1812 Search Results for STRIKEFORCE

Jun 9, 2012 8:33 am

Champ Ronda Rousey Opens Up As 5-1 Favorite Over Kaufman | MMA NEWS

By Jonathan Kirschner Even though the bout has yet to be announced, sources close to the fight confirmed that the bout is going to happen and that’s good enough for the bookies. With the numbers at a staggering 5-to-1 in favor of the Strikeforce Women’s Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey, it’s safe to assume that the...

Jun 6, 2012 5:59 am

Machida Talks About His Fight With Bader And Training In Los Angeles | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Lyoto Machida in an interview with TATAME. Machida is currently in Los Angeles, California training for the Ryan Bader fight. “Well, I came to stay here for a couple of months, but I’m really liking the training here. It’s pretty intense, many guys helping me out here, like Rafael, Johnson, Werdum, Babalu...

Jun 5, 2012 1:22 am

Nate Marquardt Talks TRT & Brands Woodley A Boring Fighter

By Jamie McAllister Nate Marquardt comments while on the MMAHour. Marquardt firstly talks about stopping TRT use and opting to try other methods to improve his health. “I didn’t know if I was going to be able to fulfill my dreams going that route (TRT). I just feel it was so much of a hassle...

Jun 4, 2012 9:10 am

Cris Cyborg Calls Out Ronda Rousey, Says She Has Man Parts | MMA News

By Evan Stoumbelis After winning gold at the World Jiu-Jitsu Championship, Ronda Rousey was called out by none other than suspended Strikeforce fighter Cris Cyborg. Cyborg took to Twitter, posting an alleged photoshopped image of Gina Carano looking bloody and bruised. Following that post, Cyborg tweeted Rousey saying “You’re next Rousey: you have a d*ck,...

Jun 3, 2012 12:47 pm

VIDEO | Scott Coker Wants Rousey vs. Cyborg To Happen | MMA NEWS

Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker talks about the conclusion of the Strikeforce heavyweight grand prix, what’s next for Daniel Cormier and Josh Barnett, Gilbert Melendez’s future, the possibility of making Ronda Rousey vs. Cris Cyborg, and much more.

Jun 1, 2012 6:00 am

Cormier Wants Any EX UFC Champ He Can Get, Including Tim Sylvia | MMA NEWS

Tim Sylvia has made it known how badly he would like to rejoin the ranks of the UFC. However unlikely that may be, a future fight with Daniel Cormier may be the next best thing for the one time UFC Champ. Who knows if Sylvia does get a chance at Cormier and shocks the world,...

May 30, 2012 3:25 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Vinny Magalhães Talks Silva, Sonnen, M-1 Global and His UFC Prospects

Vinny Magalhães is one of the most talked-about mixed martial artists not currently signed to a major promotion’s talent roster. The 27-year-old Brazilian has been getting attention lately for a number of reasons: (1) training consensus #2 middleweight Chael Sonnen in the lead up to his rematch with UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva, who is...

May 30, 2012 12:40 pm

Franklin vs. Le Off, Franklin vs. Silva II Now Official For UFC 147 | UFC NEWS

The UFC has been forced to shuffle fight cards once again. This past weekend it was revealed that UFC middleweight Vitor Belfort had been forced out of his UFC 147 main event against Wanderlei Silva with a broken hand. As a result the UFC has pulled Rich Franklin from his scheduled date with Strikeforce import...

May 28, 2012 11:34 am

Dana White Confirms Cormier UFC Bound, Wants Undersized HW To Drop To 205 | UFC NEWS

Daniel Cormier’s recent domination during a five round fight, winning the Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix Championship by unanimous decision on May 19, 2012 at Strikeforce: Barnett vs Cormier leads UFC President Dana White to say “Yes, he will end up coming over to the UFC. The thing is I’d love to see the guy go down...

May 28, 2012 3:52 am

The Ultimate Fighter Brazil Episode 10 Recap | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister On last weeks episode the final bout of the quarter finals took place with Delson “Pe De Chumbo” Heleno of Team Wanderlei being defeated by Sergio “Serginho” Moraes of Team Belfort via rear-naked-choke in the first round. Due to Team Belfort dominating the competition with 7 of 8 semi-final spots the teams...

May 27, 2012 3:04 pm

Aftermath | The Best And Worst Of UFC 146 | UFC NEWS

UFC 146 was a battle of the Goliaths ending quicker than scheduled due to a night full of finishes that did not disappoint. Main Card Lavar Johnson was looking to knock out the “Skyscraper”.   They clinch,  Stefan Struve jumps guard and submits Lavar Johnson with his superior grappling via armbar  in Round 1 ending this...

May 23, 2012 6:55 am

Following Barnett Win Cormier Looking For High Profile Fight | MMA NEWS

“I think if there is a plus one and Zuffa’s going to send someone over it is going to have to be someone that is very good you know? Maybe Carwin, as he’s coming back. He’s a guy with a lot of name value and I don’t necessarily know if that’s a step up (from...

