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May 19, 2012 8:41 am

"Strikeforce: Barnett vs. Cormier" Live Results & Discussion Thread

Strikeforce is back on Showtime this evening with the conclusions of the Heavy Weight Grand Prix. In the main event finalists Josh Barnett and Daniel Cormier will battle it out for the Strikeforce Grand Prix title and a chance to cement themselves as one of the top heavyweights in the game. In the co-featured bout...

May 19, 2012 7:48 am

Strikeforce: Barnett vs. Cormier Full Weigh-Ins Video | MMA NEWS

Highlights from the official weigh-in for the Saturday May 19th Strikeforce World Grand Prix Heavyweight Tournament. Watch as tournament finalist Josh Barnett and Daniel Cormier hit the scales with Gilbert Melendez, Josh Thomson, Rafael Feijao, Mike Kyle, Nah-Shon Burrell, and Chris Spang.

May 18, 2012 1:19 pm

UFC Heavies Unanimously Pick Cormier Over Barnett

While the odds-makers make Josh Barnett the betting favorite to win the STRIKEFORCE World Heavyweight Grand Prix Saturday night in San Jose and live on SHOWTIME, Barnett’s peers respectfully disagree. As a former UFC heavyweight champion and PRIDE Grand Prix finalist, Barnett has seen it all during his 15-year, 31-5, career as a mixed martial...

May 18, 2012 6:45 am

Highlights From Yesterday's Strikeforce Press Conference | MMA NEWS

The main players took the stage Thursday in the final press conference before Saturday’s STRIKEFORCE: World Grand Prix Heavyweight Tournament Final when Josh Barnett faces Daniel Cormier, live on SHOWTIME® (10 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the West Coast) from the HP Pavilion. The powerful Barnett (31-5), of Fullerton, Calif., has not lost a fight since...


May 17, 2012 7:23 am

Fans Encouraged To Attend Tomorrows Strikeforce Press Conference In San Jose | MMA NEWS

Strikeforce officials are holding a special pre-fight press conference tomorrow in San Jose, Ca. in anticipation of this weekend’s “Strikeforce: Barnett vs. Cormier” event. After nearly 15-months in the making, the Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix will conclude and a champion crowned. Additionally, current Strikeforce lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez and former Strikeforce lightweight champion Josh Thomson...

May 16, 2012 3:04 pm

Exclusive | Gilbert Melendez on Strikeforce, UFC, Diaz, BJ Penn, and more | MMA NEWS

Gilbert Melendez is one of the few fighters to fight outside of the UFC and still garner the respect of a champion in their organization. Melendez is the current Strikeforce Lightweight Champion, and currently scheduled to rematch Josh Thomson on May 19, 2012. Melendez once seemed bitter about losing the opportunity to jump to the...

May 4, 2012 2:54 pm

Exclusive | Mike Kyle talks Feijao; Dropping to middleweight to fight Silva

Mike Kyle (19-8-1) is the closest he has ever been to the Strikeforce Light Heavyweight Championship right now. On May 19, Kyle will rematch former Strikeforce champion Rafael Cavalcante also known as “Feijao”. In their first outing Kyle knocked Feijao out in June of 2009. Cavalcante went on to win the Strikeforce Light Heavyweight Championship...

Apr 25, 2012 6:20 pm

Exclusive | Yves Edwards Discloses Injury | Hopes To Return To Octagon Soon | UFC NEWS

By Evan Stoumbelis: On this week’s edition of Just Scrap Radio, host Jens Pulver and guest co-host Abel Pulver discussed many things. From Marloes Coenen’s knowledge about Alistair Overeem’s PED use, to UFC 145 results and an interview with special guest, Yves Edwards. The self-proclaimed “Thug Jitsu Master” boasts a 41-18-1 record (9-6 UFC), with...

Apr 20, 2012 9:06 am

Stop Fitching and Fitchery in MMA Now!

By Lewis Mckeever: This is not an article set out to condemn UFC welterweight grinder Jon Fitch, but rather, a tool to vent my growing frustration and concerns with Fitch’s widespread smothering fighting style, otherwise known as “Fitching”. Jon Fitch is renowned for his grapple heavy, “take no risks” approach to mixed martial arts. Jon...

