1811 Search Results for STRIKEFORCE

Oct 13, 2011 5:20 am

King Mo Has Rampage On His Radar, Wants To Fight

“This fool Rampage calls me out, and then people get mad when I respond? He’s a b—h in my eyes, because he didn’t respond. Maybe he’ll respond later, but the word is he wants to fight Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua. That’s whatever. But he called me out, so I’m going to respond. When’s the last time...

Oct 12, 2011 5:30 am

Not So Fast: Gilbert Melendez Not Yet Going To UFC, Will Face Masvidal On Dec. 17

Rumors fueled by UFC president Dana White had up until yesterday, placed Strikeforce lightweight champion, Gilbert Melendez in a possible title fight with UFC champion Frankie Edgar. However after much speculation, the Strikeforce star will continue his duties as the Strikeforce lightweight champion and will attempt to defend his belt against ATT product, Jorge Masvidal...

Oct 11, 2011 1:55 pm

Vigilante MMA Fighter Dresses Up As Superhero To Stop Crime In Seattle

With a perfect amateur record in Mixed Martial Arts, the brother of Strikeforce fighter Caros Fodor, Mr. Ben Fodor has been making national news with the vigilante style justice he is serving out on the streets of Seattle. The fighter dresses up as comic book character Phoenix Jones with pepper spray in hands and prowls...

Oct 7, 2011 10:10 am

Shogun Thinks He Is The Underdog To Dan Henderson

And why does he think that you ask? Because “Hendo” just beat Fedor… “He has heavy hands indeed, he can punches you in such a way that leads you to a knockout. We’re two guys who go for the KO, it’ll be a good for the MMA fans. He doesn’t like to play it cool,...

Oct 7, 2011 7:58 am

Paul Daley Training With GSP, Wants Nick Diaz Rematch In UFC

“If Lorenzo (Fertitta) came to me and said, ‘What you did we can look past that. Would you like to come back to the UFC?’ I just want everyone to be clear that yeah, I’ve got nothing personal against the UFC, and I do think they are a great organization… Me and Andre Winner will...

Oct 6, 2011 12:34 pm

King Mo Has Harsh Words For Rampage Jackson

“Rampage can talk all that noise, but I’m gonna take his spot. I’m gonna put his bitch ass on the B-Team! His punk ass wants to say I won’t stand up and box him. I will box him with the little gloves on. I’ll box him. The thing is, I can take him down. He...

Oct 3, 2011 9:09 am

Gilbert Melendez Ready To Rise Through The UFC Ranks And Prove He’s Number 1

“It’s exciting that the boss definitely wants me over to the UFC, because it’s definitely a good move for me. As far as I’m concerned (Jorge) Masvidal is the next guy on my list, and I’m focusing 100-percent on him, so before I get too excited, I’m just focusing on tearing that guy up. But...

Oct 1, 2011 2:20 pm

Siyar Bahadurzada Says He's Headed To The UFC

“I signed with the UFC!  I’m very excited to be a part of the UFC and test my skills with the crème de la crème of MMA. I wanna thank the UFC and Dana White for this opportunity. I will shake up the welterweight division! Also special thanks to my team Golden Glory!” The reigning Shooto...

Sep 29, 2011 2:01 pm

Ben Askren vs. Jay Hieron Set for October 29

Bellator Fighting Championship has decided to put up their welterweight title up for grabs on the same exact night that the UFC is putting up theirs, October 29. In one of the most high profile Bellator fights to date, champion Ben Askren will look to defend his title against recent tournament winner Jay Hieron at...

Sep 27, 2011 2:22 pm

Henderson Sounds Off on Upcoming Fight with Shogun: “Im Better in Every Aspect”

With Dan Henderson now ready to make his return to the octagon at UFC 139 on November 19th against former light heavyweight champion Mauricio Shogun Rua, “Hendo” seems thoroughly confident that he is still one of the best fighters in the world. Henderson and Shogun will get down in just over a month and a...

Sep 26, 2011 4:18 pm

Mousasi Gives American Trained Fighters Huge Advantage In Preparation

“As far as technology and how they do it, like weight cutting and stuff like that, I’m way behind them because I don’t have those contacts. I don’t have those people around me that can help me with those things. … In the U.S., it’s a lot more professional what the athletes do there. The...

Sep 24, 2011 10:21 am

Cyborg vs. Yamanaka Booked For Dec. 17

During last night’s Strikeforce Challengers 19 event Strikeforce officials snuck in an under-the-radar fight announcement while promoting their December 17 event featuring Gilbert Melendez vs. Jorge Masvidal for the lightweight title. Female heavy-hitter, Chris Cyborg has now been booked for the event against the 12-1 Japanese star, Hiroko Yamanaka. The bout will likely be contested...

