2093 Search Results for Strikeforce

Mar 25, 2013 9:41 am

Championship Consistency: Good or Bad for the Sport of MMA? | MMA NEWS

Mixed martial arts fans have been accustomed to seeing remarkably repetitive contests over the past several years, particularly in the UFC it seems. The “major leagues of MMA” are where all up-and-coming fighters aspire to compete one day, where their dreams of reaching a national audience, seeing bigger paydays and attaining championship gold can all...

Mar 23, 2013 12:13 pm

Is It Time For A Welterweight Interim Title? | UFC NEWS

By Evan Stoumbelis After Johny Hendricks defeated Carlos Condit at UFC 158 it looked like he would finally get a crack at the welterweight strap, but it seems that a shot at the title has once again evaded him, this time in the form of an Achilles tendon injury to welterweight kingpin Georges St. Pierre....


Mar 22, 2013 7:07 am

Jordan Mein steps in for injured Dan Hardy, faces Matt Brown at UFC on FOX 7 | UFC News

An injury has forced Dan “The Outlaw” Hardy (25-10 MMA, 6-4 UFC) to pull out of his scheduled bout with Matt Brown (16-11 MMA, 6-5 UFC) at UFC on FOX 7 next month. Stepping in to fill the void will be Canadian welterweight Jordan “Young Gun” Mein (27-8 MMA, 1-0 UFC), who makes a quick return to action, fresh off his...

Mar 19, 2013 7:40 pm

Rick Story asks for Jake Ellenberger rematch, ‘pissed’ he’s getting all the accolades when he already ‘beat his ass’| UFC NEWS

Jake Ellenberger notched a huge win Saturday night at UFC 158, with his impressive KO of former Strikeforce Welterweight champion Nate Marquardt. The win catapulted him up the UFC Welterweight rankings, earning him consideration as the next contender to Georges St. Pierre’s throne. Next to Johny Hendricks, of course. That praise has not set well with another...

Mar 19, 2013 6:42 pm

Lavar Johnson Flagged For Elevated Testosterone Following UFC 157 Loss | UFC News

A post-fight drug screening after Lavar Johnson’s fight against Brendan Schaub at UFC 157 was flagged for elevated levels of testosterone. As first reported by MMAJunkie.com, CSAC Executive Officer Andy Foster stated that an additional carbon isotope test revealed “the testosterone was consistent with the administration of a steroid”. The commission tested the fighters for...

Mar 19, 2013 9:50 am

Darren Elkins replaces Clay Guida, meets Chad Mendes at UFC on FOX 7 | UFC News

Darren Elkins (16-2 MMA, 6-1 UFC) improved to 5-0 as a UFC featherweight this past weekend at UFC 158, as he defeated Antonio Carvalho via first round TKO. Coming away victorious and unscathed in Montreal allowed Elkins to step in for the injured Clay Guida to now meet Chad Mendes (13-1 MMA, 4-1 UFC) at...

Mar 18, 2013 3:22 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Mike Dolce Breaks Silence On Cyborg: Says Santos Came To Him, 135 Possible For Former Champ | MMA NEWS

When Mike Dolce joined BJPENN.COM Radio this past Wednesday, March 13, he spoke at length regarding many topics the MMA world have been buzzing about. However, none of his words may have been so striking as those chronicling his dealings with former Strikeforce women’s featherweight champion Cris “Cyborg” Santos. For months, rumors and speculation regarding...

Mar 18, 2013 2:08 pm

Cesar Gracie reacts to Nick Diaz’s loss and possible retirement | UFC News

During a Monday interview with the folks at The MMA Hour, Diaz’s manager Cesar Gracie stated that the demands of managing have him considering pulling out of that responsibility, as long as he can find capable hands to guide the careers of his fighters. Gracie, who is a longtime trainer/manager/father figure type for Diaz, isn’t...

