1810 Search Results for STRIKEFORCE

Dec 27, 2012 9:10 am

Marloes Coenen vs. Fiona Muxlow Added To DREAM 18 New Year’s Eve MMA Event | MMA NEWS

Women’s superstar Marloes Coenen (20-5) of the Netherlands has been added to the stacked DREAM 18 MMA card at Saitama Super Arena in Tokyo, Japan on New Year’s Eve. The featherweight (145 pounds/66 kilograms) submission specialist faces ‘Ferocious’ Fiona Muxlow (6-1) of Queensland, Australia. Like Coenen, the majority of Muxlow’s wins have been by way...

Dec 24, 2012 10:50 am

Dan Henderson: I have at least four more fights ahead of me | UFC News

Former Pride champion, Strikeforce champion, and current UFC light heavyweight contender, Dan Henderson, has fought 37 times, with 29 wins and eight losses. At UFC 157 in February, “Hendo” fights Brazilian Lyoto Machida, with the winner getting the next crack at the light heavyweight belt. Win or lose, Dan says he has four more fights before retiring....

Dec 24, 2012 10:22 am

GSP Responds to Seagal Criticism “I am a Martial Artist” | UFC News

  Steven Seagal questioned UFC welterweight champ George St. Pierre’s previous Octagon performances, and stated that the champion was not a true mixed martial artist during The MMA Hour.  GSP via news conference reacts by stating   “Many people say that I am a great artist, but not a great fighter. I often come back...

Dec 22, 2012 12:32 pm

Tim Kennedy Blasts Cheaters, Wants To Punch Them in The Face

Tim Kennedy has always been outspoken about his moral beliefs. The Strikeforce middleweight fighter is a war hero and a two-time title challenger who has rarely faced much adversity in his MMA career. According to this recent interview Kennedy cunducted with BloodyElbow.com he has a lot to say about cheaters in the sport and his...

Dec 21, 2012 11:59 am

Bobby Voelker vs. Patrick Cote official for UFC 158 | UFC News

Former Strikeforce fighter Bobby Voelker (24-8 MMA, 0-0 UFC) will make his UFC debut this March when he takes on Patrick ‘The Predator” Cote (18-8 MMA, 5-8 UFC) at UFC 158 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Voelker is currently riding a three-fight win streak that includes a pair of second-round TKO’s over Roger Bowling in Strikeforce. Voelker, who went 4-1...

Dec 21, 2012 11:23 am

Ten Christmas Presents the UFC Needs to Give Fans in 2013

There are so many potential match-ups for UFC fans now that Strikeforce is closing its doors. Young guns rising and some of the sport’s most storied athletes still remain on the roster. BJPenn.com takes a look at ten essential fights that need to take place in 2013. 10. Gilbert Melendez vs. Frankie Edgar Gilbert Melendez...

Dec 21, 2012 5:00 am

Prospect Watch Ring Girl Edition: Ashley Salazar | MMA NEWS

In the fascinating world of Mixed Martial Arts, the in-cage talent is not just relegated to shirtless men with 8 oz. gloves.   Ring announcers and referees gain notoriety amongst fans, but in this article I’m focusing on the ring girls.   Since 2011 St Louis resident and US Air Force veteran, Ashley Salazar has...

Dec 20, 2012 12:03 pm

Report: Jorge Masvidal Injured, Bout With Healy In Jeopardy | UFC NEWS

Poor Pat Healy just can’t catch a break. After having his title shot pulled from him twice against Gilbert Melendez, the top lightweight fighter was put into a scheduled bout against former title challenger Jorge Masvidal. Now, in a report from MMAMania.com it appears as if Masvidal too may be forced to withdrawal from the...

Dec 20, 2012 10:52 am

BJPenn.com 2012 MMA Awards

Here they are. The long awaited BJPenn.com end of year MMA awards. Agree? Disagree? Let us know in the comments sections. Enjoy! FIGHTER OF THE YEAR – Matt Brown Rattling off 4 straight wins on an international stage is an inspiring feat for any fighter, but what makes Matt different than the rest is that he...

Dec 20, 2012 10:30 am

Exclusive: Mike Kyle “I can’t believe I’m the Underdog against Mousasi”

  Often in combat sports the media and fans tend to hype one individual fighter up enormously to the point where the opponent is almost completely overlooked. In a sport as unpredictable as MMA where any competitor can stop another on any given night, it’s puzzling how so many people can have such a one-sided approach when...

Dec 20, 2012 5:56 am

Robbie Lawler vs. Josh Koscheck targeted for UFC 157 | UFC News

Robbie Lawler will return to the UFC octagon for the first time in more than eight years when he meets former #1 contender Josh Koscheck this February. The bout with Josh Koscheck (17-6 MMA, 15-6 UFC) will serve as Robbie Lawler’s (19-9 MMA, 4-3 UFC) return to the 170 pound division. Lawler left the UFC...