Sep 21, 2011 6:31 pm

Henderson vs. Rua Confirmed As UFC 139 Main Event, Number One Contender Bout

UFC president Dana White confirmed with the media in attendance at today’s UFC 135 pre-fight press conference that the recently announced Henderson vs. Rua fight will serve as the main event in San Jose California. Additionally, the winner is likely to get a title shot after Rashad Evans gets his stab at this weekend’s winner....

Sep 21, 2011 9:29 am

Belfort Injured, Off UFC 139 Card, Cung Le Now Faces Wanderlei Silva

Vitor Belfort has been forced to withdraw from his scheduled appearance in San Jose against former Strikeforce champion Cung Le, due to an injury. No specific details were given on the extent of the injury or the recovery time. UFC 139 is set to take place on November 19th at the HP Pavilion in San...

Sep 21, 2011 6:00 am

Mousasi Set To Return Against OSP In December

That’s right; Strikeforce has apparently adopted the “Ask and you shall receive” matchmaking policies often seen in the UFC. Strikeforce officials announced yesterday that they have booked former light-heavyweight champion Gegard Mousasi to face Ovince St. Preux on their yet to be made official December 17 event set to air on Showtime. A headliner and...

Sep 20, 2011 11:18 am

Overeem Leaves Golden Glory Over "Breach Of Trust"

Former Dream and Strikeforce heavyweight champion and new UFC roster holder Alistair Overeem has announced his departure from his longtime management team Golden Glory. In a statement he said (via twitter): “I would like to make a statement regarding the recent news of the separation from my long-time management Golden Glory. As with any relationship,...

Sep 19, 2011 4:45 pm

Dan Henderson Returns To UFC Against "Shogun" At UFC 139

Strikeforce light-heavyweight champion Dan Henderson has opted to return to the UFC ranks following his last Strikeforce win over Fedor Emelianenko. He has likely vacated his title to pursue UFC gold. Set to spoil his return to the Octagon is former UFC light-heavyweight champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua. UFC 139 is set to take place on...

Sep 19, 2011 9:09 am

Jeff Curran on his return to the UFC: "Here I am, and I am here to stay."

The Big Frog” is back. Jeff Curran, after a seven-year absence from the promotion, is back in the UFC, and he doesn’t plan on leaving again. Curran recently signed a brand-new agreement with the world’s biggest MMA promotion, and will face former title challenger Scott Jorgensen in a bantamweight bout at UFC 137 in Las...

Sep 15, 2011 7:23 pm

UFC Releases Uncut Video of BJ Penn Interview

Sometime this evening over at Mixedmartialarts.com a report ran stating that Dana White released video footage from a recent interview with BJ Penn that discredits the multiple time UFC Champions statement from this week that the UFC interviewers made him say he was going to beat Nick Diaz in their upcoming UFC 137 co-main event....

Sep 15, 2011 3:27 pm

Fedor vs. Monson Booked For Nov. 20

We reported exactly one-week ago that Fedor Emelianenko was expected to return against Jeff Monson at an unknown venue on an unknown date. We now have the missing pieces to the puzzle and according to reports the bout has been signed by all parties. M-1 Global is planning an event to take place on November...

Sep 15, 2011 9:06 am

Roger Gracie: 'I made a fatal mistake' against King Mo

“I couldn’t do what I have trained to do … I believed in my jab and he (King Mo) wasn’t bringing much danger. When I heard Renzo saying there was a minute and a half left for the end of the first round, I relaxed. I didn’t have enough time to submit him nor take...

Sep 14, 2011 3:29 pm

Maldonado Out Of UFC On Versus 6 Bout With Rosa Due To Injury

The injury bug strikes once again. This time it’s UFC on Versus 6 undercard fighter, Fabio Maldonado, who has been forced out of his light-heavyweight matchup with Aaron Rosa due to an undisclosed injury. UFC officials announced the change earlier this afternoon via twitter. The show which features a bantamweight title fight between champion, Dominick...

Sep 13, 2011 9:00 am

Gegard Mousasi Open To UFC Move

“If you’re the Strikeforce champion, then you have a lot more possibilities. I still have a contract with Strikeforce. It makes sense to be a champion there before something like fighting in the UFC can happen. But I don’t know. I’m just focusing on Strikeforce, and eventually it’s not my decision. I just need to...