josh Barnett’s Bloodsport 9 event was the second event of GCW Collective 2023 on March 30, 2023.
This was the fourth time that GCW Bloodsport event took place at Ukrainian Culture Center in Los Angeles, CA. The biggest attraction for the event was Kota Ibushi, who was in his first match since G1 Climax 2021 final match where he got injured. He faced Mike Bailey in an MMA/catch wrestling style match.
Jon Moxley was also in action as he faced NJPW’s Alex Coughlin. Marina Shafir was in a more familiar MMA-style setting as she took on Killer Kelly. John Morrison(Johnny Bloodsport) faced Royce Isaacs from NJPW’s LA Dojo.
Josh Barnett himself took on Timothy Thatcher. Bad Dude Tito, Davey Boy Smith Jr, Jeff Cobb were also in action. Check below for results from GCW Josh Barnett’s Bloodsport 9 event with complete match card, and other information.
- Jeff Cobb def. Calder McColl via referee stoppage
- Erik Hammer def. Calvin Tankman via submission
- Marina Shafir def. Killer Kelly via submission
- Kota Ibushi def. Mike Bailey via KO
- Bad Dude Tito def. Yuya Uemura via submission
- Davey Boy Smith Jr. def. JR Kratos via submission
- Johnny Bloodsport def. Royce Isaacs via submission
- Jon Moxley def. Alex Coughlin via submission
- Timothy Thatcher def. Josh Barnett via submission