Mar 16, 2013 10:59 pm

UFC 158 Post-Fight Presser Highlights | UFC NEWS

Dana White: (referring to Condit)”What he did tonight showed he was a well rounded mixed martial artist” “Nothing surprises me with Nick. Do I think he should retire? No. But if guys say they should retire in this sport, they probably should. I don’t think tonight’s fight was anything to overreact about. Nick’s been talking...

Mar 16, 2013 3:04 pm

Gambler’s Odds: UFC 158 Main Card | UFC NEWS

UFC 158 is a risky card to wager your money on. The main card is not as stacked as past cards we’ve seen and a few names have proven to be shaky in their last few performances. While I’m not insulting their skillset, there are simply a couple of names that I would not feel...

Mar 15, 2013 6:10 pm

Dana White not ruling out the possibility of Herschel Walker joining the UFC | UFC News

The Strikeforce imports to the UFC have been impressive thus far, Robbie Lawler, Tyron Woodley, and the man challenging for the UFC welterweight championship Nick Diaz have all come over and notched quality wins. Today, another possible fighters name was brought up to bring to the octagon, former Heisman trophy winner, and NFL great Herschel Walker....

Mar 13, 2013 2:28 pm

BJPENN.COM RADIO RETURNS TONIGHT WITH DOLCE, NOONS & ASKREN AT 8PM ET | UFC NEWS

The BJPENN.COM RADIO crew is set to hit the airwaves in it’s usual time slot tonight at 8:00 PM ET / 5:00 PM PT. Joining fill-in hosts George Matthews and Pedro Carrasco will be top Strikeforce import, KJ Noons, Bellator welterweight champion Ben Askren and famed dietitian Mike Dolce. Noons is preparing for his UFC...

Mar 13, 2013 11:54 am

Herschel Walker not fininshed with MMA, Wants One Fight In The UFC | MMA NEWS

Herschel Walker feels he has one trip to the cage left in him. And he would love for that final lap to end in the UFC’s octagon The 51-year-old Walker was on The LaVar Arrington Show with Chad Dukes on 106.7 The Fan. During the appearance, the football legend said he hasn’t officially called it...

Mar 13, 2013 10:05 am

UFC 162 just added Leben vs. Craig, Baczynski vs. Melancon | UFC NEWS

Two fights have been added to UFC 162: Silva vs. Weidman. Chris “The Crippler” Leben (22-9) will take on Andrew “The Highlight” Craig (8-1) and Seth “The Polish Pistola” Baczynski (18-9) will go head-to-head against Strikeforce veteran Brian Melancon (6-2). UFC 162 is slated to take place on July 6, 2013 at the MGM Grand...

Mar 13, 2013 9:13 am

PHOTO | UFC on FUEL TV 9: Gustafsson vs. Mousasi Poster | UFC NEWS

Former Strikeforce light-heavyweight champion, Gegard Mousasi, has graced his first official UFC poster for ‘UFC on FUEL TV 9: Gustafsson vs. Mousasi’. The two light-heavyweights will go toe-to-toe on April 6 in what UFC President Dana White has declared a number-one contender match up.

Mar 11, 2013 1:05 pm

Arlovski foresees return trip to UFC, title run | MMA NEWS

  At 34-years-old, Andrei Arlovski feels there is plenty left in his heavyweight tank. Alovski is a former UFC heavyweight champion who hasn’t fought for that organization since 2008. The ‘Pitbull’ said he and ZUFFA, the parent company of the UFC, are on good terms and he believes a return trip back to Octagon isn’t...

Mar 7, 2013 7:31 am

Sam Stout vs. Isaac Vallie-Flagg added to UFC 161 in Winnipeg | UFC News

A lightweight match-up between Canadian Sam Stout (19-8-1 MMA, 8-7 UFC) and Strikeforce import Isaac Vallie-Flagg (14-3-1 MMA, 1-0 UFC) has been added to the UFC 161 card set for June 15 in Winnipeg. Stout makes a quick return to action following his hard-fought split-decision win over Strikeforce veteran, Caros Fodor, at February’s UFC 157 event....