34 Search Results for strikeforce columbus

Jan 23, 2012 1:57 pm

MMA NEWS – Strikeforce Adds Mousasi vs. Kyle To Columbus Show In March

A light-heavyweight bout has been added to the “Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey” event in the form of Gegard Mousasi vs. Mike Kyle. Kyle broke the news via his personal twitter and BJPENN.COM later confirmed it with officials. The March 3rd event is set to go down from the Nationwide Arena in Columbus Ohio and with...

Jan 18, 2012 5:15 am

MMA NEWS – "Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey" Official – Tickets On Pre-Sale Today For Columbus Event

A highly-anticipated and exciting title fight featuring two of the world’s elite mixed martial artists will take place when STRIKEFORCE returns to Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio on Saturday, March 3, when newly-crowned women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate makes her first title defense against undefeated sensation Ronda Rousey. STRIKEFORCE: TATE vs. ROUSEY will air live...

Apr 5, 2012 7:30 am

Evangelista Returns To Strikeforce Against Terry In May

Strikeforce officials have announced a lightweight addition to their May “Heavyweight Grand Prix Final” card in the form of Billy Evangelista vs. James Terry. The “Strikeforce: Heavyweight Grand Prix Final” is set to feature the heavyweight tournament final between Josh Barnett and Daniel Cormier as well as a lightweight title bout between Gilbert Melendez and...

Mar 6, 2012 2:33 pm

“Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey” Television Ratings Report

The ratings for last Saturday’s “Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey” event are in and should be considered a success all things considered. While the event only drew in 431,000 viewers, it should be noted that the fact it was headlined by a female title fight and not a huge name brand star gives these figures a...

Mar 5, 2012 1:54 pm

“Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey” Medical Suspensions Report | Tate Suspended Indefinitely

The Ohio State Athletic Commission just released the list of medical suspensions handed down following last weekend’s Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey” event. While all competitors received precautionary seven-day suspensions, eight fighters received additional time. “Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey” took place this past Saturday from Columbus, Ohio’s Nationwide Arena. In the main event the female bantamweight...

Mar 5, 2012 1:39 pm

“Strikeforce Tate vs. Rousey” Salary Report

The “Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey” Salary report from the Ohio State Athletic Commission is in and topping the list of disclosed payrolls was Ronaldo Jacare Souza who took home $92,000 for this third round submission victory over Bristol Marunde. The total disclosed payroll for the event was $543,000.00. “Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey” took place this...

Mar 5, 2012 1:27 pm

“Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey” Drug Test Results

Five “Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey” competitors underwent mandatory drug testing by the Ohio State Athletic Commission. Today the commission released the results. “Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey” took place this past Saturday from Columbus, Ohio’s Nationwide Arena. In the main event the female bantamweight title changed hands when Ronda Rousey submitted

Mar 2, 2012 10:59 am

Live "Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey" Weigh-In Results (5PM ET)

Strikeforce is holding their “Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey” official weigh-in ceremony today in Columbus Ohio. BJPENN.COM will be there on scene to provide the official weigh-in results this afternoon as all participating fighters hit the scales to make their bouts official. “Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey” takes place tomorrow night from Columbus Ohio’s Nationwide Arena. The...

Feb 21, 2012 12:27 pm

Strikeforce Tate vs. Rousey Media Conference Call (Full Audio)

Strikeforce executive Scott Coker, female champ Miesha Tate, title challenger Ronda Rousey and lightweights K.J. Noons and Josh Thomson took part in today’s media conference call. While on the call the fighters answered questions from the media invited to partake in today’s event and BJPENN.COM has recorded the call for your listening pleasure. To hear...

Feb 21, 2012 10:20 am

Jacare Awaits New Opponent | Brunson Forced To Withdraw From Columbus Card

As just announced by Strikeforce executive Scott Coker on today’s pre-fight media call, Derek Brunson has been pulled from his bout with Jacare Souza for an inability to pass his pre-fight medical exam. No other details weere given. The March 3rd event is set to go down from the Nationwide Arena in Columbus Ohio and...

Feb 14, 2012 5:58 pm

"Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey" Smoking Hott Video Preview

Strikeforce: Miesha Tate vs.Ronda Rousey takes place Saturday, March 3rd from Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. Along with the main card that airs on Showtime, the preliminary card will feature the return of Ryan Couture, as well as hard hitting MMA veteran, Scott Smith. Read More: Miesha Tate (News), Ronda Rousey (News), Strikeforce

Feb 8, 2012 1:59 pm

Ronda Rousey Talks Miesha Tate And Their March Main Event In Columbus

In this latest interview from one of Women’s MMA’s most polarizing figures, Ronda Rousey, talks in-depth about Miesha Tate and their main event title fight scheduled for March 3. She goes into her pre-fight mental warfare tactics, how the fight breaks down and her game plan to beat the champ and earn the Strikeforce bantamweight...

