1220 Search Results for STRIKEFORCE

Jun 4, 2017 9:14 am

VIDEO | Vitor Belfort discusses his UFC 212 win and what is next

VIDEO | Vitor Belfort discusses his UFC 212 win and what is next Former UFC champion Vitor Belfort scored a unanimous decision victory over former Strikeforce title holder Nate Marquardt on the main card of last night’s UFC 212 event in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Following his victory over “Nate the great”, “The Phenom” was...

Jun 4, 2017 8:15 am

Pros react to Vitor Belfort’s victory over Nate Marquardt

Pros react to Vitor Belfort vs. Nate Marquardt Last night at UFC 212, former UFC champion Vitor Belfort was able to outpoint former Strikeforce welterweight title holder Nate Marquardt on route to a unanimous decision win. Here is how the pros reacted to Vitor Belfort’s performance: https://twitter.com/NeilMagny/status/871207314656813056 https://twitter.com/Amanda_Leoa/status/871206785851547650 I'm sorry @NathanMarquardt we all now you...

Jun 3, 2017 8:28 pm

UFC 212 Results: Vitor Belfort defeats Nate Marquardt (Highlights)

UFC 212 Results: Vitor Belfort vs. Nate Marquardt A middleweight scrap between former UFC champion Vitor Belfort and former Strikeforce welterweight title holder Nate Marquardt took place on tonight’s UFC 212 main card in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Round one begins and Vitor lands a leg kick to start things off. Marquardt comes forward and...

Jun 1, 2017 1:02 pm

Dana White: Cris Cyborg is definitely fighting at UFC 214 in Anaheim

The last time we saw Cris Cyborg compete was at UFC Fight Night 95 in September of last year. Cyborg took out Lina Lansberg by TKO in a 140-pound catchweight main event fight in Brazil. With the UFC women’s featherweight division in shambles with the inaugural champion Germaine de Randamie not willing to fight Cyborg...

May 29, 2017 9:47 am

Report: Junior Dos Santos vs. Francis Ngannou bout being targeted for August

According to a report from Ariel Helwani, streaking heavyweight contender Francis Ngannou could return to the Octagon this August against his biggest test yet: former UFC heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos. The bout is being targeted for UFC 215, which is scheduled for August 19 in Seattle, Washington. UFC would like to book Francis Ngannou...

May 29, 2017 5:53 am

Athlete outfitting pay for UFC Stockholm: Prelim fighter Chris Camozzi gets top payout

Yesterday night (yesterday afternoon in North America) the UFC touched down in Sweden with UFC Stockholm, an exciting, 12-fight card. In the UFC Stockholm main event, we saw the fighting pride of Sweden, Alexander Gustafsson, pick up a dominant win over Glover Teixeira, piecing him up with crackling combos for four rounds, and putting him...

May 27, 2017 1:53 pm

VIDEO | Gegard Mousasi once again gets the Thug Life treatment

VIDEO | Gegard Mousasi once again gets the Thug Life treatment Former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion Gegard Mousasi is currently the most coveted free agent fighter in all of mixed martial arts. Mousasi is riding a very impressive five-fight win streak which includes two stoppage wins over former UFC champions. Gegard’s most recent win came...

May 22, 2017 10:52 am

VIDEO | Tim Kennedy tries his hand at bullfighting, and it looks rough

The great American writer Ernest Hemingway once said “nobody ever lives their life all the way up except bullfighters.” If Hemingway had lived long enough to witness the explosion of mixed martial arts, he might just have revised that statement to include “…and mixed martial artists.” Regardless, the writer probably would probably be very impressed by...

May 17, 2017 7:49 am

Cris “Cyborg” Justino backs Luke Rockhold, questions Dana White’s decisions

If you’ve been paying attention to the MMA headlines over the last few days you’ve probably seen that former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold and UFC President Dana White have been having a difference of opinions. This conflict began when Rockhold went off on the UFC for awarding the next crack at Michael Bisping’s middleweight throne...

May 15, 2017 8:28 am

Nick Diaz was not impressed by Demian Maia’s defeat of Jorge Masvidal

On Saturday night, on the main card of the stacked UFC 211, Jorge Masvidal met Demian Maia in what appeared to be a welterweight number one contender fight. In advance of this fight, Masvidal exuded confidence. He also stepped onto the canvas as a slight betting favorite. In the end, however, the Cuban-American became the...

May 14, 2017 1:02 pm

Nick Diaz blasts the UFC!

Nick Diaz blasts the UFC! Former Strikeforce welterweight champion Nick Diaz has not stepped foot inside the octagon since his UFC 183 middleweight scrap with Anderson Silva which occurred in January of 2015 in Las Vegas. The “Stockton Slugger” was outpointed by “The Spider” that night in Sin City and ended up losing the main...

May 14, 2017 9:57 am

Athlete Outfitting Pay for UFC 211: champs Miocic, Jedrzejczyk pocket $40,000

Last night, the UFC touched down in Dallas, Texas with the stacked UFC 211. In the main event of the evening, UFC heavyweight champ Stipe Miocic defended his title for a second time, putting former foil Junior Dos Santos away with a barrage of first-round punches. The co-main event, meanwhile, saw UFC strawweight champ Joanna...

