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Aug 24, 2012 11:03 am

VIDEO | BJ Penn Gets Honored At "UFC GYM HAWAII BJ PENN" Grand Opening | UFC NEWS

This past weekend the “UFC Gym Hawaii BJ Penn “opened up its doors for members and fans to celebrate the newest addition of the UFC Gym chain and first ever facility outside of the California market. In attendance fans saw the likes of Chuck Liddell, Anthony Pettis, Josh Thomson, Mark Munoz and BJ Penn. In...

Aug 23, 2012 10:41 am

PHOTO GALLERY | UFC GYM HAWAII BJ PENN GRAND OPENING CELEBRATION | UFC NEWS

This past weekend the “UFC Gym Hawaii BJ Penn “opened up its doors for members and fans to celebrate the newest addition of the UFC Gym chain and first ever facility outside of the California market. In attendance fans saw the likes of Chuck Liddell, Anthony Pettis, Josh Thomson, Mark Munoz and BJ Penn. Hop...

Jul 25, 2012 11:07 am

Healy Booked TO Face Melendez For Strikeforce Title In September | MMA NEWS

Gilbert Melendez, STRIKEFORCE lightweight champion and top pound-for-pound fighter, will make his next title defense against veteran and red-hot number one contender Pat Healy, when STRIKEFORCE: MELENDEZ vs. HEALY comes to Power Balance Pavilion in Sacramento, Calif. on Saturday, Sept. 29. The main event, scheduled for five rounds, will air live on SHOWTIME at 10...

Jul 17, 2012 10:01 am

Coker Says No Strikeforce Champs Will Take Off To The UFC | MMA NEWS

  Since the UFC’s blockbuster purchase of rival organization, Strikeforce, the UFC has really run the show and turned Strikeforce into a much more marketable company. The UFC has also taken the liberty to import some top fighters to compete at the highest level of MMA in the UFC. Such notable names include former Strikeforce...

Jul 13, 2012 8:03 am

EXCLUSIVE | Strikeforce’s Nate Moore talks AKA, Roger Bowling, and Jason High

Nate Moore takes on Jason High on Saturday’s Strikeforce’s Rockhold vs. Kennedy card. After losing to Tarec Saffiedine, Moore bounced back with a knockout win over Nathan Coy. The loss to Saffiedine was a tough pill to swallow initially for Nate. “Mentally the Tarec Saffiedine fight humbled me and pushed me to work on more...

Jun 18, 2012 7:37 am

Exclusive | Rockhold on Kennedy, "I am going to look to expose him"

Despite being the current Strikeforce Middleweight Champion, Luke Rockhold still remains one of the most consistently underrated fighters. Rockhold displays well rounded skills in every fight, and performs at a level on par with the UFC’s top athletes. On July 14th of this year he defends his championship against Tim Kennedy in Portland Oregon. “Training’s...

Jun 1, 2012 7:42 am

Strikeforce Champ Melendez Wants Eddie Alvarez Thrown His Way | MMA NEWS

“Yeah, Eddie is someone that I have respected for a long time and I would definitely welcome that. But you know, as much as I try to get excited for these and try to make these things happen, right now, I am trying not to get involved in that. I really don’t have that much...

May 22, 2012 6:55 pm

"Strikeforce Barnett vs. Cormier" Medical Suspensions Report | MMA NEWS

After a tremendous card that saw several hard fought battles including two epic title fights, medical suspensions were bound to come next. The year-long Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix wrapped up last Saturday as Daniel Cormier took on Josh Barnett in the main event and Gilbert Melendez looked to defend his lightweight title against Josh Thomson....

May 22, 2012 6:18 pm

"Strikeforce Barnett vs. Cormier" Salary Report | MMA NEWS

Here is the much deserved salary list for the fighters from last weeks Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix. The card featured the finale to the Heavyweight tournament as Daniel Cormier took on Josh Barnett in a bloody clash that left both men cut up and bruised. In the co-main event, a lightweight title fight between champion...

May 20, 2012 11:17 am

"Strikeforce: Barnett vs. Cormier" Post Fight Interviews (Video) | MMA NEWS

“Strikeforce: Barnett vs. Cormier” took place yesterday evening from San Jose’s HP Pavilion. In the main event Daniel Cormier was able to coast his way to a unanimous decision victory over highly touted veteran Josh Barnett. In the night’s co-feature champion Gilbert Melendez squeaked by Josh Thomson in a hard fought five-round war that many...

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...