Feb 7, 2012 2:43 pm

Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey Finalized, Main Card and Prelims Set

The man card and preliminary fights are now set for next months Strikeforce card in Columbus, Ohio. The main event will feature a women’s bantamweight title fight between Meisha Tate, and undefeated challenger, Ronda Rousey. The main card, which airs on Showtime, will also feature a light heavyweight clash between Gegard Mousasi, and Mike Kyle.  In other...

Feb 3, 2012 8:37 am

Jacare vs. Brunson / Sayers vs. Smith Added To “Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey”

The Strikeforce Columbus event has just added two more bouts to the ever growing roster. This time its middleweight bouts between Jacare Souza and Derek Brunson and another one set to pair Lumumba Sayers opposite Scott Smith. Strikeforce officials confirmed the matchups this morning. The March 3rd event is set to go down from the...

Jan 23, 2012 2:07 pm

MMA NEWS – Couture vs. Heun Set For “Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey”

Strikeforce officials have added a lightweight contest to their return trip to Columbus and have decided to put Conor Heun up against Ryan Couture. Strikeforce officials confirmed the matchup earlier today. The March 3rd event is set to go down from the Nationwide Arena in Columbus Ohio and with a bantamweight title fight between challenger...

Oct 12, 2011 3:37 pm

Noons vs. Evangelista Round Out "Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Masvidal" Main Card

It would appear as if a four-fight main card has been set for December’s Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Masvidal event. Strikeforce officials have paired off KJ Noons with Billy Evangelista in the latest main card booking for the show. Joining them on the card will be Mousasi vs. OSP, Cyborg vs. Yamanaka and of course the...

Sep 21, 2011 6:31 pm

Henderson vs. Rua Confirmed As UFC 139 Main Event, Number One Contender Bout

UFC president Dana White confirmed with the media in attendance at today’s UFC 135 pre-fight press conference that the recently announced Henderson vs. Rua fight will serve as the main event in San Jose California. Additionally, the winner is likely to get a title shot after Rashad Evans gets his stab at this weekend’s winner....

Sep 19, 2011 4:45 pm

Dan Henderson Returns To UFC Against "Shogun" At UFC 139

Strikeforce light-heavyweight champion Dan Henderson has opted to return to the UFC ranks following his last Strikeforce win over Fedor Emelianenko. He has likely vacated his title to pursue UFC gold. Set to spoil his return to the Octagon is former UFC light-heavyweight champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua. UFC 139 is set to take place on...

Mar 6, 2012 1:19 pm

Dana White | Ronda Rousey Is Going To Be A Huge Star

“I’ve been saying for a long time about the women’s division, there aren’t enough women to create a division. But every once in a while you’re going to have the fighters to create these one-off fights. That happened last Saturday night. Ronda Rousey is going to be a big star.” UFC president Dana White told...

Mar 2, 2012 9:02 am

Exclusive | Headrush’s Mike McLeish Sheds Light on Team Brand, Fighters, Expos, and More

As mixed martial arts’ continues to grow into mainstream success, sponsors continue to grow as well. One in particular is Headrush, who sponsors a talented team of fighters including UFC interim welterweight champion Carlos Condit, heavyweight contender Shane Carwin, Stipe Miocic, Scott Jorgensen, Stephen Thompson, and UFC on Fuel TV 3 headliner and featherweight title...

Feb 28, 2012 3:39 pm

Ronda Rousey’s Biggest Fear In A Fight? It Rhymes With Hamill And Ends With Toe

So what is Ronda Rousey’s biggest fear? I think’s its best if she explains… “I am really scared of getting camel toe on national television. That just scares the crap out of me. If you notice, I’m constantly pulling my pants down when I fight, because those are some tight little spandex shorts. I just...

Feb 22, 2012 4:55 pm

Bristol Marunde In For Brunson Against Jacare On March 3

Yesterday we released a breaking story revealed by Strikeforce executive Scott Coker. The March 3 Strikeforce event slated for Columbus, Ohio took a hit to its roster when Derek Brunson was unable to pass Ohio medical exams and was subsequently removed from his bout against Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza. The Strikeforce match making department went straight...

Feb 21, 2012 12:42 pm

Female Star Gina Carano Talks Tate vs. Rousey

“I completely thought that Marloes Coenen was going to win in that last fight against Miesha, so I was really impressed with Miesha. I think Miesha Tate works really hard and I think a lot of people thought Marloes was going to win that fight, so I think she gained a lot of respect from...

Feb 18, 2012 4:34 pm

Photo Gallery | Miesha Tate Trains For Ronda Rousey

Strikeforce: Miesha Tate vs.Ronda Rousey takes place Saturday, March 3rd from Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. Along with the main card that airs on Showtime, the preliminary card will feature the return of Ryan Couture, as well as hard hitting MMA veteran, Scott Smith. Scott Hirono from Art of Eight recently got a inside look...