Dec 19, 2012 12:20 pm

UFC 155: Karlos Vemola Out, Derek Brunson In Against Chris Leben | UFC NEWS

A last minute card shift has put former Strikeforce middleweight, Derek Brunson, into a scheduled matchup with UFC veteran Chris Leben. The change comes on the heels of an injury that forced Karlos Vemola off the card. UFC officials announced the matchup earlier today. UFC 155 is set to take place on Dec. 29 from...

Dec 19, 2012 11:59 am

Team Hendo Takes Issue With Rousey Headlining PPV Over Dan | UFC NEWS

“Ronda is headlining UFC 157. Here is why I have a problem with that. Ronda is the champion of Strikeforce with 6 wins in less than 2 years of a mma professional career. That’s impressive regardless of who she has fought. However, she is not the UFC champion yet. She still has to win this...

Dec 17, 2012 12:41 pm

BJPenn.com Presents: 2012 Women’s MMA Awards Categories

2012 has been a significant year for the female side of mixed martial arts. We saw Olympic bronze medalist Ronda Rousey rapidly rise to super-stardom and become the very first UFC women’s champion. However, as talented and amazing as Rousey is, she shouldn’t be the only female fighter praised this year. Shannon Knapp and Janet...

Dec 15, 2012 8:50 pm

Georges St. Pierre vs Nick Diaz official as UFC 158 headliner | UFC News

UFC officials confirmed today that former Strikeforce welterweight champ Nick Diaz (26-8 MMA, 7-5 UFC) will face current UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre (23-2 MMA, 17-2 UFC) in the main event of UFC 158, set for March 16th in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. GSP and Diaz were originally scheduled to fight in October of 2011 at UFC...

Dec 15, 2012 12:15 pm

VIDEO | King Mo Gets Dropped By Mayweather In Practice | MMA NEWS

Bellator light-heavyweight fighter, King Mo Lawal, allowed cameras into his recent boxing training session. Working on his defense, the former Strikeforce champion was caught with a body shot that sent him to the canvas. Training Mo is none other than famed boxing coach Jeff Mayweather.

Dec 14, 2012 11:13 am

Gilbert Melendez Wants A Unification Bout With Benson Henderson | UFC NEWS

“I want to fight Benson Henderson. I think a champion versus champion fight makes absolute sense right now. I think we already know how things are going to work out between Benson Henderson and a lot of other lightweight fighters in the UFC, but I’m that mystery fighter. No one really knows how I’m going...

Dec 13, 2012 11:46 am

Mir Blames Injury On Shoe Type, Willing To Make Good On Cormier Fight | UFC NEWS

“You know, through training really difficult for the fight, couple maneuvers we were doing, plyometrics and what not, I guess I stepped wrong, kinda had the wrong shoes on I think, that day. I wasn’t going to skip training and ended up slicing my meniscus on my other leg, that was the good knee, so...

Dec 12, 2012 7:23 pm

Brian Stann vs. Wanderlei Silva Slated for UFC on FUEL TV 8 | UFC news

  It appears that Brian Stann’s next opponent will be Wanderlei Silva. As confirmed by Diego Sanchez when I asked who Stann’s next opponent would be and also from a tweet sent out by Strikeforce fighter Isaac Valliue-Flagg. No word on whether the fight will take place at middleweight or light-heavyweight. The fight will apparently...

Dec 12, 2012 11:07 am

Mousasi: I don’t believe I ever trained for a fight | MMA NEWS

“I was overstrained, not motivated, not training well. I think that had something to do with it. This year-layoff got me hungry again and I’m training really good now. I think, it was good (the layoff), I’m making it a positive thing. I was just fighting. I won the belt in DREAM, I won the...

Dec 12, 2012 10:43 am

Exclusive: Liz Carmouche Talks UFC 157 Bout Against Ronda Rousey

  On February 23rd in Anaheim, CA history will be made as two women will fight inside the famed Octagon for the first time in the organizations history. Ronda Rousey the first ever UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion will defend her title against former Strikeforce/Invicta FC fighter Liz Carmouche. Regardless of the outcome, fifty years from...

Dec 11, 2012 11:53 am

Rousey Opens as Massive Favorite over Carmouche

Just a few days ago we found out that the newly-crowned UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey is inked-in to make her octagon debut against Liz Carmouche at the freshly announced UFC 157 event on February 23rd, 2013 at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California. The crowning of Rousey, who is coming over to the...

Dec 10, 2012 10:46 am

Chris Camozzi Wants First Crack At Luke Rockhold | UFC NEWS

“The reason I told the UFC they should match me up with Luke, is because I was looking at some rankings the other day, and I saw his name in the Top 10, and I just thought that was kind of ridiculous. He hasn’t fought in a while, and I can’t even say that I’ve...

Dec 8, 2012 9:25 pm

Video | UFC on Fox 5 Henderson vs Diaz: Post-Fight Press Conference Highlight

The presser begins with UFC an attendance announcement of 14,412 for a gate of $1,522,600 a complete sell out at Key Arena. Yves Edwards earns Knockout of the Night for his first-round finish of Jeremy Stephens. Scott Jorgensen took home both Submission of the Night and Fight of the Night for his show-opening battle with...