Apr 5, 2012 8:30 am

Cavalcante vs. Vallie-Flagg Set For “Strikeforce: Grand Prix Finale”

Another lightweight bout has been added to the ever growing May card getting put together by Strikeforce. As announced by Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker, JZ Cavalcante and Isaac Vallie-Flagg have agreed to square off. The “Strikeforce: Heavyweight Grand Prix Final” is set to feature the heavyweight tournament final between Josh Barnett and Daniel Cormier as...

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...

Apr 4, 2012 8:15 am

Virgil Zwicker Meets Guto Inocente At “Strikeforce: Heavyweight Grand Prix Final”

Strikeforce officials have announced a light-heavyweight bout between Virgil Zwicker and Guto Inocente set for next month’s show in San Jose, California. Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker announced the bout yesterday evening on his official twitter account. The “Strikeforce: Heavyweight Grand Prix Final” is set to feature the heavyweight tournament final between Josh Barnett and Daniel...

Mar 15, 2012 11:33 am

Cesar Gracie Wants UFC Fighter For Gilbert Melendez | Still Prefers Penn Or Pettis

“Melendez’s situation is complex right now. We still don’t have an opponent, date or place set. They said he could fight in San Jose but it’ll probably change. They mentioned Josh Thomson but then said it was not going to happen. It depends on the relationship between Dana White (UFC president) and Showtime (TV channel...

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 3, 2012 4:33 pm

"Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey" Live Results And Discussion Thread

“Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey” goes down tonight on Showtime. The preliminary card is set to kick off on Showtime Extreme at 8:00pm ET and the main card starts on Showtime at 10:00pm ET. In tonight’s main event Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate throw down for the female bantamweight title currently held my the champion, Miesha...

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 28, 2012 8:45 am

Faber to Cruz | You’re Welcome For Letting You Live

“I mean, come on. Let’s be serious here. I don’t understand the way he’s fighting, so I’m frustrated and I’m saying bad stuff about it? The guy’s a good fighter. He’s good at what he does which is: scoring some points. He’s not dangerous. He’s not scary. I knocked him down three different times in...

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 12:27 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 13, 2012 12:10 pm

Mike Kyle Forced Out Of Mousasi Fight With Injury

A light-heavyweight bout between Mike Kyle and Gegard Mousasi has reportedly been scratched from the Strikeforce show in March. Reasoning for the removal is an undisclosed injury Kyle received presumably while training for the bout. Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey takes place Saturday, March 3rd from Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. Along with the main card...

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 4, 2012 9:07 am

Pro's Pick UFC 143 Diaz vs. Condit For BJPENN.COM *Updated*

UFC 143 is set to take place at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas on February 4th. Nick Diaz will face Carlos Condit for the UFC’s interim welterweight title live on pay-per-view. GSP vs. Condit was originally scheduled for the event until a brash Diaz got into the head of GSP with a...

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 27, 2012 3:00 pm

UFC NEWS | UFC on Fox 2 | Pro's Pick For BJPENN.COM

UFC on FOX 2 is set to take place on Saturday (tomorrow), January 27 from The United Center. In the main event, Phil Davis will square off with Rashad Evans for the number one contender seat in the UFC’s light-heavyweight division ruled over by Jon Jones. The co-feature of the evening is a middleweight number...

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...

Dec 30, 2011 1:05 pm

UFC NEWS – Pro’s Pick Lesnar vs. Overeem For BJPENN.COM

It came to me late last night, while I was working away on BJPENN.COM that our readers here might enjoy some insight from some of MMA’s insiders about tonight’s UFC 141 main event between Brock Lesnar and Alistair Overeem. As such, I reached out to some of the friendliest guys in my phone book to...

Nov 19, 2016 9:42 pm

Michael Chandler Defeats Benson Henderson in Bellator 165 Main Event

On Saturday night, Bellator MMA returned to the SAP Center in San Jose, California with Bellator 165. In the card’s main event, reigning Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler attempted to defend his title against former WEC and UFC lightweight titleholder Benson Henderson. Though Chandler would ultimately succeed on this mission, Henderson did not make it easy...