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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...

Jan 18, 2012 4:30 am

MMA NEWS – ProElite And Dream Ink Fighter Exchange Partnership

ProElite MMA and Dream, the largest Japanese MMA organization, have initiated a promotional partnership and fighter exchange program, they jointly announced on Tuesday. The alliance will foster co-promoted events, both in the United States and in Japan with fighter exchanges featured on the cards of both fight promotions, respectively. “Our partnership with Dream forms a...

Jan 17, 2012 9:50 am

MMA NEWS – Another Fighter Popped: King Mo Tests Positive For Steroids

Suspended and fined, King Mo now faces consequences for having anabolic steroids in his system. The Nevada State Athletic Commission today released the findings from the “Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine” drug screenings and out of all the fighters screened King Mo was the only one who tested positive for steroids. Lawal was found to have...

Jan 17, 2012 7:22 am

MMA NEWS – Santos Trying To Clear Her Name: Appeals Process Started

Sticking to her defense of tainted supplements, former Strikeforce featherweight champion, Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos has begun the appeals process to try and regain her license to fight from the California State Athletic Commission. If found innocent of the infraction which caused her to be suspended and stripped of her title, she would be back on...

Jan 16, 2012 10:15 am

MMA NEWS – Boxing Champ Klitschko Interested In Trying MMA

Not professionally, but for fitness and practice. Here is what the boxing champ told Jim Rome while a guest on his show: [box_light]“[MMA is] a very tough sport. I don’t think I’m ready to practice it and fight in the cage, I think I’m too old for it, but I have a lot of respect…...

Jan 13, 2012 7:32 am

MMA NEWS – Revelation That Cyborg Uses Steroids Hurt Gina Carano

[box_light] “I’d be lying if I said that I wasn’t hurt by the whole thing. That fight with her was definitely the biggest moment of my mixed martial arts (MMA) career and at that time I had people around me telling me she was on steroids and everything. But, if there was a chance that...

Jan 13, 2012 6:54 am

MMA NEWS – Cyborg Says Trash Talk From Rousey Hurts The Sport

[box_light] “I don’t like to talk too much, I like to act instead. But now my hands are tied, I am suspended. This will be the first and last time I will talk. First of all, (Ronda Rousey) has been running away from me for a long time. We were going to fight, she talked...

Jan 12, 2012 9:22 am

MMA NEWS – Carano Explains That Haywire Producers Changed Her Voice In Movie

MMA superstar, Gina Carano explains what many people have speculated on ever since the trailer for her upcoming film “Haywire” was released. Her voice for the role was changed in the post-production phase and if you’ve watched the extended trailer than you have surely already noticed it. She explains the change to Fightlinker.com: [box_light] “Yeah...

Jan 11, 2012 8:16 pm

UFC And Fox Looking To Return In May For Third Network Show

“The third FOX special will be on 5/5, which is notable because that will likely be the night of a major boxing PPV most likely involving Mayweather, and they’ll promote it as if the MMA fights will be over before the Mayweather fight starts.” Dave Meltzer, editor of the Wrestling Observer newsletter, is reporting that...

Jan 9, 2012 10:18 am

MMA NEWS – Lawler Tops “Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine” Payroll With 150k

The Nevada State Athletic Commission released the reported “Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine” salaries this afternoon and the top earner of last Saturday’s card was UFC veteran Robbie Lawler who brought home a disclosed $150,000 for his first round knockout victory over Adlan Amagov . The total disclosed payroll for the Strikeforce event was $566,000. “Strikeforce...

Jan 7, 2012 8:22 am

MMA NEWS – “King Mo” Commits To Strikeforce With New Contract Extension

“King Mo’ Lawal has recommitted to the Strikeforce promotion and extended his contract another four-fights. The former Strikeforce champion is poised to fight Lorenz Larkin tonight at Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine and the bout marked his last contracted arrangement with the promotion. While “Mo” had many hopes to face the likes of cross promotional rival...

Jan 6, 2012 7:59 am

UFC NEW – UFC Newcomer Jared Papazian Tapped to Face Mike Easton at UFC on FX 1

King of the Cage bantamweight champion Jared Papazian has received the call to head to the big show following the withdrawal of Mike Easton’s original opponent Ken Stone. Originally scheduled for the event was Ken Stone vs. Mike Easton but just 24-hours after the bout was made official, Stone was forced to withdraw with an...

Dec 31, 2011 9:54 am

MMA NEWS – DREAM New Year 2011 Results: Emelianenko & Aoki End The Year Victorious

“DREAM: Fight for Japan. How are you! New Year 2011.” took place early this morning from the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. In the headlining slot is heavyweight Fedor Emelianenko was able to defeat, Judo Olympic gold medalist, Satoshi Ishii in the first round. In the co-featured slot Shinya Aoki defended his lightweight title...

Dec 28, 2011 1:25 pm

MMA NEWS – Noons Next for Melendez?

With Noons and Melendez coming off of recent victories in the Strikeforce organization, fans and media press are inquiring about a possible match for the lightweight championship. “I think Gilbert’s a great champion,” Noons told the Sherdog Radio Network’s “Beatdown” show. “I think he’s definitely one of the best. Styles make fights. I think I’m...

Dec 22, 2011 11:00 am

MMA NEWS – Coker Picks Melendez Over Edgar In Hypothetical Champ vs. Champ Match

“I believe he is the No. 1 lightweight in the world. Believe me, those other guys, I take nothing away from them. Listen, styles make fights, and I’m really looking at Frankie Edgar and Gilbert, that match-up as to who would win that fight and how that fight would look. Ben Henderson, Cowboy Cerrone, all...

Dec 22, 2011 10:57 am

MMA NEWS – Alexis Davis Lined Up for Strikeforce in March

Alexis Davis will return in to action in March for a Strikeforce event to be held in Ohio. The Canadian native is on a three fight win streak (2-0 in Strikeforce) and is itching to get back in the cage. Although her opponent has not been announced yet, Davis voiced that she wouldn’t mind fighting...

Dec 16, 2011 4:52 pm

MMA NEWS – "Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Masvidal" Weigh-In Results

MAIN CARD:(Showtime) Champ Gilbert Melendez (155) vs. Jorge Masvidal (155) – for lightweight title Champ Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos (145) vs. Hiroko Yamanaka (145) – for women’s featherweight title Gegard Mousasi (206) vs. Ovince St. Preux (206) Billy Evangelista (156) vs. K.J. Noons (156) PRELIMINARY CARD: Caros Fodor (156) vs. Justin Wilcox (156) Roger Bowling (170)...

Dec 16, 2011 9:34 am

MMA NEWS – Tim Sylvia vs. Brett Rogers Off DREAM Year End Show

Brett Rogers’ inability to obtain a travel Visa for this month’s DREAM year end show has caused the removal of the heavyweight clash between himself and former UFC champion Tim Sylvia from the evening’s card. “DREAM: Fight for Japan. How are you! New Year 2011.” is set to take place on Dec. 31 from the...

Dec 15, 2011 12:07 pm

MMA NEWS – Strikeforce Lives: Showtime And Strikeforce Announce Closing Of Broadcast Deal Renewal

Showtime Networks Inc. and world championship mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion STRIKEFORCE have entered into a new broadcast agreement to continue producing live MMA events on the premium television network, SHOWTIME. The agreement was announced jointly today by Stephen Espinoza, Executive Vice President and General Manager, SHOWTIME Sports®, Dana White, UFC President, and Scott Coker,...