May 12, 2017 1:09 pm

VIDEO | Luke Rockhold calls for pivotal middleweight matchup if Bisping vs. Romero holds true

The UFC middleweight contenders voices were heard as many were unhappy with the initial announcement that former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre was going to challenge Michael Bisping for his middleweight title. With St-Pierre recently stating that he would not be ready to fight until after October, UFC President Dana White announced that he canceled...

May 11, 2017 12:18 pm

Jorge Masvidal discusses possible title fight with former teammate Tyron Woodley

This weekend, on the main card of UFC 211, Demian Maia will risk the welterweight title shot many fans feel he has already earned when he takes on dangerous contender Jorge Masvidal. In the opinion of welterweight champion Tyron Woodley, Maia’s accepting this fight was not a smart move. The champ has now said on...

May 6, 2017 9:41 pm

Gegard Mousasi: “I won’t miss fighting if I retire”

Gegard Mousasi: “I won’t miss fighting if I retire” Surging UFC middleweight contender Gegard Mousasi is currently a free agent. The former Strikeforce light heavyweight title holder, Mousasi, is riding a very impressive five-fight win streak which includes two stoppage wins over former UFC champions. Gegard’s most recent win came at last month’s UFC 210...

May 4, 2017 11:08 am

UFC 213 stacking up to be a massive card

Former UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler and Donald Cerrone are set to fight in the Octagon at UFC 213 in Las Vegas, Nevada on July 8. That is a fight fans are surely thrilled about seeing and as of now, it isn’t headlining or even the co-main event of the pay-per-view card. UFC bantamweight champion...

May 3, 2017 1:16 pm

Luke Rockhold says he has just started training camp

It has been nearly a year since former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold last fought in the Octagon. Rockhold was upset by current UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping, losing the UFC middleweight title after getting knocked out by “The Count” in the first round of their UFC 199 championship fight. With battling some injuries and...

Apr 25, 2017 10:56 am

PHOTO | UFC Singapore gets cool official poster

On June 17, the UFC will return to Asia with UFC Singapore. The promotion has been sure to stack this Asian return with some excellent fights. In the UFC Singapore main event, we’ll see former UFC women’s bantamweight champ and recent featherweight title challenger Holly Holm take on former bantamweight title challenger Bethe Correia. The...

Apr 24, 2017 12:48 pm

Rafael Dos Anjos says he passed out during weight cut for Alvarez fight

In a few short weeks, Rafael Dos Anjos will make his debut in the UFC welterweight division, taking on former Strikeforce champ Tarec Saffiedine at UFC Fight Night 111 in Singapore. The reason for this move is an increasingly gruelling cut to the lightweight division’s 155-pound cap – a cut that sometimes began north of...

Apr 24, 2017 12:05 pm

Rafael Dos Anjos reveals massive walk-around weight ahead of welterweight move

Earlier this year, former UFC lightweight champion Rafael Dos Anjos announced his plans to abandon the 155-pound lightweight division he had called home for so long in favor of the 170-pound welterweight division. Though this plan seemed to be motivated in part by his consecutive lightweight losses to Eddie Alvarez and Tony Ferguson, he made it...

Apr 24, 2017 7:11 am

VIDEO | Kenny Florian gets put to sleep in grappling match

Over the weekend, UFC veteran and The Ultimate Fighter season 1 competitor Kenny Florian took to the mats to compete at the Abu Dhabi World Pro Championship 2017. Unfortunately, his latest trip into the grappling realm did not go as planned. Florian’s opponent in Abu Dhabi was Vitor “Shaolin” Ribeiro, a decorated grappler who also...

Apr 18, 2017 9:16 am

Rafael Dos Anjos outlines plans to become UFC welterweight champ

Earlier this year, former UFC welterweight champion Rafael Dos Anjos announced his intention to move up to the welterweight division, citing a tiresome cut to the lightweight division’s 155-pound cap as the reason for the move. After being called out by several dangerous welterweights – such as the rising Colby Covington – Dos Anjos was...

Apr 16, 2017 10:03 am

After destruction of “Jacare,” Robert Whittaker gets targeted by former champ

Last night, on the main card of UFC on Fox 24, Australia-based Kiwi Robert Whittaker stepped onto the canvas with former Strikeforce middleweight king Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza. The bout marked the biggest test of the 26 year old Whittaker’s career. Despite the scale of this test, Whittaker passed it with flying colors. First, he reversed...

Apr 16, 2017 9:08 am

Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza releases statement after TKO loss

On Friday night, Brazilian grappling sensation Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza was one of the hottest contenders in the middleweight division, and one of the most deserving men of a shot at Michael Bisping’s middleweight title. On Saturday night, he was dropped by a second-round Robert Whittaker head-kick, and polished off by a meteor shower of ground...

Apr 14, 2017 12:58 pm

Jacare Souza inks a long term deal with the UFC

Current #3 ranked UFC middleweight Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza and the UFC have come to an agreement on a new fight contract. UFC President Dana White posted a photo of Jacare holding his new contract with a smile on Friday. @ronaldojacare 😃👍🏼👊🏼 A post shared by Dana White (@danawhite) on Apr 14, 2017 at 11:56am PDT...

Apr 12, 2017 1:07 pm

Hard to deny Gegard Mousasi’s value to the UFC with his compelling UFC event stats

Gegard Mousasi has picked up multiple championship titles throughout his mixed martial arts career, including a light heavyweight Strikeforce strap and two division titles in DREAM. There is no denying the UFC middleweight contender’s status as one of the elite fighters in mixed martial arts. However, Mousasi in now at the crossroads on his MMA...