May 22, 2012 8:28 am

Just Scrap Radio Returns Today At 1pm ET With Thomson, Belcher, Kyle And Cesar Gracie

Today we embark on the latest edition of BJPENN.COM’s “Just Scrap Radio” hosted by Jens and Abel Pulver. This week we have Strikeforce lightweight Josh Thomson who will talk about his fight with Gilbert Melendez this past Saturday on Showtime. Alan Belcher is hitting the airwaves to discuss his fighting career and free webinar on...

May 21, 2012 11:02 pm

Anderson Silva Says He's Staying At Middleweight | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva in an interview with TATAME. Silva comments on staying in the Middleweight division. “We have a couple of athletes in the above division, which are Rafael Feijao (Strikeforce), who’s a big name in the division and Fabio Maldonado, who just fought and lost by points. We have...

May 21, 2012 1:07 pm

Opposing View | Why Gilbert Melendez Beat Josh Thomson | MMA NEWS

By Jonathan Kirschner The mixed martial arts community has been in an uproar ever since it was announced that Gilbert Melendez retained his title in a win over Josh Thomson by way of split decision. Whether people are defending the fact that the judges made the right call or arguing that Thomson should have won...

May 21, 2012 9:24 am

PHOTO | Josh Barnett Shows Off Nasty Hand Break Suffered Saturday | MMA NEWS

By: Jason Kindschy Following his loss to Daniel Cormier on Saturday, Josh Barnett explained to Mauro Ranallo that he broke his hand early in the first round of the Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix Final. Barnett put any doubts of his claim to rest Sunday when he posted an X-ray of his left hand on Twitter....

May 21, 2012 7:35 am

Opposing View | Why Josh Thomson Beat Gilbert Melendez

  By Evan Stoumbelis This past Saturday, fans saw Gilbert Melendez defend his Lightweight belt in a split-decision victory against Josh Thomson. This fight served as the rubber match for the two men, who split victories in their prior meetings. The decision however, was a controversial one, with fans booing Melendez after he was declared...

May 20, 2012 12:49 pm

Quick Twitt | Melendez vs. Thomson IV? – Champ Says "No" | MMA NEWS

Following last night’s razor thin split-decision victory over Josh Thomson many fans are calling for a fourth encounter between the two Strikeforce lightweights. However the champ, Gilbert Melendez according to this tweet from USA Today has had enough of Thomson in his life. If the decision had went the other way, which many think it...

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 9:12 am

King Mo Bellator/TNA Deal Good for MMA | MMA NEWS

By Ryan Busuttil: A common complaint of MMA fans, especially when Brock Lesnar made the jump from the WWE to the UFC in 2008, is to not associate Mixed Martial Arts with professional wrestling. “Wrestling’s fake”, “Only idiots watch wrestling”, etc. are among the comments that I’ve read over the years anytime professional wrestling is...

May 18, 2012 8:37 am

SPOTLIGHT | Hideo Tokoro Trains At Black House (Photo Gallery) | MMA NEWS

By Guest Columnist Glen Isobe: Japanese MMA fighter Hideo Tokoro’s career has spanned 56 fights over the last 12 years in a list of Japanese fight organizations: Dream, TFC, ZST, Shooto, RINGS and K-1 Hero’s. In 2005, his popularity skyrocket in Japan after a spinning-backfist-KO victory over Shooto Lightweight Champion, Alexandre “Poquieno” Nogueira, in the...

May 18, 2012 8:10 am

Cain Velasquez vs. Antonio Silva: Fight Breakdown | UFC NEWS

Through all the shifting that the UFC 146 card has gone through, its good to see that the co-main event is still intact and now features two men who will come together to make a very intriguing matchup before the Heavyweight title fight as former UFC Heavyweight champion, Cain Velasquez will take on UFC newcomer...

May 18, 2012 8:08 am

UFC 146 Conference Call Highlights | UFC NEWS

By: Jason Kindschy “..I think anytime you go in as the underdog it gives you motivation because you’re more driven to win when people you expect you to,” stated Frank Mir in yesterdays conference call for UFC 146. The conference call featured competitors from the main event, UFC heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos, and former...

May 18, 2012 7:15 am

POLL RESULTS | Are You Still A Nick Diaz Fan Following Latest No-Show?

In our latest polling here at BJPENN.COM we focused in on last weekend’s BJJ Expo no-show and how that impacted the fan support of popular MMA fighter Nick Diaz. A lot of work and energy went into last weekend’s Expo in Long Beach, California and it was supposed to cap off with a super-fight main...

May 17, 2012 5:32 pm

Johnson And Struve Weigh-In On New UFC 146 Booking | UFC NEWS

Fast-rising heavyweight Lavar Johnson has accepted a UFC 146 showdown with Stefan Struve next Saturday, agreeing to replace an injured Mark Hunt on just nine days’ notice. The UFC 146 main card has completely morphed from when it was originally announced, but it remains the first ever all-heavyweight card in UFC history. Johnson is coming...

May 17, 2012 8:47 am

VIDEO | TheSHOOT! – Josh Thomson | MMA NEWS

“The Shoot!” is back with this special feature on Josh Thomson. Josh fights Gilbert Melendez on Showtime this Saturday for the Strikeforce lightweight title.